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Seeking Rural Champions
July 16, 2019
Rural Women New Zealand is calling for nominations of Rural Champions who deserve to be recognised. "The NZI Rural Women NZ Business Awards promote and celebrate rural women entrepreneurs," says National President, Fiona Gower. "We have expanded the Awards this year to include more award categories and we are see... More...

Becoming Kiwi - A Refugee's story.
July 16, 2019
Electra BA5 Thursday 25th JULYJoin us for a unique perspective on how we can work together to unlock the skills and potential that newcomers bring to Horowhenua. Tammam Tamim's story is a familiar one. With a wife and young son, two degrees in law and business administration, money in the bank, farms and cars, he wa... More...

Update: Serious crash, Manakau, Horowhenua District
May 19, 2019
Police report six people are injured following a three-car crash south of Manakau. One person has serious injuries, and five others sustained moderate injuries. The road is currently blocked and diversions are in place at Manakau and at South Manakau Road. A helicopter has been dispatched to the scene. Emer... More...

Good News - Missing Levin woman found
May 18, 2019
Police say the 49-year-old woman reported missing on Monday 13 May 2019 from Potts Hill, between Shannon and Levin, has been found safe. Levin Police had been seeking assistance from the public to locate 49-year-old Kim Seamer who had gone missing from her rural Levin address and was last seen at about 11. 00 am on ... More...

Have you seen Kim - Levin Police
May 15, 2019
Levin Police are seeking assistance from the public to locate 49-year-old Kim Seamer who has gone missing from her rural Levin address. Kim was last seen at about 11.00 am on Monday 13 May walking at the top of Potts Hill on SH56, between Shannon and Levin. Kim is... More...

Horowhenua Grief Group starting up
April 18, 2019
Local women who have lost family members to suicide recently partnered to create a grief group intended to support the whanau of loved ones who have committed suicide. Regular meetings of the Horowhenua Grief Group (HGG) will be held in a private room at Te Takeretan... More...

Police abandon court battle to trespass Māori activist
April 18, 2019
RNZ reports Police have abandoned a long-running court battle to bring a trespass charge against a Māori activist, who has been living on his ancestral land next to Lake Horowhenua for 14 years. Phil Taueki has lived beside Lake Horowhenua for 13 years in protes... More...

Rural Women NZ Business Awards 2019 Launched
April 8, 2019
Rural Women New Zealand (RWNZ) is pleased to announce that entries are now open for the NZI Rural Women NZ Business Awards 2019. "The NZI Rural Women NZ Business Awards provide an opportunity to celebrate and showcase excellence in business, entrepreneurship and inno... More...

Police continue to appeal for sightings of missing man
March 8, 2019
Police are continuing to appeal to members of the public for sightings of 22-year-old Rahul-Nathu Dahya. Sergeant David Wilson, Levin Police, says Nathu was last seen on Monday 4 March. "He left Te Horo Beach on Monday morning in a white Toyata Hiace van, license... More...

Horowhenua to hear Economic Outlook prospects from Tony Alexander
March 5, 2019
ELECTRA BUSINESS AFTER 5 5.30pm Thursday 21 March TONY'S TAKE...THE ECONOMIC OUTLOOK FOR NEW ZEALAND Tony Alexander - BNZ Chief Economist Tony Alexander is regarded as one of New Zealand's foremost economic commentators and advisors. Having spent over 20 years ... More...

Nigel Latta serves up Revolution for Breakfast
February 4, 2019
If you would like to attend this special Electra Business After 5 Breakfast we encourage you to purchase your tickets quickly as availability is strictly limited.Your event ticket includes: Entry to the Electra Business After 5 Breakfast A standing buffet breakfas... More...

Rural Women New Zealand Scholarships
February 5, 2019
The deadline for five tertiary scholarships offered by Rural Women New Zealand (RWNZ) is fast approaching, with applications due in by Friday, 1 March 2019. "Despite the current Government's first-year Fees Free policy, university remains an expensive experience for ... More...

Police report critical crash south of Foxton - UPDATE 9.47pm
December, 2018
UPDATE: 9.47pmOne person has died as a result of a crash that occurred just south of Foxton at 6:35pm. Police are working to identify the deceased person and locate next of kin.Two patients remain in Wellington Hospital in a critical condition. Diversions remain i... More...

Police hunt for man who stole 11 firearms from police station
April 26, 2019
RNZ Reports on Stolen Firearms"Police are urgently seeking a 38-year-o... More...

Serious crash - State Highway 57, Horowhenua
April 21, 2019
Police advise two people have been injured in a crash on State Highway 57 near Shannon. The crash, involving two cars... More...

Serious Crash in Ohau - critical injuries
November 27, 2018
Police are attending a serious crash on State Highway 1 in Ohau, south of Levin. The crash occurred at 4:50pm and inv... More...

Police searching for missing woman Terri-Lee Hartley
November 25, 2018
Levin Police have concerns for a woman missing since last night in the... More...

Missing woman found safe and well
November 25, 2018 8pm
UPDATE: Police have just reported missing 28-year-old Terri-Lee Hartley has been found safe and well. She was located... More...

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