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Investigation into Horowhenua piggery fire

Monday, 27 February 2017, 1:32 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council has invited Public Health and Worksafe to a property in Levin today, following an unpermitted structure burn on Saturday morning. Horizons group manager strategy and policy Dr Nic Peet says the fire service was alerted to ... More >>

Swimmability standards already in effect in Horizons Region

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 3:18 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council has welcomed Prime Minister Bill English and Minister for the Environment Nick Smith’s freshwater announcements in Auckland today. The Ministers’ announcements included changes to the National Policy Statement – Freshwater Management ... More >>

Kia Whārite restoring the balance for whio

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 4:39 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Councillors joined the Department of Conservation’s (DOC) deputy director general operations, Mike Slater, and iwi representatives for the release of 14 whio at Blue Duck Station early last week. The whio release provided a hands-on ... More >>

Manawatū-Whanganui Economic Action Plan progressing well

Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 10:27 am | Horizons Regional Council

Since its launch in August last year, significant progress is being made in implementing many of the identified opportunities in the Manawatū–Whanganui Economic Action Plan under the banner of Accelerate25. More >>

Injecting applied science back into the water quality debate

Friday, 27 January 2017, 1:55 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Discussion around the state of water quality in New Zealand is not short of an opinion or two. Yet when it comes to the science, we’re surprisingly quiet. More >>

Abatement notice issued to Whanganui Council for discharge

Wednesday, 25 January 2017, 5:32 pm | 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 >>

Rangitikei River Land Slip Affecting River Flows

Wednesday, 18 January 2017, 12:24 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council received a phone call from a member of the public at 6.40am this morning, to alert our emergency response team of a significant slip in the Rangitikei River south of Mangaweka. This slip appears to have initially blocked the entire ... More >>

Further financial assistance for June 2015 flood damage

Thursday, 22 December 2016, 11:04 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council has received further assistance from Central Government for flood damage repairs following the June 2015 flood event. More >>

Increased monitoring for popular swim spots

Tuesday, 20 December 2016, 4:05 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council has increased their annual swim spot monitoring programme from 17 sites to over 80, to run alongside a complementary summer swim spot campaign that will help inform the public about potential health risks and highlight the Region’s ... More >>

Totara Reserve walking tracks receive upgrade

Friday, 18 November 2016, 12:51 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Walking tracks in the popular Totara Reserve, our only regional park, will be officially opened on Friday 18 November. More >>

Marine And Beach Threat for East Coast of North Island #3

Monday, 14 November 2016, 10:24 am | Horizons Regional Council

The regional response following this morning’s 7.5 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami warnings is now focusing on damage assessment and welfare. More >>

Horizons partner up to educate about child restraints

Tuesday, 8 November 2016, 9:37 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council is partnering up with the NZ Police and Plunket to educate the public about appropriate child restraints. More >>

Horizons receives Morgan Foundation Award for Makuri River

Friday, 4 November 2016, 11:12 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council chairman Bruce Gordon proudly accepted a Morgan Foundation River Award on Thursday night for the Makuri River at Tuscan Hills. More >>

Māori Economic Development Strategy to be launched

Thursday, 3 November 2016, 12:17 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Te Pae Tawhiti, a strategy for Māori economic development across the Manawatū-Whanganui Region, will be officially launched by Minister Te Ururoa Flavell at Te Pae Tata in Ohakune on Thursday 3 November. More >>

Tū Te Manawa to connect iwi with the Manawatū River

Friday, 21 October 2016, 1:26 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Tū Te Manawa, a project to enhance iwi and hapū involvement in the Manawatū River and its catchment, are celebrating a $534,000Te Mana o Te Wai grant today at Te Manawa Art, Science, and History Museum today. More >>

Te Apiti - Manawatu Gorge walking track slip

Thursday, 20 October 2016, 3:53 pm | Horizons Regional Council

A slip at the eastern end of the popular Te Apiti - Manawatu Gorge 10km walking track during September has resulted in a section being closed for site works over the next few months. Department of Conservation Operations Manager Manawatu Allanah Irvine ... More >>

New and improved Totara Reserve opens

Tuesday, 18 October 2016, 12:26 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Totara Reserve opens for camping this weekend with a new playground, upgraded tracks and new signage. More >>

Horizons council declared, public welcomed

Friday, 14 October 2016, 2:21 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council officially welcomes two new and ten returning councillors to the table following the final declaration of results for local body elections today. More >>

Progressive election results for Horizons Regional Council

Monday, 10 October 2016, 4:30 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons electoral officer Craig Grant says that approximately 99 per cent of the votes have now been counted. More >>

Progressive election results for Horizons Regional Council 3

Saturday, 8 October 2016, 10:49 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons electoral officer Craig Grant says that approximately 98 per cent of the votes have now been counted. “While these results are not final, they give a good indication of results so far,” says Mr Grant. “A further update is expected on ... More >>

 

 

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