of one of my favourite walks at Waikawa Beach, which we imaginatively call Tall Stick walk (you’ll see why in the video). It includes some of the residential area, the bridge, the river, the beach, the dunes, the badlands and the forest.
I took this in the late afternoon on a stunningly gorgeous autumn day, in the middle of the Covid- 19 lockdown. It turned out to be very busy … almost as busy as a mid summers day!!
In 2020 Horizons, working with our partner councils, will complete a vulnerability assessment. This work will identify climate-related impacts across the region and make recommendations on how to address them.
Horizons Regional Council says:
We are seeking your feedback on our proposed 2020-21 Annual Plan by 5pm, Sunday 17 May 2020.
This can be done via Horizons’ Facebook page, calling us on 0508 800 800, or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line titled 2020-21 Annual Plan feedback.
Because of the shortened timeframes, detailed documentation is not available so if you want to know more about specific activities or line items please contact your local councillor directly or email Horizons at email@example.com
The library in Levin is to receive funding for a digital hub:
New Zealand’s regions will be better connected through five new digital hubs being funded through the Provincial Growth Fund, Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones says.
“The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting Alert Level 4 lockdown has shown that good internet connectivity is crucial. While we were staying in our bubbles at home, a great many of us used the internet to work, shop, pay bills, keep in touch with loved ones, and learn.
“It is something many of us take for granted, yet some communities have limited ability to access the internet or the tools to use it for financial reasons or because of their location,” Shane Jones said. …
“The hubs will allow people to connect for business development and support, and offer services such as free wi-fi, co-working spaces and guidance on use of the internet for business and skills development purposes.” Shane Jones said. …
The following will receive $400,000 each for a new regional digital hub: … Te Kateretanga O Kura-Hau-Pō, operated by Horowhenua District Council …