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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 >>

Monitoring programme takes to the sky

Tuesday, 2 December 2014, 2:09 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council’s hydrology team is taking to the sky as part of a new monitoring programme to better understand the state of the region’s coastal lakes. More >>

Manawatu Gorge unveils carvings to bless visitors

Friday, 28 November 2014, 4:11 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Visitors to Te Apiti – Manawatu Gorge will now be greeted by Te Hononga Maunga, a carved entrance at the Ashhurst Gorge carpark designed to provide blessing and safe passage to all who pass by. More >>

Horizons One Plan approved

Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 3:46 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons’ One Plan, a landmark document which has been 10 years in the making, was approved by Horizons Councillors at yesterday’s council meeting. More >>

Businesses encouraged to ‘party smart’ this festive season

Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 12:38 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council’s road safety team is encouraging organisations to lead by example this festive season by providing non-alcoholic beverages and arranging a safe way home from end of year functions. More >>

Booms deployed as team practices response

Tuesday, 25 November 2014, 3:53 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Booms were deployed and memories were refreshed at a bi-annual training exercise for Horizons Regional Council’s marine oil response team in Wanganui on Monday November 24. More >>

Students wow judges with Conservation Week images

Friday, 14 November 2014, 12:38 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Five photos have been selected to feature in Horizons Regional Council’s sustainability calendar following a Conservation Week competition which prompted the Region’s students to ‘discover the world where you live’. More >>

Accord progress report sees large amount of work achieved

Thursday, 13 November 2014, 2:21 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Over the past two years a large amount of work has been achieved under the Manawatu River Leaders’ Accord thanks to a collaborative effort by many sectors of the community. A progress report on the Fresh Start for Fresh Water Clean-Up Fund was presented ... More >>

Well owners encouraged to test their water

Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 2:32 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Private well owners are being encouraged to follow well protection practices and have their water tested following a recent review of groundwater quality for Horizons Regional Council. More >>

Buses to stop on airport grounds

Friday, 24 October 2014, 2:43 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council buses to and from Feilding will travel via the Palmerston North Airport terminal from Monday 3 November, making it even easier for passengers to catch a plane. More >>

Opening weekend for Totara Reserve

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 2:57 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Labour Weekend is opening weekend for one of the Region’s most popular camp sites and Horizons Regional Council is encouraging people to get out and enjoy all Totara Reserve has to offer. More >>

River Accord calls for community involvement

Tuesday, 7 October 2014, 12:16 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Applications are being sought for the next round of Manawatu River Leaders’ Accord community grants, with a focus on projects that engage the community in water quality restoration within the Manawatu Catchment. More >>

Horizons seeks feedback on Feilding buses

Tuesday, 7 October 2014, 9:32 am | Horizons Regional Council

Feilding’s bus service is up for review and Horizons Regional Council wants to hear from all current, potential and non bus users. More >>

Seeking snaps of local treasures

Friday, 3 October 2014, 2:31 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Conservation Week is coming up and students around the Region are being asked to take a picture of their favourite local treasure for the chance to win great prizes. More >>

Walkers to watch for Anzac Cliff work

Friday, 3 October 2014, 12:43 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Safety fencing is in place beside the Bridle Track at Albert Street, as the next stage in the proposed project to realign the Manawatu River and stabilise Anzac Cliffs gets underway. More >>

Seatbelt safety on the rise in Tararua

Thursday, 2 October 2014, 3:48 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Tararua residents are buckling up in the name of safety according to recent seatbelt surveys by Horizons Regional Council’s road safety team. More >>

Rongotea crossing monitored for safety

Thursday, 2 October 2014, 11:24 am | Horizons Regional Council

Parents and helpers from Rongotea School will take on the role of crossing monitors over the coming weeks as part of a campaign to educate children and remind drivers of the need to take care. More >>

Community grant applications closing soon

Wednesday, 24 September 2014, 1:37 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Don’t miss out on this round of Horizons Regional Council’s community grants programme and get your application in by 5pm Friday 3 October. More >>

 

 

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