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Ashhurst bus timetable receives update

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 3:37 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council have amended the Ashhurst to Palmerston North bus timetable following a significant amount of feedback from the community regarding the increased services introduced in July 2016. More >>

Applications open for Linklater Memorial Bursary

Friday, 17 March 2017, 11:24 am | Horizons Regional Council

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

Horizons welcomes Whanganui River treaty settlement

Wednesday, 15 March 2017, 3:23 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council representatives welcome the Whanganui River treaty settlement, the Te Awa Tupua Bill, which had its third and final reading in Parliament today. Horizons councillor David Cotton, who represents Whanganui along with councillor ... More >>

Feedback encouraged on Horizons’ Annual Plan

Monday, 13 March 2017, 11:16 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council’s proposed Annual Plan will be released for public consultation Monday 13 March, with community feedback invited on a few key changes for 2017-18. More >>

Horizons gears up for Central Districts Field Days

Thursday, 9 March 2017, 10:47 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council is looking forward to spreading the word on work underway to improve water quality across the Region at Central District Field Days next week. More >>

Summer swim spot competitions winners announced

Friday, 3 March 2017, 11:02 am | Horizons Regional Council

Tuesday marked the last official day of summer, and the final day for Horizons Regional Council’s two summer swim spot competitions. The first, a #swiminourregion photo competition, asked the public to share photos of themselves enjoying the Region’s ... More >>

Horizons welcomes strong CentrePort half year results

Thursday, 2 March 2017, 11:40 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council has welcomed CentrePort’s half-year results, which were strong despite the impact of the Kaikoura earthquake on operations. More >>

Levin to Waikanae commuter service revs up

Thursday, 2 March 2017, 9:59 am | Horizons Regional Council

The highly anticipated Levin to Waikanae trial bus service is set to begin its first service on Tuesday 7 March 2017. More >>

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 >>



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