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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 >>

Staff keeping an eye on wet weather

Friday, 27 May 2016, 3:01 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council emergency management staff are on standby over the weekend with more wet weather forecast for the Region. More >>

New group manager for Natural Resources and Partnerships

Monday, 9 May 2016, 12:30 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Following a well contested recruitment process, Horizons Regional Council will be welcoming Dr Jon Roygard to the role of group manager natural resources and partnerships from Monday 16 May. More >>

Horizons’ community grants close soon

Friday, 6 May 2016, 10:09 am | Horizons Regional Council

The programme, which helped 13 community groups last year, is designed to encourage and support local community groups, schools, early childcare centres and iwi/hapu, with not-for-profit projects designed to enhance the Region’s natural environment. More >>

Annual Plan submitters speak to Council

Friday, 22 April 2016, 11:11 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council’s Annual Plan submission hearings are taking place on 27 and 28 April with 36 submitters bringing their points to the Council table. More >>

Grants available to support community initiatives

Friday, 15 April 2016, 4:16 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council is calling for applications to its community grants programme with $20,000 available to support environmental initiatives. More >>

Good quality wood equals healthier communities

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 1:13 pm | Horizons Regional Council

With winter closing in and warm fires become more tempting, Horizons Regional Council is reminding the community of the importance of burning good quality, dry firewood. More >>

Minor change to meet national requirements

Wednesday, 13 April 2016, 2:25 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Councillors have agreed make a minor change to the One Plan to meet the requirements of the National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management (NPSFM). More >>

Velvetleaf found in Horizons Region

Tuesday, 29 March 2016, 2:25 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council has confirmed findings of Velvetleaf in fodder crop in the Whanganui, Ruapehu and Horowhenua districts. More >>

Te Apiti - Manawatu Gorge popularity soars

Wednesday, 23 March 2016, 10:49 am | Horizons Regional Council

The number of people walking Te Apiti - Manawatu Gorge tracks has increased by nearly 20 per cent over the last year. More >>

Farmers urged to report velvetleaf

Wednesday, 16 March 2016, 4:43 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Farmers who have fodder beet crop are being asked to keep an eye out for one of the world’s worst cropping weeds. More >>

Feedback sought on Annual Plan

Tuesday, 15 March 2016, 3:16 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council’s Annual Plan will be released for public consultation this Friday 18 March and the Council is encouraging feedback on a few key updates for 2016-17. More >>

Horizons provides in-principle support for online trials

Tuesday, 15 March 2016, 12:29 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Councillors have agreed in principle to support an online voting trial that may be undertaken by Palmerston North City Council (PNCC) and Whanganui District Council (WDC) at this year’s local body elections but will not contribute ... More >>

Minister dives in as Forum members launch new plan

Friday, 11 March 2016, 1:31 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Minister for the Environment Dr Nick Smith joined Iwi/hapū, council and community leaders in Palmerston North today for the formal launch of the new Manawatū River Action Plan. More >>

Have your say on Emergency Management

Friday, 4 March 2016, 12:32 pm | Horizons Regional Council

The Manawatu-Wanganui Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) Group is reviewing its current Group Plan and has released the proposed plan for public consultation. More >>

Applications open for Linklater Bursary

Thursday, 3 March 2016, 11:52 am | Horizons Regional Council

Applications are now open for Horizons Regional Council’s Don Linklater Memorial Bursary awarded to students studying in areas relevant to Horizons work. More >>

Community events coincide with new Action Plan for river

Monday, 29 February 2016, 12:08 pm | Horizons Regional Council

A series of community events is being held across the Manawatū River Catchment from 4 to 16 March to coincide with the launch of the Manawatū River Leaders’ Forum Action Plan for the next five years. More >>



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