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Water Conservation Important as Water Levels Drop

Monday, 18 December 2017, 11:52 am | Horizons Regional Council

As the dry weather continues and water restrictions come into play throughout the Region, Horizons Regional Council reminds consent holders to comply with their water take consents and for the rest of the public to take heed of city and district water ... More >>

Horizons seeks feedback

Thursday, 14 December 2017, 3:23 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council is seeking feedback from the Region’s communities on the Draft Review of the Regional Land Transport Plan 2015-25. More >>

Drinking water work programme established for Horizons

Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 4:17 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Drinking water work programme established for the Horizons Region Horizons Regional Council, in partnership with territorial authorities and MidCentral Health drinking water assessors, recently commissioned a stocktake of water supplies in the Horizons ... More >>

Horizons: Monitoring of popular swim spots underway

Friday, 1 December 2017, 4:30 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council’s summer swim spot monitoring programme is underway to help inform the public about potential health risks and highlight the Region’s fantastic recreational sites. More >>

Waste Themed Film Competition Winners Celebrated

Thursday, 30 November 2017, 10:58 am | Horizons Regional Council

Schools and early childhood centres in the Manawatu District that entered the ‘taking action in reducing waste’ short film competition were celebrated at a prize giving event held in Feilding last night. More >>

Whangaehu River most improved

Friday, 24 November 2017, 10:22 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council chairman Bruce Gordon proudly accepted a Morgan Foundation River Award on Thursday night for the Whangaehu River. More >>

Improved ticketing system on the way for bus passengers

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 11:50 am | Horizons Regional Council

Passenger bus users in the Horizons Region will soon benefit from the implementation of a Regional Integrated Ticketing System (RITS). More >>

Short and long-term One Plan change pathways

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 9:02 am | Horizons Regional Council

At their Strategy and Policy committee meeting yesterday Horizons Regional Councillors moved a recommendation that Council staff begin a programme of both short and longer term One Plan changes to address nutrient management consenting issues while maintaining ... More >>

Nationwide Emergency Mobile Alert System Coming Soon

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 8:09 am | Horizons Regional Council

A new nationwide Emergency Mobile Alert system, which sends alerts to mobile phones around New Zealand, is being introduced by the Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management (MCDEM). More >>

Horizons seeks community representatives for strategy group

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 8:58 am | Horizons Regional Council

Under the Te Awa Tupua Treaty settlement for the Whanganui River a whole of river strategy group, to be called Te Kōpuka, will be formally established in the coming months. More >>

Students compete in Challenge Day for Conservation Week

Monday, 16 October 2017, 4:19 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Students compete in Challenge Day for Conservation Week Students from nine local schools will be competing in Horizons Regional Council’s Challenge Day at Totara Reserve on Thursday 19 October to celebrate Conservation Week. The theme of this ... More >>

Moutoa floodgates to remain closed

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 1:20 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Following further assessment of river flow and rainfall information, we are pleased to advise that the Moutoa floodgates will not need to be opened to accommodate the latest in a succession of flow events in the Manawatu River over the last few months. More >>

Horizons closely monitoring levels in the Manawatu River

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 9:12 am | Horizons Regional Council

Saturated ground conditions combined with the recent heavy rain have elevated river levels in the Manawatu Catchment with Horizons Regional Council closely monitoring levels in the Manawatu River. River levels have closed SH56 at Opiki earlier this ... More >>

River Accord community project applications now open

Monday, 11 September 2017, 1:27 pm | Horizons Regional Council

The grants aim to assist non-profit organisations such as community groups, schools, catchment care groups and iwi/hapu with projects that will help increase engagement with Manawatū waterways and improve water quality in the catchment. More >>

Palmerston North Teens Dig in for Water Quality

Wednesday, 6 September 2017, 9:05 am | Horizons Regional Council

Students from Palmerston North Boys’ and Girls’ High Schools joined Horizons Regional Council freshwater staff for a planting day near Tokomaru this week. More >>

Latest Ultra-Fast Broadband announcement welcomed by region

Friday, 1 September 2017, 9:30 am | Horizons Regional Council

The latest Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) announcement by central government, pledging $270 million for communications infrastructure nationwide has been welcomed by Manawatū-Whanganui regional leaders. More >>

Students present at national biosecurity conference

Wednesday, 30 August 2017, 9:06 am | Horizons Regional Council

Seven students from Kimbolton School recently impressed over 200 delegates attending the New Zealand Biosecurity Institute’s Annual National Education and Training Seminar (NETS) in Wellington when they presented the results of their five year weedbusting ... More >>

Capital Connection business case put to Minister

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 2:19 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council, in conjunction with a number of lower North Island councils, has submitted a business case to the Minister of Transport to seek support for the Capital Connection commuter train service. More >>

Horizons restricts river access as a precaution

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 1:29 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council is working with river users to restrict on-water activities through Te Apiti - Manawatu Gorge as a safety precaution. More >>

Intensive farming decision results in One Plan change

Wednesday, 9 August 2017, 3:38 pm | Horizons Regional Council

At their Strategy and Policy committee meeting today, Horizons Regional Councillors moved a recommendation for Council to investigate partial One Plan change options. More >>



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