The Clean Car Wash service launches in Levin, bringing a shine to vehicles

The Clean Car Wash service launches in Levin, bringing a shine to vehicles

The Clean Car Wash service launched in Levin with a grand opening on July 23, which looks to make vehicles shiny once again. In addition, the franchise offered free car washes through the weekend to get people interested in their service. Free car washes were available from 9am to 4.30pm...

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Horowhenua District Council opens Grant Applications for community groups and initiatives

Horowhenua District Council opens Grant Applications for community groups and initiatives

Horowhenua District Council is opening applications for a new Community Support Grant starting in August to support community groups and initiatives within the community. The new Community Grant includes the Shannon Community Development and Creative Communities Scheme Grants. Starting from August 1, those interested can apply through the Council website...

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Motorcyclist injured following crash with Truck on Oxford Street in Levin, Horowhenua

Motorcyclist injured following crash with Truck on Oxford Street in Levin, Horowhenua

Emergency services responded to reports of a crash on State Highway 1 in Levin, Horowhenua, Thursday evening. The crash occurred at around 6pm just past the intersection of Bath Street and Oxford Street across from the Salvation Army building. Two Police units, one Fire and Emergency truck and St John...

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Gladstone Road East of Levin closed due to slip, Horowhenua

Gladstone Road East of Levin closed due to slip, Horowhenua

Gladstone Road East of Levin will be closed for some time due to a slip causing a significant blockage. The road was expected to be reopened by 4pm on Tuesday, but the slip continued to fall and created more blockage. Contractors were not able to clear the road in time...

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The big historical Lake Horowhenua cleanup – video

The big historical Lake Horowhenua cleanup – video

Ōtaki MP Terisa Ngobi announced the big cleanup of Lake Horowhenua in hopes to restore it for future generations. An agreement was made to buy 142hA of farm land that will be converted into a wetland and primordial vegetation area to improve the water quality levels of the lake. Advocacy...

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Funding confirmed for Ōtaki to North of Levin Expressway

Funding confirmed for Ōtaki to North of Levin Expressway

On Thursday morning, the announcement was made by Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Grant Robertson during the Electra Business Breakfast at Southward Car Museum that funding costing more than $817 million will be going ahead for the Ōtaki to North of Levin Expressway. The Expressway is part of a...

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Ōtaki MP Terisa Ngobi welcomes Horowhenua’s Māori ward decision

Ōtaki MP Terisa Ngobi welcomes Horowhenua’s Māori ward decision

Ōtaki Labour MP, Terisa Ngobi, has welcomed the Horowhenua District Council’s decision which will add a Māori ward in the local body elections for 2022 and 2025. Better council decision-making processes will be a huge benefit and play a dedicated role in local Government as part of this decision for...

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Work underway on State Highway 57 for new safety improvements

Work underway on State Highway 57 for new safety improvements

State Highway 57 will be getting much-needed safety improvements with construction beginning next week. The aim of improvement is to prevent deaths and serious injuries from crashes on the road. Waka Kotahi’s Regional Relationships Director Emma Speight said in a statement that the road is of importance, including for the...

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Terisa Ngobi says Ōtaki to North of Levin Highway build will not start until 2025

Terisa Ngobi says Ōtaki to North of Levin Highway build will not start until 2025

Labour MP for Ōtaki, Terisa Ngobi, said on Sept 24 (2020) at an Election meeting that the Ōtaki to North of Levin (O2NL) Highway build will not happen until 2025. National’s Tim Costley said the road needs to be built to save lives and get the region moving. A suggestion...

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Two-Vehicle crash blocks both lanes near Levin, Horowhenua

Two-Vehicle crash blocks both lanes near Levin, Horowhenua

Emergency services responded to a two-vehicle crash at around 6:10 pm near Levin. The collision occurred between the intersection of Kimberly Road and Tui Glen Drive on State Highway 57, close to Speldhurst Retirement Village. thisquality understands that Injuries as a result of the crash were not immediately known. Both...

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