Horowhenua Council closures March 2020

Horowhenua District Council and Kāpiti Coast District Council are joining other councils around the country in closing its community centres and swimming pools following the government’s announcement that New Zealand is at Alert Level 2.

Closures in Horowhenua will affect Te Takeretanga o Kura-hau-pō in Levin …

“Our priority is the health and safety of our community. More than 25% of our district’s population is aged over 65, and it’s important that we play our part in limiting the potential spread of COVID-19. While we regret the need to close our pools and community facilities, we’re confident that our community will understand and support our decision,” Horowhenua Mayor Bernie Wanden said.…

Horowhenua District Council will reassess the closure of its community centres and the Levin Aquatic Centre in two weeks. However, Foxton Pool, which is near the end of its open season, will not open again until spring. …

Council’s service centre at 126 Oxford Street in Levin remains open.…

Loan periods have been extended on all Libraries Horowhenua books, magazines, DVDs and jigsaws, and we are asking people to keep any items they currently have on loan at home. Any items returned late due to the closure of community centres will have any fines forgiven.

Libraries Horowhenua is also offering its Homelink book delivery service to anyone who would like to receive library services from home.

Source: Councils move to protect communities from COVID-19 – Horowhenua District Council.

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