Horizons Regional Council - Latest News [Page 1]

Pest Management Plan on the road

Friday, 29 January 2016, 12:32 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Six community drop-in sessions will be held between 1 February and 10 February 2016 around the Region as part of the Horizons Regional Council’s Pest Management Plan review. More >>

Rook populations at all time low

Wednesday, 13 January 2016, 11:19 am | Horizons Regional Council

Rook populations in the Region have reached an all-time low with a 9.2 per cent reduction in the number of nests after ongoing aerial control by Horizons Regional Council. More >>

Pathway diverted for crucial work

Friday, 8 January 2016, 2:02 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Users of the Bridle Track at the Esplanade will be diverted from 11 January as Horizons Regional Council undertakes crucial erosion protection work on the Manawatu River. More >>

Playground and track upgrades for Totara Reserve

Tuesday, 22 December 2015, 1:44 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Upgrades to the Fern Walk, a proposed new playground and recently completed signage upgrades are some of the exciting things happening at Totara Reserve. More >>

Staying safe at your swim spot

Monday, 21 December 2015, 12:13 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council is encouraging people to go out and enjoy the Region’s rivers this summer by providing information to help them make sensible choices. More >>

Council adopts programme of staged implementation

Monday, 21 December 2015, 11:03 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council has approved a programme of staged implementation to ensure its One Plan is fully aligned with national standards for freshwater management by 2025. More >>

Review Group sets priorities for flood issues

Wednesday, 16 December 2015, 1:51 pm | Horizons Regional Council

The Whanganui Flood Management Review Group has reported good progress on some high priority investigations into flooding issues highlighted during the 19-20 June flood event. More >>

Submissions open for Pest Management Plan

Thursday, 10 December 2015, 12:07 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council’s Regional Pest Management Plan has been released for public consultation and the Council wants the community to have their say. More >>

Students present stream findings

Wednesday, 9 December 2015, 4:34 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Students from North Street School attended a meeting of Horizons Regional Council's Environment Committee today to present their findings following their study of the Makino Stream. More >>

Mangapapa Stream shines at River Awards

Friday, 27 November 2015, 9:39 am | Horizons Regional Council

The Mangapapa Stream near Woodville in the Horizons Region has been recognised as the second most improved waterway for dissolved inorganic nitrogen at this year’s New Zealand River Awards. More >>

Anzac Cliffs work resumes

Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 3:52 pm | Horizons Regional Council

ork to realign the Manawatu River and stabilise Anzac Cliffs is back in action this week after closing down during high river flows over the winter months. More >>

Students jostling for top cyclist spot

Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 10:22 am | Horizons Regional Council

Students from around the Region are prepping their bikes and donning their helmets in the hopes of being crowned the Central District’s Young Cyclist of the Year on Thursday 26 November. More >>

Experienced Horizons engineer recognised

Friday, 13 November 2015, 11:47 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council engineer Peter Blackwood is the 2015 recipient of the prestigious Arch Campbell Award for his contribution to river management. More >>

Signatories support Lake Trust funding announcement

Thursday, 12 November 2015, 5:09 pm | Horizons Regional Council

The five signatories to the Lake Horowhenua are delighted with the Lake Horowhenua Trust’s successful application to Central Government’s Te Mana o Te Wai fund announced by Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith and Maori Party co-leader Marama ... More >>

Growth Study accelerates

Wednesday, 11 November 2015, 2:31 pm | Horizons Regional Council

The accelerator is down and the lights are green for the Manawatū-Whanganui Regional Growth Study Action Plan, with the appointment of HenleyHutchings and Spearhead as the Programme Directors. More >>

Students compete for Conservation Week

Thursday, 5 November 2015, 4:02 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Students from nine local schools competed in a Challenge Day at Totara Reserve yesterday to celebrate Conservation Week. More >>

Bainesse school on the grow

Wednesday, 4 November 2015, 1:56 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council is assisting a student-driven planting operation at Bainesse School which is changing the landscape and the students’ attitudes towards their environment. More >>

Horizons withdraws notice of review

Monday, 2 November 2015, 1:22 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council has formally withdrawn its notice of review in support of an option that will see the renewal of Palmerston North City Council’s wastewater treatment plant consent brought forward from 2028 to 2022. More >>

Initial projections promising for One Plan implementation

Wednesday, 28 October 2015, 5:08 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Over 60 nutrient management consents have been issued and nitrogen projections are looking positive for the Mangatainoka catchment according to a paper on One Plan implementation received by Horizons Regional Councillors today. More >>

Horizons to monitor river levels over long weekend

Friday, 23 October 2015, 12:19 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council operations and emergency management staff will be keeping an eye on river levels across the Region over the long weekend. More >>



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