Horowhenua Chronicle



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  • Shark jump scare

    When The Good Oil got its hands on the new all-electric Opel Corsa, the first thing to find out wasn’t range, charge rate or anything boring like that.

  • Glorious gardens feature in trail to help raise the roof

    Two Ōhau gardens the subject of separate features in a New Zealand gardening magazine recently are sure to bring attention to a garden trail raising funds to save the town’s community hall.

  • Whack your subscriptions on the head

    Are you suffering financial death by a thousand micro subscriptions each month? Most of us are paying $3 here, $10 there on everything from streaming services to dental plans. These silent spenders can add up to thousands of dollars a year and are becoming the scourge of money management.

  • Couple adding to heirloom apple collection

    Linda Stopforth and partner Ray Yates hang out in Horowhenua most weekends quietly plodding away at their modest lifestyle block.

  • The $33m fix right under our feet

    An estimated 100 million tonnes of cow and sheep manure are deposited on our pastures each year.

  • BEVs boom in NZ sales for 2022

    A 77 per cent increase in the sales of electrified vehicles helped drive the New Zealand new-vehicle industry to its strongest-ever year in 2022: the final figure of 116,445 SUV and passenger vehicles was up 3.8 per cent on 2021. Although the overall market, including commercials, was 164,813 — just 474 down on last year.

  • All aboard for train adventure

    Two more days and I’ll be on an airplane home! Oh ... and it’s snowing!


    Levin Golf Club results week ending January 15

  • More than 100 artists show their work

    The annual Festival of Pots and Garden Art gets under way in Ōtaki this week.

  • Dairy farmers up for the challenge

    Dairy farmers’ commitment to a better future for New Zealand is being shared in a DairyNZ campaign, Here for the Long Game.

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