Locals joke that it takes five minutes to get anywhere which is true for most commutes, unless going a little further afield. If you’re raising a family, the wide open spaces, beaches, rivers, parks, reserves and many local sports and community groups, make it easier for kids to be kids and for parents to feel a greater sense of balance.
Nestled between the Tararua Range and the Tasman Sea, Horowhenua is home to a range of adventure activities. Whether you enjoy a stroll on the beach or prefer the thrill of biking down a mountain, there is something for everyone.
With changes in the way Kiwi work, it is now the norm for many to enjoy a balance of working from home and in the office. This means now more than ever, a career either in Horowhenua or its neighbouring regions, Greater Wellington and Manawatū/Whanganui, is not only accessible but an option many have embraced.
Horowhenua offers a balanced lifestyle. Enjoy a career, raise a family and still have time to do what fills your cup up.
Whether you're looking for your first role, you’re newly qualified or have lots of experience, your dream job might just be waiting for you in Horowhenua.
Knowledge is power and Horowhenua is committed to supporting everyone’s learning journey.