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Change to combined Saturday bus service

Friday, 27 February 2015, 9:50 am | Horizons Regional Council

A minor route change is on its way for Wanganui’s combined Saturday bus service, making it easier for residents of the Jane Winston Retirement Village and surrounding area to enjoy bus travel. More >>

Horizons monitors coastline following Taranaki spill

Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 12:06 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council has increased its monitoring along the Region’s western coastline following an oil spill off the Taranaki coast on Friday. More >>

International students seek out bio-agents

Monday, 23 February 2015, 11:38 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council’s pest plant team hosted two international students on the hunt for bio-control insects last week. More >>

Horizons offers invaluable summer experience to students

Tuesday, 17 February 2015, 11:08 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council has provided three Science and Agriculture students with invaluable summer experience as part of their Sustainable Land Use Initiative (SLUI) scholarship. More >>

Locals see Burkes pump officially commissioned

Monday, 16 February 2015, 3:55 pm | Horizons Regional Council

The new large pump station alongside the Burkes Drain outlet to the Manawatu River was officially commissioned on Saturday with over 90 locals there to mark the occasion. More >>

Submitters share views on Region’s transport network

Tuesday, 10 February 2015, 3:40 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Transport Committee heard from 14 submitters to its draft Regional Land Transport Plan during a meeting in Palmerston North on Monday 9 February. More >>

Saffron thistle one to watch

Tuesday, 10 February 2015, 3:05 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council environmental management officer Jack Keast is asking people to keep an eye out for saffron thistle, an annual pest plant yet to breach the region’s borders. More >>

Summer ice’ a driving hazard

Monday, 2 February 2015, 2:25 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Rain on dry roads can be as slippery as ice say Horizons Regional Council’s road safety coordinators following recent showers throughout the Region. More >>

Local landowners help target old man’s beard

Monday, 26 January 2015, 9:38 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council is thanking Rangitikei landowners for assisting with an annual old man’s beard control programme by reporting sightings on their land or within the district. More >>

Recipients announced for latest round of River grant

Friday, 23 January 2015, 12:58 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Ten community-led projects will receive funding from the Manawatū River Leaders’ Accord as part of an annual grants programme to restore pride and mana in the Manawatū River and catchment. More >>

Further water restrictions to affect Region

Thursday, 22 January 2015, 1:24 pm | Horizons Regional Council

With no sign of rain forecast over the next week, water restrictions are now taking affect across the parts of the Tararua, Manawatu and Whanganui catchments within the Horizons Region. More >>

Submissions sought on transport plan

Wednesday, 21 January 2015, 11:26 am | Horizons Regional Council

A Plan to shape the Region’s transport networks is now open for public feedback and Horizons Regional Transport Committee is encouraging the community to have their say before January 30. More >>

Farmers urged to watch for yellow bristle grass

Friday, 16 January 2015, 12:18 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council is urging farmers to keep an eye out for yellow bristle grass, an invasive summer weed that spreads rapidly through pasture causing a loss in production. More >>

Drive to survive this Anniversary weekend

Thursday, 15 January 2015, 11:02 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council’s road safety team is encouraging drivers to take care this Wellington Anniversary weekend following a spate of tragedies on New Zealand roads. More >>

Rural fire teams kept busy

Tuesday, 13 January 2015, 2:47 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Rural fire teams throughout the Region have attended 18 fires since Christmas, including three significant ones. More >>

Weed harvesting to remove toxic lake nutrients

Tuesday, 13 January 2015, 10:07 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council, along with its Lake Horowhenua Accord partners, have purchased a weed harvester to remove approximately 50 hectares of weed annually from Lake Horowhenua and improve water quality. The Aquarius Systems Ltd weed harvester was purchased ... More >>

Horizons’ beaches on show for summer

Monday, 22 December 2014, 2:34 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons’ beaches on show for summer New Zealanders are being encouraged to do their surfing online before hitting the beach this summer. Beach goers can check the quality of the water at their nearest beach thanks to environmental monitoring ... More >>

10 years of freedom in the North

Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 12:55 pm | Horizons Regional Council

This summer marks 10 years of didymo freedom in the North Island and Check, Clean, Dry advocates are encouraging users to make the most of it. More >>

Council to resubmit case for Capital Connection

Tuesday, 16 December 2014, 5:01 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council has been asked to resubmit a business case to retain the Capital Connection rail service following a meeting with Transport Minister Simon Bridges and Otaki MP Nathan Guy. More >>

Feedback sought on new bus options

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 10:05 am | Horizons Regional Council

Residents are being asked their opinion on a bus between Levin and Waikanae and another between Wanganui and Palmerston North as part of a Horizons Regional Council investigation into service feasibility. More >>



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