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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One Person arrested following Police presence on Queen Street East in Levin, Horowhenua

One Person arrested following Police presence on Queen Street East in Levin, Horowhenua

Police armed with guns and Armed Offenders Squad members reportedly forced Queen Street East in Levin to go into a temporary lockdown after an incident occurred this afternoon. A Police spokesperson told thisquality that AOS members responded to the scene as a precaution. Cordons were in place between Rugby Street...

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Police looking for two Men after two friends threatened with alleged pocket knife, Levin

Police looking for two Men after two friends threatened with alleged pocket knife, Levin

Police are on the lookout for two men who approached an informant and friend with an alleged pocket knife in Levin. The informant and friend reported hearing an alleged pocket knife open as the two men approached them on Friday night. Both ran towards the intersection of Queen Street and...

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Three Cars involved in crash on State Highway 57, Horowhenua – video

Three Cars involved in crash on State Highway 57, Horowhenua – video

Emergency services rushed to the scene of three cars that were involved in a crash on State Highway 57 near Levin in Horowhenua. Two cars were considered to be completely damaged from the crash. The crash happened shortly before 10pm at the intersection of Arapaepae Road and Queen Street. As...

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Givealittle set up after 19-year-old hospitalised from Car vs Truck crash

Givealittle set up after 19-year-old hospitalised from Car vs Truck crash

A Givealittle was set up following crash that involved a car vs truck crashing on State Highway 1 at the intersection of Waitere Beach Road in Levin on January 7. 19-year-old Leah Blair, in her second year in becoming a University teacher, was following a friend to Waitere Beach, then...

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Car and Truck reportedly crash on SH1 near Waitarere Beach Road, Levin

Car and Truck reportedly crash on SH1 near Waitarere Beach Road, Levin

Emergency services responded to a crash involving a car and truck near Levin. The crash happened at the intersection of State Highway 1 and Waitarere Beach Road at around 4:55 pm. One person was reported as seriously injured. They were airlifted by helicopter to hospital. Traffic was diverted down Koputaroa...

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Powerlines down after car crashes on SH57, Levin

Powerlines down after car crashes on SH57, Levin

Emergency services attended a crash at the intersection of Mcdonald Rd and Arapaepae Road near Levin. The crash happened at around 10:55 am. Initial indications report powerlines were taken out. Both lanes were blocked due to the nature of the crash. Motorists were advised to expect delays or use detour...

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