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Horizons Long-term Plan submissions to be heard

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 3:16 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Submissions for Horizons Regional Council’s Long-term Plan have closed with hearings taking place over three days from 22-24 May in both Palmerston North and Whanganui. More >>

River protection upgrades underway behind the scenes

Friday, 11 May 2018, 3:36 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council upgrades to flood protection in the lower Manawatū are ticking along steadily behind the scenes. More >>

Leaders meet to discuss progress on river improvements

Friday, 27 April 2018, 3:31 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Leaders meet to discuss progress on river improvements The Manawatū River Leaders’ Forum met in Palmerston North today to discuss progress of initiatives underway to help improve the Manawatū River and catchment. The Forum is made up of Iwi/hapū, ... More >>

Avoid the spread of water pests - check clean dry

Thursday, 26 April 2018, 11:37 am | Horizons Regional Council

With duck shooting commencing on 5 May Horizons Regional Council and the Ministry for Primary Industries are reminding everyone of the importance of cleaning equipment between waterways. More >>

Horizons seeks feedback on representation arrangements

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 11:14 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council is reviewing its existing community representation arrangements and wants to hear your thoughts before submissions close at noon, 14 May 2018. More >>

Horizons: Grants available to support community initiatives

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 9:15 am | Horizons Regional Council

Grants available to support community initiatives Horizons Regional Council is calling for applications to its community grants programme with $20,000 available to support environmental initiatives. The programme helps encourage and support local community ... More >>

Submissions sought to shape the Region

Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 12:55 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council are calling for the public to have their say on their proposed 2018-28 Long-term Plan (LTP), which was adopted in a Regional Council meeting yesterday. More >>

Electric bus charges into Palmerston North

Monday, 12 March 2018, 4:56 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council is testing Tranzit Group’s prototype electric bus for four days this week, showing the community what the future of our public transport could look like. Dubbed EV1, the fully electric bus has been exceeding performance ... More >>

Horizons Emergency Operations Centre stands down

Friday, 9 March 2018, 4:34 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council emergency manager Ross Brannigan says that the Council’s emergency operations centre has been stood down and that the Moutoa floodgates will not be activated. More >>

Region’s river levels still on watch

Friday, 9 March 2018, 8:47 am | Horizons Regional Council

Whanganui River levels have slowly dropped overnight and are predicted to continue to do so today. The next high tide is at 4.20pm today, however we are not expecting any issues. More >>

Flood barriers up Whanganui, watch in place Motua floodgates

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 5:19 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Flood barriers deployed in Whanganui and watch in place for the Manawatū River Motua floodgates. More >>

Potential flood barrier deployment for Whanganu

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 9:09 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council emergency management staff are currently monitoring Whanganui River levels with predictions signaling flood barrier deployment for Kowhai Park, Whanganui later today. More >>

Seaweek celebrated with beach clean and selfie competition

Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 11:17 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council is celebrating this year’s Seaweek with a Foxton Beach community clean up on Saturday 3 March, and a #SeaweekSelfie competition. More >>

Memorial Bursary available for Environmental Studies

Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 11:13 am | Horizons Regional Council

Applications will open this Thursday for Horizons Regional Council’s Don Linklater Memorial Bursary awarded to tertiary students studying in areas relevant to Horizons’ work. More >>

Hydrological experts meet in Palmerston North

Monday, 26 February 2018, 10:27 am | Horizons Regional Council

Hydrological experts from across the country are meeting in Palmerston North from 6-9 March to workshop a range of subjects related to the challenges and successes in monitoring water quality and quantity. Horizons Regional Council, which has a ... More >>

$6 million announcement for economic development

Friday, 23 February 2018, 4:28 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Manawatū-Whanganui regional leaders have welcomed Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jone’s announcement today of $6 million from government’s Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) towards the revitalisation of Whanganui Port and an upgrade of ... More >>

Horizons Summer swim spot competitions open

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 6:38 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Summer swim spot competitions open Following the success of last year’s competition, Horizons Regional Council are running a second ‘Spruce up your Swim Spot’ competition, as part of their ‘Summer Swim Spots’ campaign. Horizons chair Bruce Gordon says ... More >>

Cyclone Gita update #4

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 8:11 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council emergency management staff were out and about monitoring the impacts of Cyclone Gita overnight. There were no reported issues of storm surge issues and the barrier at Foxton Beach was not required. There were a number of reported ... More >>

Horizons: Cyclone Gita update #3

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 4:12 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons: Cyclone Gita update #3 Horizons Regional Council emergency management manager Ian Lowe regarding Cyclone Gita. Unless the situation changes, the next update will be in the morning. More >>

Cyclone Gita update #2 7:44 AM

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 8:04 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council emergency management staff have been monitoring the situation overnight and while there's been some rain across the region, it hasn't been significant so rivers and streams are coping well so far. We will continue to keep an eye on ... More >>

 

 

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