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Horizons Regional Council takes step forward in land use

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 4:56 pm | Horizons Regional Council

At their full council meeting today, Horizons Regional Councillors recommended the notification of Proposed Plan Change 2 (PPC2) to address current issues within the One Plan’s nutrient management policy and rule framework. The proposed plan change ... More >>

Manawatū River levels continue to be monitored

Friday, 14 June 2019, 9:55 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council investigations and design manager Jon Bell says that the Manawatū River at our Teachers’ College recorder site peaked at 4.6 metres at 2am this morning. This is slightly lower than predicted and means that the Moutoa ... More >>

Horizons staff on standby to open Moutoa floodgates

Thursday, 13 June 2019, 4:16 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council river management staff will be keeping a close eye on river levels across the region overnight, with Manawatū River level predictions signalling a possible Moutoa floodgate operation tomorrow morning. Horizons investigations ... More >>

Memorial Bursary awarded to two students

Monday, 10 June 2019, 8:27 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council have awarded two environmental studies students with the Don Linklater Memorial Bursary for 2019. The Don Linklater Memorial Bursary was established to honour the contribution made to the region by the late Don Linklater, who was ... More >>

Horizons staff on standby over long weekend

Friday, 31 May 2019, 3:02 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council emergency and river management staff are monitoring river levels across the region following rain in most catchments. More >>

Report on state of regional environment released

Tuesday, 28 May 2019, 4:03 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council has released its 2019 State of Environment (SOE) report which provides a snapshot of the state and trends of our region’s natural resources. More >>

Horizons’ Councillors adopt Annual Plan

Tuesday, 28 May 2019, 2:32 pm | Horizons Regional Council

After considering 57 submissions and hearing from nine submitters, Horizons Regional Councillors have adopted the 2019-20 Annual Plan. More >>

Avoid the spread of water pests - check clean dry

Friday, 3 May 2019, 9:39 am | Horizons Regional Council

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

Horizons prosecutes environmental polluters

Monday, 15 April 2019, 5:22 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council welcomes the sentencing of PGG Wrightsons and Carrfields Livestock following a significant animal effluent discharge from the Feilding stock yards into the Makino Stream in February last year. The prosecution case was heard ... More >>

Kia Whārite providing future for whio

Friday, 29 March 2019, 9:27 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council joined the Department of Conservation (DOC), Genesis Energy, iwi, community members and local schools for the release of 12 whio in the Ruatiti Domain area earlier this month. More >>

Horizons Annual Plan consultation opens

Monday, 25 February 2019, 2:31 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Consultation for Horizons Regional Council’s proposed 2019-29 Annual Plan opens today, with the public invited to have their say before 25 March. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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