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Community invited to get involved in swim spot spruce ups

Thursday, 14 February 2019, 3:56 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council are inviting the community to get involved in sprucing up popular swim spots at weekend events over the next few weeks. Horizons science and innovation manager Abby Matthews says the events in each district will include ... More >>

Summer low river flows and restrictions

Thursday, 14 February 2019, 9:15 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council’s extensive data network monitors rainfall and river levels throughout the region. More >>

Monitoring of region’s swim spots

Monday, 17 December 2018, 2:52 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council’s summer swim spot monitoring programme is underway to help inform the public about potential health risks and highlight over 80 recreational sites in the Manawatū-Whanganui Region More >>

Abatement notice issued to Whanganui District Council

Friday, 14 December 2018, 11:28 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council has issued Whanganui District Council an abatement notice due to unauthorised wastewater discharge into the Mowhanau Stream at Kai Iwi Beach. More >>

Inaugural Whangaehu community funding awarded

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 3:18 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council is pleased to announce the first six recipients to ever receive community funding made available through the Freshwater Improvement Fund to help improve the Whangaehu Catchment. More >>

River Leaders’ Accord community grants funding awarded

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 3:15 pm | Horizons Regional Council

The Manawatū River Leaders’ Forum are pleased to announce nine successful applications who have secured community grants funding for fresh water improvement projects throughout the Manawatū Catchment. More >>

Swimmability targets proposed for Horizons Region

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 4:35 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council have set their swimmability targets for the region’s large rivers and lakes suitable for swimming year-round to 70 per cent by 2030 and 80 per cent by 2040. And for summer, when most people actually swim, Council has ... More >>

Manawatū River progress celebrated

Monday, 19 November 2018, 4:33 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Manawatū River progress celebrated The Manawatū River Leaders’ Forum is celebrating progress of initiatives underway to help improve the Manawatū River and catchment with a progress report, new website and river festival. The Forum is made up of iwi/hapū, ... More >>

$48 million Provincial Growth Fund announcements welcomed

Thursday, 15 November 2018, 10:24 am | Horizons Regional Council

Manawatū-Whanganui regional leaders have welcomed Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones’ announcements today of over $48 million from government’s Provincial Growth Fund towards a Regional Freight Hub in Palmerston North, improved ... More >>

World first biological control granted to Horizons Region

Thursday, 8 November 2018, 4:27 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council, on behalf of the National Biocontrol Collective, has been successful in its bid to be the first in the world to use a mite for biological control against the invasive weed old man’s beard. More >>

Tōtara Reserve opens Labour Weekend for camping

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 1:34 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Tōtara Reserve opens Labour Weekend for camping Tōtara Reserve, just 50 minutes drive from Palmerston North, is nestled in the foothills of the Ruahine Ranges in the Pohangina Valley. It is one of the best and most accessible examples of native ... More >>

Restoration work continues under a modified work programme

Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 2:13 pm | Horizons Regional Council

During Horizons Regional Council meeting yesterday, councillors recommended the continuation of Horizons’ lake restoration via a modified work programmes under the Lake Horowhenua Accord. More >>

Emergency river control works undertaken on Rangitikei River

Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 1:46 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council is undertaking emergency river management works on the Rangitikei River downstream of Bulls. More >>

Final election results for Horizons Regional Council

Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 11:15 am | Horizons Regional Council

Local body voting for Horizons Regional Council’s Palmerston North constituency closed at 12 noon on Friday and the final results are now available. Horizons electoral officer Craig Grant says that the final results available at www.horizons.govt.nz ... More >>

Milson/Cloverlea bus reverts to less frequent times

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 11:51 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council’s Passenger Transport Committee has decided the Cloverlea/Milson urban bus service will return to running every 20 minutes during peak times from 1 October 2018. More >>

Preliminary election results for Horizons Regional Council

Friday, 21 September 2018, 2:22 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Local body voting for Horizons’ Palmerston North constituency closed at 12 noon today and preliminary results are now available on Horizons Regional Council’s website, www.horizons.govt.nz . More >>

Progressive election results for Horizons announced

Friday, 21 September 2018, 12:53 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Local body voting for Horizons’ Palmerston North constituency closed at 12 noon today and progress results are now available on Horizons Regional Council’s website, www.horizons.govt.nz . More >>

River levels peaked in the Horizons Region

Thursday, 6 September 2018, 9:34 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council river management staff monitoring the Moutoa floodgates overnight say that the Manawatū River peaked at 8.25 metres at the gate site early this morning. More >>

River levels continue to be monitored

Wednesday, 5 September 2018, 12:52 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council river management staff will be keeping a close eye on river levels in the Manawatū Catchment, which includes the Pohangina and Oroua Rivers, over the next two days. This includes the Manawatū River where level predictions ... More >>

Horizons welcomes decision on environmental offending

Wednesday, 22 August 2018, 9:53 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council have welcomed the District Court’s decision to fine and convict Land Meats New Zealand (LMNZ) $66,500 for illegally discharging wastewater from its meat processing plant into the Whanganui River. More >>

 

 

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