Horowhenua Mail

Mayor challenges Government

Horowhenua councillor Ross Campbell is accused by other councilors of breaching the code of conduct.

Horowhenua mayor Michael Feyen doesn't trust his deputy mayor, but can't get rid of him.

Bartholomew scoops big prize

Fraser Bartholomew and new-ball bowling partner Liam Pinfold. Bartholomew is the reigning Horowhenua-Kapiti player of ...

Bartholomew took the H-K player of the season crown.

Top teams stay unbeaten

Willie Paia'aua, here pictured playing for the Manawatu Turbos, is the equal-leading tryscorer in the Horowhenua-Kapiti ...

Both overcame serious challenges to win on Saturday.

Dialysis opens in Levin

Pat Hepi receives dialysis treatment at Horowhenua Health Centre.

Patients can now walk to appointments instead of a 40-minute drive to Palmerston North.

Council spat continues

Ross Campbell is facing a complaint over his decision to speak publicly about a private meeting.

Another complaint is laid against an outspoken Horowhenua councillor.

Let us watch

Michael Feyen rightly told the MidCentral DHB about the success of his council's livestreaming.

OPINION: It's simple, cheap and effective, so there's no excuse not to livestream.

Dialysis service for Levin

Horowhenua Health Centre, 2016. The centre has outgrown its building size.

Some Horowhenua patients will no longer have to travel to Palmerston North for treatment.

CentreSkate on brink of closure

Children will lose an inline skating option if CentreSkate closes next month.

Three spots need to be filled in the next month.

Golden run for Jarvis

Cameron Jarvis with his two medals from the Special Olympics World Winter Games.

The Levin man won gold and bronze medals at world games.

Streaming request

Horowhenua mayor Michael Feyen wants DHB meetings livestreamed.

Call to push public health meetings into the modern age and public domain.

Manawatu help for Edgecumbe

Receding floodwaters reveal the damage to Edgecumbe after a flood bank was breached in early April.

Palmerston North man helped out Edgecumbe residents after a flood washed through the town.

Easter traffic backs up

Southbound traffic queued at the Otaki roundabout about 5.30pm on Easter Monday.

Southbound motorists say it took an hour to get from Levin to Otaki on Monday afternoon.

Free vegan cooking classes for kids

Children at Te Takere in Levin learn how to make pasta at a weekly cooking class.

Manawatu children are cooking up a storm of vegan food at a Palmerston North cafe.

Reason for meeting unclear

Horowhenua deputy mayor Wayne Bishop will not say what was discussed at a closed meeting.

Horowhenua District Council tightlipped about details of public-excluded meeting.

Push for Easter trading

The Horowhenua District Council conducted a survey to determine whether people want Easter trading in the district.

Horowhenua shop owners see no reason why their doors must remain closed.

Ice hockey at Palmerston North rink gallery

Two teams from the Levin Thunder ice hockey club play a game at Palmerston North's ice rink. Arden Phillips heads for goal.

More used to inline skates, players tested their skills on Palmerston North's ice-skating rink.

Moynihan tunes up for scholarship, as clubmates take age-group titles

Rebecca Moynihan and Jon Winter.

Club took three titles as Moynihan broke Wellington record.

Event to revitalise windmill

The Big Dutch Day Out will be held at the end of April to raise funds for repairs to Foxton's De Molen windmill.

De Molen has been out of order for over a month.

Thousands race through forest

Keen runners, from left, Meghan Cavanagh, Karen Logan, Wendy Evans, Julie Robbers at the Great Forest Run, Waitarere, on ...

Nearly 3000 people raced through Waitarere Forest for fun, community and charity.

Students set to take flight

Alex Wiley, from Levin, received his Wings at his Massey University Aviation Wings ceremony on Friday.

A cluster of aviation students are taking flight after receiving their wings.

Murder denied

Palmiro MacDonald was last seen alive in the week leading up to Easter 2016.

Man charged with mysterious killing of Palmiro MacDonald pleads not guilty.

Pensioners worried

Paul Swinburn, who lives in Horowhenua District Council-owned pensioner housing, is worried his rent may increase once ...

Plans to sell pensioner housing in Horowhenua have residents fearing they'll be priced out.

Otaki bright sparks to light up town

Otaki College student Cody Manning, 11, programs LED strip lights for his school's LUX Light Festival project.

The archway and welcome mat will appear in Otaki next month.

Encouraging signs for Kapiti despite loss

The Kapiti women's P1 team talk things over during their preseason match against Karori.

Kapiti's 1-0 loss started their second season in P1 hockey.

LCOB target Paraparaumu after unbeaten start

Levin College Old Boys centre Loto Nua runs with the ball during his side's 20-14 win over Toa at Levin Domain last season.

LCOB and Waikanae the only unbeaten teams after two rounds.

Paraparaumu take triple crown

The Paraparaumu Cricket Club senior A side after their Coastal Challenge Cup win. They had cause to celebrate again on ...

Paraparaumu Cricket Club has completed a perfect three weeks, and four ticks on the wall, with a victory in the Horowhenua-Kapiti two-day cricket final. 

Building report divides

Levin business owner Ricardo Hormazabal says it's important the Horowhenua District Council building is safe for staff ...

Leave it to the experts, says Horowhenua deputy mayor. Not everyone agrees.

Rising fast

Monique Davidson will become chief executive of Central Hawke's Bay District Council.

Horowhenua council manager becomes one of New Zealand's youngest chief executives.

Choking on our failure to merge

The Poplar Ave interchange for the Kapiti expressway, looking west.

OPINION: Merging requires motorists to be aware and considerate. Obviously, we're dreadful at it.

Pet shop inquiry continues

A fish tank at the Levin Pet World, which was inspected by the SPCA this month.

Levin pet shop gets preliminary all-clear from SPCA inspectors.

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