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Gay Leahy – One Agency

I am a real estate specialist in residential and lifestyle sectors and a key member of the One Agency Horowhenua Realty team. If you’re looking for an honest, hardworking and enthusiastic salesperson, then look no further. I strive to get you not just a sale, but the best price possible for your property.

New World Levin

New World Levin has a home delivery service, with deliveries arriving the day after you place your order, plus we’ve got an online shopping service, along with a friendly in-store service, and a full range of products, fruit, veges, meat, dairy products – everything you need. Fuel discounts available every Tuesday.

I.C. Mark Ltd Funeral Directors And Stonemasons

I.C. Mark Ltd was established 45 years ago and remains a family business.

We are proud to employ staff with wonderful family and community values. We have funeral offices in Levin and Otaki and own and operate our own crematorium situated in lovely grounds next to the Avenue Lawn Cemetery.

Speldhurst Country Estate Lifestyle Village

A passion for Horowhenua, creating lifestyle developments, and love for his family is what drives Horowhenua builder/developer Wayne Bishop. Speldhurst is his biggest development to date. This project is not just about building houses, it is about creating a community where those who have chosen to make Speldhurst their home, have many and varied opportunities to build community together.


A family-owned business, Mobility Manawatu takes a professional, friendly, people-focused approach and has the equipment, knowledge and resources to provide the right mobility products.

Levin Auto Electrical

Levin Auto Electrical Ltd specialise in auto-electrical repairs, installations and maintenance for all makes and models of motor vehicles. The team’s years of experience and focus on quality service and exemplary workmanship mean guaranteed customer satisfaction on every job. Call the team today to discuss their services and your vehicle’s requirements, they’re happy to help.

BG Buck Electrical

Master Electrician BG Buck is your one-stop shop for all residential, commercial and electrical requirements along with commercial refrigeration, serving town and rural locations. We’re accredited heat pump suppliers and installers and provide an efficient, professional and friendly service.

G & E Taylor Construction

The original business was established in 1964. Sissons & Sim, Sim & Taylor, and now G & E Taylor. Grant started working for the Company in 1966 and became partners in approximately 1984 taking over fully in 2006. Liz started in 1984 with son Ryan joining in 1997.The company takes on Commercial, Residential and Ministry of Education builds in schools. Grant & Ryan both have a wealth of knowledge and a good rapport with clients.

Wild Rose Florist

Based in Levin we can arrange bouquets for weddings, funerals, sympathy, birthdays, babies and sometimes, just because flowers. Every bouquet we create is unique – usually they are one-offs as we rarely do one that is the same as the next. We always put the customer first and always try to get the best price for you to make the blooms affordable but still exceptional quality.

Brian Bernon – Harcourts

Brian is an expert in residential and commercial real estate, and is well placed to advise people from both within and outside the district on what to look for when it comes to their property needs. Brian has 20 years of management and project management consulting experience when looking after the needs of his customers. The top 10 things to do when investigating buying or selling – 1. call Brian and he will handle the other 9.

Crighton ITM

Crighton ITM is proud to be a trusted force in the building supplies industry. With our experienced staff to help advise you every step of the way, you can be confident that building supplies and serious DIY are our speciality.

Prior & Palmer Panelbeaters

Our collision repair service is the place to go for all your repair, painting and crash certification requirements. We have been providing quality services for over 30 years to the Horowhenua District and are approved by most insurance companies. We will have your pride and joy back on the road, looking as good as new in no time.