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Restoration for Lake Horowhenua given green light

Tuesday, 27 September 2016, 10:44 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council, are pleased the Environment Court has upheld the approach of the Lake Accord partners to restore water quality in Lake Horowhenua. More >>

Regions’ rivers celebrated on World Rivers Day

Saturday, 24 September 2016, 10:51 pm | Horizons Regional Council

The last Sunday of September marks World Rivers’ Day for 60 countries, and will be recognised by Horizons Regional Council joining its counterparts across the country in releasing their latest state and trend river data on the Land, Air, Water Aotearoa ... More >>

Horizons' One Plan implementation review process

Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 12:21 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Despite improving water quality in much of the Manawatu-Wanganui Region and maximum effort by Horizons’ farmers and territorial authorities in reducing impacts on waterways, the Environmental Defence Society and Wellington Fish and Game’s intend ... More >>

Horizons to host science fair students for a day

Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 12:20 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Wednesday 14 September 2016 Horizons to host science fair students for a day Horizons Regional Council are rewarding three Palmerston North students with a one day, hands-on internship experience this Friday. Elizabeth Woodhouse of Cornerstone Christian School, ... More >>

Students’ Challenge Day for Conservation Week

Monday, 12 September 2016, 12:42 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Students from twelve local schools will be competing in Horizons Regional Council’s Challenge Day at Totara Reserve on Thursday 15 September to celebrate Conservation Week. More >>

Huntley School digs in for stream enhancement

Monday, 12 September 2016, 9:09 am | Horizons Regional Council

A Year 8 class from Huntley School joined Horizons Regional Council staff and local landowners to plant 500 trees and shrubs along the Koitiata Stream near Bulls on Tuesday 6 September. The project is part of a long-term ‘whole of stream’ restoration ... More >>

Bike racks available on Palmerston North buses

Friday, 9 September 2016, 5:34 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council in conjunction with Tranzit Coachlines, have begun installing bike racks on all Palmerston North bus services following a successful trial on the Feilding services. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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