Disclaimer and Copyright

While every endeavour has been taken by Horowhenua District Council, Te Taitoa Māori o Te Awahou Trust and the Dutch Connection Trust Museum to ensure that this website is functioning correctly and the information on them is current and as accurate as possible, this will not always be achievable and therefore the following disclaimer applies.

This website is provided "as is" without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, compatibility, non-infringement, accuracy and security. The Horowhenua District Council does not guarantee or represent that the content and/or facilities (including, but not limited to, online transaction processing services) available or accessible via this website and subsidiary websites will always be accurate, complete or current; free of errors, defects, viruses or other harmful components; or that access to this website and subsidiary websites will be uninterrupted.

To the greatest extent possible under New Zealand law the Horowhenua District Council expressly disclaims all liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage occasioned from the use or inability to use this website, whether directly or indirectly resulting from inaccuracies, defects, viruses, errors - whether typographical or otherwise, omissions, out of date information or otherwise.

Accessing this website, using online transaction processing services on them and the downloading of material from them, is done entirely at the user's own risk.

Links and references to other websites are provided to you as a convenience only. The Horowhenua District Council does not endorse or assume any responsibility for any other websites, material posted on them, or products or services offered on those websites.


General Copyright

Information on this website and is owned or otherwise provided by the Horowhenua District Council, Te Taitoa Māori o Te Awahou Trust and the Dutch Connection Trust Museum.

All material on this website, including, without limitation, text, images, graphics, layout, look-and-feel and any other information contained on or in this website (collectively, 'content'), is subject to copyright and other proprietary rights, including but not limited to the Copyright Act 1994 (New Zealand) and international copyrights, trademarks or other intellectual property rights and laws.

Unless otherwise stated, copyright in the content and behaviours of this website is owned by or licensed to the Horowhenua District Council. In particular, it is noted the copyright to some content of this website is owned by (but is not limited to) Horowhenua District Council, Te Taitoa Maori o Te Awahou Trust and the Dutch Connection Trust Museum. Any individual seeking to use copyrighted content from this website should contact Horowhenua District Council in the first instance to confirm who owns the copyright to the content. 

The Horowhenua District Council authorises you to access and view content on this website and subsidiary websites, print individual pages and download a single copy of the material of this website and subsidiary websites for your personal, non-commercial use. You can reproduce this copyright material free of charge without further permission, as long as you:

  • reproduce the material accurately
  • do not use the material in a derogatory manner or a misleading context, and
  • acknowledge the source and copyright status of the material.

Trademarks, logos and service marks (collectively, 'marks') displayed on this website are registered or unregistered Marks of the Horowhenua District Council or others, are the property of their respective owners, and may not be used without prior written permission of the owner of such marks.

General licensing terms do not apply to material on this website that is covered by the Flags, Emblems and Names Protection Act 1981.

Third Party Copyright

The permission to use the Horowhenua District Council material does not extend to any material on this site that is identified as being the copyright of a third party. Authorisation to reproduce any such material must be obtained from the copyright holders concerned. 

The information contained in this website is owned by, and copyrighted to the Horowhenua District Council, unless stated otherwise.