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Three options for city buses

Friday, 18 July 2014, 3:27 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Lollipops, grid or enhanced status quo - that’s the question being asked of Palmerston North residents as Horizons Regional Council gears up for the next stage of its bus network review. More >>

Region welcomes Growth Study

Friday, 11 July 2014, 5:25 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Central government plans for a Manawatu-Whanganui Regional Growth Study that will prioritise investment and economic development opportunities for the Horizons region has been welcomed by the region’s leaders. More >>

Region welcomes Growth Study

Thursday, 10 July 2014, 3:19 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Central government plans for a Manawatu-Whanganui Regional Growth Study that will prioritise investment and economic development opportunities for the Horizons region has been welcomed by the region’s leaders. More >>

Horizons welcomes National Water Standards

Monday, 7 July 2014, 2:12 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council welcomes the National Water Standards which have been established by Central Government and made available to the public last week. More >>

New monitoring boat to be launched at Lake Horowhenua

Friday, 4 July 2014, 3:46 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council’s new boat to monitor water quality at Lake Horowhenua will be launched Tuesday 8 July following a blessing by Lake Horowhenua Trustees. More >>

Grant leverages community support for Ashhurst Playcentre

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 4:29 pm | Horizons Regional Council

One of Horizons Regional Council’s community grants has seen Ashhurst Playcentre leverage a huge amount of community support to establish an outdoor natural play space. More >>

Horizons invests in soil and farming students

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 3:05 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council has granted over $150,000 of scholarships to Science and Agriculture students over the past eight years in order to meet a demand for experts in the sustainable land use field. More >>

Horizons invests in soil and farming students

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 3:00 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council has granted over $150,000 of scholarships to Science and Agriculture students over the past eight years in order to meet a demand for experts in the sustainable land use field. More >>

Council adopts Annual Plan

Wednesday, 25 June 2014, 10:17 am | Horizons Regional Council

After considering 81 submissions and hearing from 40 submitters, Horizons Regional Councillors have adopted the 2014/15 Annual Plan. More >>

Council to discuss Total Mobility providers

Thursday, 19 June 2014, 3:29 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Councillors will discuss whether private hire vehicles should be allowed to participate as Total Mobility providers during the next meeting of Council on June 24. More >>

Community transport idea for Dannevirke

Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 5:14 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Community vehicle trusts are changing the way people get around smaller towns across New Zealand and it’s an idea that’s currently on the cards for Dannevirke residents. More >>

One stop info hub for field horsetail now available

Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 1:28 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Field horsetail is fast becoming a prolific weed in some areas of the Horizons Region and a new one stop information hub is now available on Horizons’ website for concerned farmers and landowners. More >>

Flood alert system helps keep campers dry

Wednesday, 11 June 2014, 5:07 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council is monitoring river levels and taking precautionary measures to clear campers from Totara Reserve and Vinegar Hill as wet weather reaches the Region. More >>

Reminder to keep stock off stopbanks

Tuesday, 10 June 2014, 3:17 pm | Horizons Regional Council

With winter making its presence felt, 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 >>

Drivers reminded of need to drive safely

Tuesday, 3 June 2014, 12:30 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Holiday-makers heading away for Queen’s Birthday weekend were met with a friendly reminder of the need to drive fresh during a fatigue stop in Woodville on Friday May 30. More >>

Provisional decisions on Annual Plan made

Thursday, 29 May 2014, 10:20 am | Horizons Regional Council

Over the past two weeks Horizons Regional Councillors have been listening to submissions and deliberating on activities for the 2014/15 Annual Plan. More >>

Vegetable garden boosts learning

Tuesday, 27 May 2014, 2:13 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Monrad Intermediate School students have four new vegetable garden plots and two new compost bins thanks to a community grant from Horizons Regional Council. More >>

A celebration of fish migration

Friday, 23 May 2014, 10:31 am | Horizons Regional Council

Saturday 24 May is World Fish Migration Day, a subject close to the hearts of Horizons Regional Council’s freshwater management team. The Horizons Region is home to 17 species of native freshwater fish and Council staff have been working in partnership ... More >>

Parahaki Island Planting Day

Friday, 23 May 2014, 10:29 am | Horizons Regional Council

Parahaki Island Planting Day Te Kāuru-Hapū Collective is spearheading a project to restore Parahaki Island at the Ashhurst entrance to the Gorge, with all invited to don their gumboots for a planting day on May 31. The Island was once well utilised ... More >>

Community group to create green corridor thanks to grant

Wednesday, 21 May 2014, 11:39 am | Horizons Regional Council

The Rangiwahia Environmental Arts Centre Trust (REACT) aims to create a ‘green corridor’ of native bush between local reserves thanks to funding received from Horizons Regional Council’s community grant pool. More >>

 

 

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