We are on a Horowhenua mission to activate the opportunities we have right here!

The Horowhenua Company Ltd (THCL)
is the independent economic development
agency for Horowhenua

THCL undertakes activities and projects to enable the Horowhenua NZ Trust to achieve its mission, to improve the social and economic wellbeing for all of Horowhenua. We champion Horowhenua, understanding the opportunities for growth. We identify and attract investment to achieve the outcomes.

THCL identifies gaps and takes action on the priorities for Horowhenua - we make stuff happen!

DISTRICT SNAPSHOT

We fulfil our role by targeting our efforts to achieve the highest impact”

OUR ACTIVITIES

CONNECTING PEOPLE & INFORMATION

  • BA5

  • Webinars

  • Women in Business Lunch Series

  • Futures Day

  • Work-ready programmes & pathways

KNOWING & UNDERSTANDING

  • Environmental scanning

  • Economic dashboards

  • Business confidence

  • Innovation & new ideas

COMMUNICATION

  • Business Success stories

  • Impacts &  Achievements

  • Case studies

LATEST NEWS & CASE STUDIES

Local wins at RMB Apprentice of the Year Awards

Proud to celebrate two decades of excellence among carpentry apprentices, Registered Master Builders in partnership with CARTERS announces the top three apprentices from the Central North Island & EaRead more

ELECTRA BA5 EVENTS KICK OFF

David Cunliffe, a Director at Polis Consulting Group was the first speaker to kick off this years ELECTRA BA5 events for 2024. David shared his views on the new government's first 100 days and theRead more

Shannon’s buzzing with a hive of new businesses

Renee Cohen our business growth advisor visited Dave Collins this week at his recently opened Wild Stag Honey store in Shannon. Dave, a Shannon local, who has turned his hobby into a business, usedRead more

TATUM REDEVELOPMENT BEGINS

One of the historical sites of Horowhenua with a strong of history is Tatum Park. The property is located on SH1 south of Levin, boarding the Waikawa Stream and fertile market gardens.  The propertyRead more

Preferred alliance partners for Ōtaki to north of Levin highway announced

The Ōtaki to north of Levin (Ō2NL) project takes another significant step forward today with the announcement of preferred alliance partners to deliver the new highway and walking and cycling path.Read more

Levin Waitārere Beach Surf Life Saving Club opens new building

The Levin Waitārere Beach Surf Life Saving Club has a stunning new facility, named Te Whare Waitā, which was opened last Saturday, an event that was followed by an open day for the public. Sitting Read more

NEW ROBERT HARRIS CAFÉ OPENS IN FOXTON

"Hello Foxton!! We are so excited for the opening tomorrow and can’t wait to see you here" say Karyn and Veronique Read.  They are the new owners of the Robert Harris Franchised Cafe, the first inRead more

WOMEN IN BUSINESS LUNCHEON HUGE SUCCESS

The final Women in Business Luncheon was hosted at the Levin Kia showroom on Friday the 24th November.  Dining with the ‘cars’ became the new catch phrase as forty women had the chance to mixRead more

WOMANHOOD JOURNAL HIGHLIGHTS HOROWHENUA WOMEN

The Womanhood Journal is a publication which has provided a platform for women’s stories to be acknowledged and celebrated. To date there are more than 80 women in our community whose stories haveRead more

BRAD OLSEN SPEAKS WITH HOROWHENUA'S BUSINESS COMMUNITY

The Horowhenua Company Ltd held its end of year Electra BA5 last week at Te Takeretanga o Kura-hau-pōwith guest speaker Brad Olsen, the CE and Principal Economist at Infometrics Ltd.   AroundRead more

SNAP SHOT PROGRAMME - CASE STUDY

This year Get-Go developed a careers initiative which engaged college students, teachers, and local employers.  The ‘Snapshot’ visits programme informs students about career options in theRead more

Electra sells SECURELY®

Electra Services is an award-winning security and monitoring company. It operates under the SECURELY brand and is wholly owned by Electra Ltd, which is one of New Zealand’s largest electricityRead more