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Lower North Island Passenger Rail business case progresses

Thursday, 3 October 2019, 10:33 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council has endorsed in principle Greater Wellington Regional Council’s Lower North Island Passenger Rail business case which, with input from Horizons, has assessed options for the future of passenger rail along the western corridor ... More >>

Nominations for local elections have closed

Friday, 16 August 2019, 3:59 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Local government candidate nominations closed at 12 noon today with 29 total nominations being received for Horizons Regional Council. Electoral Officer Craig Grant says the 29 nominations were received for Horizons’ 12 seats. The two seats for the ... More >>

Cr Sheldon resigns as Horizons Regional Councillor

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 3:41 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Today was Cr Colleen Sheldon’s last council meeting for Horizons Regional Council, having resigned to pursue a Whanganui-based role in agribusiness. Horizons chair Bruce Gordon says Cr Sheldon served with the council for three terms following her ... More >>

New off-peak bus services from Levin to Palmerston North

Thursday, 1 August 2019, 10:18 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council’s new off-peak bus service from Levin to Palmerston North will kick off on Monday, 5 August. Transport manager Phil Hindrup says the new off-peak service will run on Mondays and Wednesdays as a result of community ... More >>

Keep Manawatū green planting day for water quality

Tuesday, 23 July 2019, 9:57 am | Horizons Regional Council

Manawatū Rugby, Higgins and Horizons Regional Council are joining forces at a Colyton planting day in August to keep Manawatū green and help improve water quality. Players from the Turbos and Cyclones will be digging in alongside Manawatū Rugby management, ... More >>

Horizons Regional Council notifies Proposed Plan Change 2

Monday, 22 July 2019, 8:37 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council has notified their Proposed Plan Change 2 (PPC2) today. Horizons strategy and regulation group manager Dr Nic Peet says PPC2 addresses current issues within the One Plan’s nutrient management policy and rule framework. “The ... More >>

Horizons Regional Council takes step forward in land use

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 4:56 pm | Horizons Regional Council

At their full council meeting today, Horizons Regional Councillors recommended the notification of Proposed Plan Change 2 (PPC2) to address current issues within the One Plan’s nutrient management policy and rule framework. The proposed plan change ... More >>

Manawatū River levels continue to be monitored

Friday, 14 June 2019, 9:55 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council investigations and design manager Jon Bell says that the Manawatū River at our Teachers’ College recorder site peaked at 4.6 metres at 2am this morning. This is slightly lower than predicted and means that the Moutoa ... More >>

Horizons staff on standby to open Moutoa floodgates

Thursday, 13 June 2019, 4:16 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council river management staff will be keeping a close eye on river levels across the region overnight, with Manawatū River level predictions signalling a possible Moutoa floodgate operation tomorrow morning. Horizons investigations ... More >>

Memorial Bursary awarded to two students

Monday, 10 June 2019, 8:27 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council have awarded two environmental studies students with the Don Linklater Memorial Bursary for 2019. The Don Linklater Memorial Bursary was established to honour the contribution made to the region by the late Don Linklater, who was ... More >>

Horizons staff on standby over long weekend

Friday, 31 May 2019, 3:02 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council emergency and river management staff are monitoring river levels across the region following rain in most catchments. More >>

Report on state of regional environment released

Tuesday, 28 May 2019, 4:03 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council has released its 2019 State of Environment (SOE) report which provides a snapshot of the state and trends of our region’s natural resources. More >>

Horizons’ Councillors adopt Annual Plan

Tuesday, 28 May 2019, 2:32 pm | Horizons Regional Council

After considering 57 submissions and hearing from nine submitters, Horizons Regional Councillors have adopted the 2019-20 Annual Plan. More >>

Avoid the spread of water pests - check clean dry

Friday, 3 May 2019, 9:39 am | Horizons Regional Council

With duck shooting commencing this weekend, Horizons Regional Council and the Ministry for Primary Industries are reminding everyone of the importance of cleaning equipment between waterways. More >>

Horizons prosecutes environmental polluters

Monday, 15 April 2019, 5:22 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council welcomes the sentencing of PGG Wrightsons and Carrfields Livestock following a significant animal effluent discharge from the Feilding stock yards into the Makino Stream in February last year. The prosecution case was heard ... More >>

Kia Whārite providing future for whio

Friday, 29 March 2019, 9:27 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council joined the Department of Conservation (DOC), Genesis Energy, iwi, community members and local schools for the release of 12 whio in the Ruatiti Domain area earlier this month. More >>

Horizons Annual Plan consultation opens

Monday, 25 February 2019, 2:31 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Consultation for Horizons Regional Council’s proposed 2019-29 Annual Plan opens today, with the public invited to have their say before 25 March. More >>

Community invited to get involved in swim spot spruce ups

Thursday, 14 February 2019, 3:56 pm | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council are inviting the community to get involved in sprucing up popular swim spots at weekend events over the next few weeks. Horizons science and innovation manager Abby Matthews says the events in each district will include ... More >>

Summer low river flows and restrictions

Thursday, 14 February 2019, 9:15 am | Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Council’s extensive data network monitors rainfall and river levels throughout the region. More >>

Monitoring of region’s swim spots

Monday, 17 December 2018, 2:52 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 over 80 recreational sites in the Manawatū-Whanganui Region More >>

 

 

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