Horizons Regional Council - Latest News [Page 1]

Proposed direction for next 10 years set

Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 3:28 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council adopted its consultation document and supporting information for the proposed 2015-25 Long-term Plan today. More >>

Regional Council adopts plan for land transport

Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 3:26 pm | Horizons Regional Council

The recently consulted upon Regional Land Transport Plan was adopted by Horizons Regional Council during a meeting in Palmerston North today. More >>

Horizons’ community grants open early

Monday, 23 March 2015, 1:20 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council is opening its community grants programme early this year in order to encourage community groups completing planting projects throughout the Region to apply. More >>

Two Bursaries available for passionate students

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 3:25 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council has two Bursaries available for students who are passionate about studying in areas relevant to Horizons work in 2015. More >>

Taranaki spill continues to be monitored

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 2:40 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council has increased its monitoring along the Region’s western coastline following an oil spill off the Taranaki coast on Friday 20 February. More >>

Seeking public feedback on public transport

Monday, 2 March 2015, 10:35 am | Horizons Regional Council

Public transport is in the spotlight as Horizons Regional Council asks residents whether it’s on track with the draft Regional Public Transport Plan (RPTP). More >>

Change to combined Saturday bus service

Friday, 27 February 2015, 9:50 am | Horizons Regional Council

A minor route change is on its way for Wanganui’s combined Saturday bus service, making it easier for residents of the Jane Winston Retirement Village and surrounding area to enjoy bus travel. More >>

Horizons monitors coastline following Taranaki spill

Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 12:06 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council has increased its monitoring along the Region’s western coastline following an oil spill off the Taranaki coast on Friday. More >>

International students seek out bio-agents

Monday, 23 February 2015, 11:38 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council’s pest plant team hosted two international students on the hunt for bio-control insects last week. More >>

Horizons offers invaluable summer experience to students

Tuesday, 17 February 2015, 11:08 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council has provided three Science and Agriculture students with invaluable summer experience as part of their Sustainable Land Use Initiative (SLUI) scholarship. More >>

Locals see Burkes pump officially commissioned

Monday, 16 February 2015, 3:55 pm | Horizons Regional Council

The new large pump station alongside the Burkes Drain outlet to the Manawatu River was officially commissioned on Saturday with over 90 locals there to mark the occasion. More >>

Submitters share views on Region’s transport network

Tuesday, 10 February 2015, 3:40 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Transport Committee heard from 14 submitters to its draft Regional Land Transport Plan during a meeting in Palmerston North on Monday 9 February. More >>

Saffron thistle one to watch

Tuesday, 10 February 2015, 3:05 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council environmental management officer Jack Keast is asking people to keep an eye out for saffron thistle, an annual pest plant yet to breach the region’s borders. More >>

Summer ice’ a driving hazard

Monday, 2 February 2015, 2:25 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Rain on dry roads can be as slippery as ice say Horizons Regional Council’s road safety coordinators following recent showers throughout the Region. More >>

Local landowners help target old man’s beard

Monday, 26 January 2015, 9:38 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council is thanking Rangitikei landowners for assisting with an annual old man’s beard control programme by reporting sightings on their land or within the district. More >>

Recipients announced for latest round of River grant

Friday, 23 January 2015, 12:58 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Ten community-led projects will receive funding from the Manawatū River Leaders’ Accord as part of an annual grants programme to restore pride and mana in the Manawatū River and catchment. More >>

Further water restrictions to affect Region

Thursday, 22 January 2015, 1:24 pm | Horizons Regional Council

With no sign of rain forecast over the next week, water restrictions are now taking affect across the parts of the Tararua, Manawatu and Whanganui catchments within the Horizons Region. More >>

Submissions sought on transport plan

Wednesday, 21 January 2015, 11:26 am | Horizons Regional Council

A Plan to shape the Region’s transport networks is now open for public feedback and Horizons Regional Transport Committee is encouraging the community to have their say before January 30. More >>

Farmers urged to watch for yellow bristle grass

Friday, 16 January 2015, 12:18 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council is urging farmers to keep an eye out for yellow bristle grass, an invasive summer weed that spreads rapidly through pasture causing a loss in production. More >>

Drive to survive this Anniversary weekend

Thursday, 15 January 2015, 11:02 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council’s road safety team is encouraging drivers to take care this Wellington Anniversary weekend following a spate of tragedies on New Zealand roads. More >>

 

 

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