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C 130H NZ Hercules aircraft flying by.

Our busy skies

It pays to keep an eye on the sky at Waikawa Beach. For one thing, there’s a low-flying zone just off Strathnaver Drive. For another, probably because Ohakea Air base…

Screenshot of survey information.

Opinions on public transport?

Do you have opinions on public transport options in Horowhenua? Sam Ferguson Elected Councillor, Horowhenua Horizons Regional Council, sam.ferguson@horizons.govt.nz, 027 827 7037, wants to better understand what the public transport…

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Transmission Gully driving tips

It’s been so long, waiting for the new Expressway to open, but finally, as of 31 March 2022, it’s open to the public. Update 31 March 2022: Waka Kotahi NZ…

Manga Pirau Street beach entrance with new dog poop bag dispenser next to the rubbish bin.

Shiny new dog poop bag dispenser

For as long as I’ve been visiting or living at Waikawa Beach there has been a boxy green dog poop bag dispenser on the fence at the Manga Pirau Street…

Map showing Waikawa Beach may not have cloud cover at 4am on 29 March 2022.

Venus, Saturn and Mars early on 29 March 2022

From MetService: Early risers tomorrow morning might see something neat above the eastern horizon. Venus, Saturn and Mars are all going to be clustered together. Unless of course cloud obscures…