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Local body nominations have closed

Friday, 12 August 2016, 4:56 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Nominations for local body elections are now closed and all but one constituency will need votes to ensure their seats. Horizons nominations closed at midday today, with the council receiving 22 nominations for 12 seats. A surge of last minute nominations ... More >>

Wet weather to stick around

Thursday, 4 August 2016, 11:16 am | Horizons Regional Council

Wet weather across the Horizons Region has brought river levels up overnight but Horizons Regional Council is not expecting any significant flooding issues over the next few days. More >>

Makino keeps Horizons busy overnight

Friday, 29 July 2016, 12:54 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council emergency management and river management staff kept a close eye on the Makino Stream overnight. More >>

Totara Reserve to receive new playground

Monday, 18 July 2016, 5:29 pm | Horizons Regional Council

The Region’s only Regional Park is getting a new ‘back to roots’ playground following requests from the local community. More >>

Local body nominations open today

Friday, 15 July 2016, 10:22 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council is calling for people to stand for council from Friday 15 July until 12 noon Friday 12 August. More >>

Clean-Up Fund work celebrated

Thursday, 14 July 2016, 4:53 pm | Horizons Regional Council

The Manawatū River Leaders’ Accord is celebrating work achieved under a $5.2 million Central Government fund which wrapped up earlier this year. More >>

Horizons’ community grants funding spread across Region

Thursday, 14 July 2016, 4:45 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Eleven community groups from across the Region are to receive funding for their projects under Horizons Regional Council’s community grants programme. More >>

Central Government assistance for June 2015 floods

Thursday, 14 July 2016, 4:29 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council has been successful in its first request for Central Government assistance following the June 2015 flood event. The claim is the first of three covering repairs to river management infrastructure across the Region since the flood and ... More >>

Good news for summer swim spots

Thursday, 14 July 2016, 1:37 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council has reported popular swim spots throughout the Region were swimmable for the majority of the 2015-16 summer. More >>

Keeping stock off stopbanks helps flood protection

Friday, 24 June 2016, 2:39 pm | Horizons Regional Council

As the wetter months set in, Horizons Regional Council is again reminding rural communities to keep grazing stock off stopbanks to ensure they are best able to perform their function as an essential flood protection asset. More >>

Horizons air quality information online

Tuesday, 21 June 2016, 4:10 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Air quality monitoring information for the Horizons Region is now available on the Land, Air, Water, Aotearoa (LAWA) website. More >>

Region-wide Civil Defence plan adopted

Wednesday, 8 June 2016, 4:18 pm | Horizons Regional Council

A region-wide Civil Defence Emergency Management Group Plan has been adopted by the Manawatu-Wanganui Joint Standing Committee today. More >>

Council adopts Annual Plan

Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 3:51 pm | Horizons Regional Council

After considering 91 submissions and hearing from 36 submitters, Horizons Regional Councillors have adopted the 2016/17 Annual Plan. More >>

Staff keeping an eye on wet weather

Friday, 27 May 2016, 3:01 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council emergency management staff are on standby over the weekend with more wet weather forecast for the Region. More >>

New group manager for Natural Resources and Partnerships

Monday, 9 May 2016, 12:30 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Following a well contested recruitment process, Horizons Regional Council will be welcoming Dr Jon Roygard to the role of group manager natural resources and partnerships from Monday 16 May. More >>

Horizons’ community grants close soon

Friday, 6 May 2016, 10:09 am | Horizons Regional Council

The programme, which helped 13 community groups last year, is designed to encourage and support local community groups, schools, early childcare centres and iwi/hapu, with not-for-profit projects designed to enhance the Region’s natural environment. More >>

Annual Plan submitters speak to Council

Friday, 22 April 2016, 11:11 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council’s Annual Plan submission hearings are taking place on 27 and 28 April with 36 submitters bringing their points to the Council table. More >>

Grants available to support community initiatives

Friday, 15 April 2016, 4:16 pm | Horizons Regional Council

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

Good quality wood equals healthier communities

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 1:13 pm | Horizons Regional Council

With winter closing in and warm fires become more tempting, Horizons Regional Council is reminding the community of the importance of burning good quality, dry firewood. More >>

Minor change to meet national requirements

Wednesday, 13 April 2016, 2:25 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Councillors have agreed make a minor change to the One Plan to meet the requirements of the National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management (NPSFM). More >>



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