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Horizons restricts river access as a precaution

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 1:29 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council is working with river users to restrict on-water activities through Te Apiti - Manawatu Gorge as a safety precaution. More >>

Intensive farming decision results in One Plan change

Wednesday, 9 August 2017, 3:38 pm | Horizons Regional Council

At their Strategy and Policy committee meeting today, Horizons Regional Councillors moved a recommendation for Council to investigate partial One Plan change options. More >>

Horizons Region to receive over $5.84 million

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 3:12 pm | Horizons Regional Council

The Horizons Region has been successful in securing over $5.84 million from central government under the Freshwater Improvement Fund. This will contribute towards $12.3 million worth of projects over four catchments within Manawatu-Whanganui. More >>

River Accord to receive central government funding

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 2:51 pm | Horizons Regional Council

The Manawatū River Leaders’ Forum has successfully secured $2.92 million from central government under the Freshwater Improvement Fund. This will contribute to works totalling $7.24 million over five years. More >>

Waste themed film competition opened this week

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 12:07 pm | Horizons Regional Council

All schools and early childhood centres in the Manawatu district are invited to enter the ‘taking action in reducing waste’ short film competition which opened for entries on Monday. More >>

Improvements to Palmerston North Bus Services Begin Today

Monday, 31 July 2017, 12:13 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Based on public feedback during their 2015-25 Long-term Plan and recent Annual Plan process, Horizons Regional Council has made further improvements to Palmerston North urban bus services, which begin today. More >>

Horizons’ community grants funding spread across Region

Tuesday, 25 July 2017, 11:15 am | Horizons Regional Council

Twelve community groups across the Manawatu-Whanganui Region will receive funding towards projects that will enhance the natural environment from Horizons Regional Council’s community grants programme. More >>

Melting snow causes river levels to rise in Turakina

Friday, 14 July 2017, 4:54 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Modelling by Horizons Regional Council’s hydrology team this afternoon shows that melting snow has resulted in the Turakina River rising at a level that may cause concern for residents later this evening. More >>

Horizons closes its Emergency Operations Centre

Friday, 14 July 2017, 12:11 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council Emergency Operations Centre controller Michael McCartney says the council closed its EOC at 9.30am this morning, following a conference call with all affected territorial authorities in the Region. More >>

Moutoa floodgates activated overnight

Friday, 14 July 2017, 8:39 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council EOC controller Craig Grant says the Moutoa floodgates were opened at 3.40am this morning as a result of high levels in the Manawatu River. More >>

Manawatu-Whanganui Region to continue monitoring weather

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 6:45 pm | Horizons Regional Council

MEDIA RELEASE – STORM EVENT July 2017 #3 Thursday 13 July 2017, 5.30pm Manawatu-Whanganui Region to continue monitoring weather affects overnight More >>

Horizons Council activates Emergency Operations Centre

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 2:27 pm | Horizons Regional Council

MEDIA RELEASE – STORM EVENT July 2017 #2 Thursday 13 July 2017, 2.15pm Horizons Regional Council activates Emergency Operations Centre More >>

Manawatu-Whanganui Region on weather watch

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 11:31 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council’s emergency management, river management and hydrology staff have been monitoring weather conditions and their effects on waterways across the Region overnight. More >>

$100,000 funding boost to fight invasive weeds in Te Apiti

Monday, 10 July 2017, 3:55 pm | Horizons Regional Council

The Department of Conservation (DOC) will be contributing an extra $100,000 to target invasive weeds within Te Apiti - Manawatu Gorge. More >>

One Plan intensive farming rules continue to be reviewed

Thursday, 6 July 2017, 1:32 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Following the Environmental Court’s decision on Environmental Defence Society (EDS) and Wellington Fish and Game’s declaratory proceedings against Horizons Regional Council, the Council suspended any new intensive land use consent applications for ... More >>

Lake Horowhenua’s environmental health progressing well

Tuesday, 4 July 2017, 12:39 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Work to restore Lake Horowhenua's environmental health, which has been progressing well since the establishment of the Lake Horowhenua Accord (He Hokioi Rerengatahi) in 2013, will increase in momentum later this year following a High Court decision ... More >>

Partnerships help roll out freshwater enhancement projects

Tuesday, 27 June 2017, 12:32 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council are supporting Ngaa Rauru’s ambitious planting project at the Ototoka Stream, which has been underway over the last couple of weeks. More >>

Keeping stock off stopbanks helps flood protection

Friday, 16 June 2017, 12:38 pm | Horizons Regional Council

As the wetter months set in, Horizons Regional Council is again reminding rural communities to keep grazing stock off stopbanks to ensure they are best able to perform their function as an essential flood protection asset. More >>

Focus on river management work

Monday, 12 June 2017, 11:55 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council is highlighting their role in river management for the months of June and July. More >>

Tourism Funds for additional facilities in Te Apiti

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 4:44 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Tourism Minister Hon Paula Bennett announced today that Te Apiti – Manawatu Gorge will receive $105,800 to help replace single pan permaloos with larger toilet blocks at both ends of the popular visitor destination. More >>

 

 

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