Horowhenua District Council has cuts it ambitions drastically from an increase in rates money of 6.9 per cent to a decrease of 1.83 per cent. * Horowhenua ratepayers 'appalled' at proposed rates increase * Horowhenua District Council takes more time to refine rates postponement policy The decrease means a … The Horowhenua District Council buildings in Levin. Horowhenua District Council hasn't taken a small axe to a proposed rate rise - it has rolled out the guillotine. Horowhenua District Council Adopts Annual Plan With Rates Income Decrease Tuesday, 30 June 2020, 12:34 pm Press Release: Horowhenua District Council Welcome to the Horizons Regional Council Rating Information Database. Rates increases and development contributions were the hot topics at the Horowhenua District Council's candidates meeting hosted by Grey Power. By: Janine Baalbergen The New Zealand Taxpayers' Union is praising Horowhenua District Council as "ratepayer heroes" for opting on a rare rates decrease. If the property is a cross-lease, search using the valuation number 2. It would postpone rates … NOTE: 1. Horowhenua District Council adopted a rates postponement policy on Wednesday that would be triggered after an event caused financial distress. But the Horowhenua Council scrapped development contributions in 2015 and, judging by the extent of land development planned behind closed doors by land developers and council since 2008, it would be unconscionable if council did not re-introduce the levy on land developers. The Horowhenua District Council is likely allow people suffering financial hardship to apply for a rates postponement. The Horowhenua District Council … Horowhenua councillors are being bombarded with concerns about spending and the proposed rates rise of 6.9 per cent. To view rating details for a property, enter either the property address or the valuation number and press the 'Search' button. Rates Search. Horowhenua District Council has adopted it Annual Plan, confirming a rates decrease for the district. Horowhenua District Council provides Solid Waste (rubbish) disposal facilities for residents and visitors to our District through a Kerbside Bag Collection service, and by providing Waste Transfer Stations in Foxton and Shannon. Responding to Horowhenua District Council’s decision to cut rates by 1.83% in response to COVID-19 economic hardships, New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union spokesman Louis Houlbrooke says: “Horowhenua has shown every other local council what leadership looks like.