Horizons Regional Council - Latest News [Page 1]

Environment Southland visit

Thursday, 16 July 2015, 11:04 am | Horizons Regional Council

Environment Southland joined Horizons Regional Council on an excursion around the Manawatu, Palmerston North and Tararua on Wednesday, 8 July. More >>

A long way from seeing any heavy rainfall

Wednesday, 8 July 2015, 4:35 pm | Horizons Regional Council

According to recent Metservice reports the Horizons Region is a long way from seeing any heavy rainfall, spelling good news for on-going clean-up efforts. More >>

Region ready as forecast improves

Friday, 3 July 2015, 3:45 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Weather forecasts for the weekend look increasingly positive as agencies from across the Region work to ensure all precautions are in place. More >>

SLUI value recognised with further funding

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 10:14 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council’s Sustainable Land Use Initiative (SLUI) will receive a total of $4.76 million from central government’s Hill Country Erosion Fund for the next four years. More >>

Repairs well underway as weekend rainfall predicted

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 4:48 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Good progress is being made to repair key flood protection infrastructure and ensure the Region is prepared for further rainfall. More >>

Council adopts Long-term Plan

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 4:34 pm | Horizons Regional Council

After considering 187 submissions and hearing from 69 submitters, Horizons Regional Council today adopted its final plan for the next 10 years. More >>

Priority work at forefront

Monday, 29 June 2015, 5:10 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Agencies from throughout the Horizons Region are prioritising urgent works to be undertaken as the clean-up continues this week. More >>

Initial assessment of economic impact

Friday, 26 June 2015, 4:08 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Authorities around the region have compiled an initial impact assessment for the Ministry of Civil Defence, putting the estimated cost of flood recovery at around $120 million. More >>

Taking stock of costs

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 5:16 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Taking stock of costs Agencies across the Horizons Region are continuing to compile a picture of the economic impacts of recent flooding, as the Prime Minister prepares to visit key districts tomorrow. More >>

Lives and livelihoods a priority for recovery

Wednesday, 24 June 2015, 5:10 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Over 200 people remain unable to return to their homes in Wanganui’s Anzac Parade as agencies make urgent calls for donations to help those affected by flooding. More >>

Attention turns to clean-up and recovery

Tuesday, 23 June 2015, 5:10 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Agencies and property owners across the Region are taking stock of damage caused by flood waters as attention turns to clean-up and recovery. More >>

Road safety support at Ohakune Mardi Gras

Tuesday, 23 June 2015, 4:44 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council is urging motorists to make the right decisions at this year’s Ohakune Mardi Gras, an annual street party that attracts thousands of young people from across the Horizons Region. More >>

Work continues on priorities for authorities

Tuesday, 23 June 2015, 12:31 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Portable flood pumps are being mobilised to help clear remaining flood water across the Region as agencies continue to ensure the welfare of isolated communities and assess damage caused by flooding. More >>

Flood damage assessment continues

Tuesday, 23 June 2015, 9:08 am | Horizons Regional Council

Minister of Civil Defence Nikki Kaye and Minister of Primary Industries Nathan Guy will visit the flood-affected Horizons Region today as authorities continue to assess the full extent of the damage. More >>

Recovery continues

Monday, 22 June 2015, 6:00 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Recovery efforts continue around the Region as flood waters recede and communities begin the clean up with the support of local agencies. More >>

Rainfall abates across region

Monday, 22 June 2015, 12:28 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Weather forecasts for the Horizons Region show no significant rainfall for the next 10 days. More >>

Focus remains on welfare

Monday, 22 June 2015, 9:31 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons regional group controller Craig Grant says action today will include providing support to city and district councils to re-establish key resources. More >>

Focus shifts from response to recovery

Sunday, 21 June 2015, 12:07 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Focus is shifting from response to recovery, with emergency management teams working to assess the needs of communities and impacts on infrastructure across the Horizons Region. More >>

Rain eases as monitoring continues

Sunday, 21 June 2015, 10:19 am | Horizons Regional Council

Rain is easing across the region, allowing rivers to recede and crews to turn their focus to community welfare and damage assessment. More >>

Whanganui River flood levels biggest on record

Sunday, 21 June 2015, 10:13 am | Horizons Regional Council

Heavy rain throughout the Region has resulted in the Whanganui River flood levels becoming the biggest on record. More >>



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