Horizons Regional Council - Latest News [Page 1]

Protection holds over night

Friday, 25 September 2015, 10:12 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council’s operations staff are pleased to report stopbanks damaged in the June storm event have held up over night under pressured conditions. More >>

Horizons to monitor situation overnight

Thursday, 24 September 2015, 4:37 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council’s operations and emergency management staff will continue to keep an eye on river levels in the Manawatu and Rangitikei overnight. More >>

Crews on standby to open gates

Thursday, 24 September 2015, 9:50 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council have a crew on standby to open the Moutoa floodgates late this morning after steady rain in the Tararua, Manawatu and Rangitikei catchments. More >>

Accord’s successes shared with Symposium

Wednesday, 23 September 2015, 8:48 am | Horizons Regional Council

Members of the Manawatu River Leaders’ Forum shared their story of collaboration with other delegates at the 2015 International River Symposium’s Gala Dinner in Brisbane last night. More >>

Detectors provide insight for native fish

Tuesday, 8 September 2015, 9:28 am | Horizons Regional Council

An innovative surveying method that detects piharau (lamprey) populations through their pheromones is proving promising in the Horizons Region. More >>

Drivers encouraged to make a good call

Monday, 7 September 2015, 11:09 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council’s road safety team is conducting a joint campaign with Police to promote correct signaling at roundabouts. More >>

Horizons supports nationwide earthquake drill

Friday, 4 September 2015, 10:15 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council and the Manawatu-Wanganui Civil Defence Emergency Management Group are once again supporting a nationwide initiative to see 1.5 million New Zealanders drop, cover and hold during the country’s largest ever earthquake drill. More >>

Further flood relief announcement welcomed

Tuesday, 1 September 2015, 11:22 am | Horizons Regional Council

Civil Defence Minister Nikki Kaye visited Horizons Regional Council today to announce a further $2.6 million relief package for those worst affected by the June 2015 floods. More >>

Region welcomes sheep and beef announcement

Friday, 28 August 2015, 12:24 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy visited the Horizons Region today to launch the first collaborative programme between Central Government and regional stakeholders resulting from the Regional Growth Study. More >>

Applications to open for rates relief

Friday, 28 August 2015, 8:15 am | Horizons Regional Council

People whose homes or livelihoods were affected by June’s heavy rainfall will be able to apply for assistance from Horizons Regional Council’s rates relief fund from 1 September 2015. More >>

Council votes to withdraw review notice

Tuesday, 25 August 2015, 3:43 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Councillors voted today to withdraw in principle the notice of review for Palmerston North’s wastewater treatment plant in favour of an expedited re-consenting process which will see a new consent in place by 2022 instead of 2028. More >>

Bus fares retained across Region

Wednesday, 19 August 2015, 3:52 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council Passenger Transport Committee has decided to retain current fares on all passenger transport services in the Region. More >>

Horizons staff take Regional Rivers’ Day to Wanganui

Monday, 17 August 2015, 4:26 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council staff will spend a morning clearing silt and replanting natives in the Kowhai Park area in Wanganui to celebrate Regional Rivers’ Day on Thursday 20 August. More >>

Sustainability smart schools receive new signage

Friday, 7 August 2015, 1:07 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Enviroschools throughout the Horizons Region are receiving new signs to promote their involvement in the popular sustainability programme. More >>

Wet weather eases across the Region

Thursday, 6 August 2015, 11:55 am | Horizons Regional Council

Rainfall across the Horizons Region has eased as the wet weather system over the central North Island moves on. More >>

Horizons monitoring river levels

Wednesday, 5 August 2015, 3:08 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council operations and emergency management staff are keeping an eye on river levels with the Metservice forecasting rain for much of the region overnight. More >>

Installation of new bus shelters

Tuesday, 4 August 2015, 3:03 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Eight new bus shelters will be installed around Palmerston North over the next month by Horizons Regional Council. Horizons transport manager Phillip Hindrup says the new shelters will be a welcome addition for bus users trying to shield themselves ... More >>

Environment Southland visit

Thursday, 16 July 2015, 11:04 am | Horizons Regional Council

Environment Southland joined Horizons Regional Council on an excursion around the Manawatu, Palmerston North and Tararua on Wednesday, 8 July. More >>

A long way from seeing any heavy rainfall

Wednesday, 8 July 2015, 4:35 pm | Horizons Regional Council

According to recent Metservice reports the Horizons Region is a long way from seeing any heavy rainfall, spelling good news for on-going clean-up efforts. More >>

Region ready as forecast improves

Friday, 3 July 2015, 3:45 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Weather forecasts for the weekend look increasingly positive as agencies from across the Region work to ensure all precautions are in place. More >>



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