Manawatu District Council - Latest News [Page 1]

Make Your Mark On Manawatū. Stand In Local Elections 2022

Thursday, 16 June 2022, 9:42 am | Manawatu District Council

With local government in for a shake-up not seen since 1989, Manawatū District Council thinks that it’s more important than ever to have your say and help design our district’s future! One of the most effective ways you can do this is to stand ... More >>

Manawatū District Council Votes To Reduce Membership Fee To Local Government New Zealand

Friday, 3 June 2022, 1:24 pm | Manawatu District Council

At its Council meeting on Thursday, 2 June, Manawatū District Council voted to reduce its annual membership fee to Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) in protest at their handling of the Three Waters Reform process. This decision came about as ... More >>

Manawatū District Council Adopts Annual Plan 2022/23

Thursday, 19 May 2022, 10:49 am | Manawatu District Council

At its Council meeting on Thursday, 21 April, Manawatū District Council voted to adopt the Annual Plan for 2022/23. The adoption of the plan will see a number of significant projects progress to the next stage. Some of these projects include the ... More >>

Manawatū District Council Statement On Bio Plant Consent Application

Monday, 7 March 2022, 5:27 pm | Manawatu District Council

Manawatū District Council welcomes the decision by Horizons Regional Council to publicly notify a consent application for an air discharge related to Bio Plant Manawatū’s proposed pyrolysis plant in Feilding. Mayor Helen Worboys says that Council understands ... More >>

Feilding Flooding Update

Tuesday, 14 December 2021, 12:13 pm | Manawatu District Council

Manawatū District Council has received calls from approximately 20 properties that have been impacted by flooding in Feilding. We encourage anyone who has had flooding of their property to contact us on 06 323 0000. Some road closures are in place in ... More >>

Manawatū District Council Not Convinced By Government’s Proposed Three Waters Reform Programme

Friday, 1 October 2021, 11:20 am | Manawatu District Council

Manawatū District Council is not convinced by the government’s proposed Three Waters Reform Programme, following overwhelming opposition from community feedback.In a written submission to the Minister of Local Government Nanaia Mahuta, Manawatū ... More >>

Manawatū District Council Appoints Shayne Harris As New CE

Friday, 21 May 2021, 4:10 pm | Manawatu District Council

GM Harris Manawatū District Council has appointed Shayne Harris as Chief Executive for the next five years. Shayne has been Council’s Acting Chief Executive since Dr Richard Templer left for a position at Engineering New Zealand in November 2020. ... More >>

Manawatū District Council Revokes Earlier Decision To Defer Māori Ward(s)

Thursday, 20 May 2021, 5:11 pm | Manawatu District Council

Manawatū District Council has today revoked the previous motion passed at the Council meeting on 6 May to defer a decision on Māori ward(s). Councillors voted 8 – 3 to revoke the previous motion and support the introduction of Māori wards in time ... More >>

Māori Ward(s) Statement On Behalf Of Mayor Helen Worboys And Deputy Mayor Michael Ford

Monday, 10 May 2021, 5:06 pm | Manawatu District Council

As Mayor and Deputy Mayor we wish to do what is best for the Manawatū District community. We understand that there is hurt and disappointment for Iwi, hapū and marae as well as for the wider Māori community regarding our Council’s decision ... More >>

Manawatū District Council Defers Māori Ward Decision Until 2023

Thursday, 6 May 2021, 5:51 pm | Manawatu District Council

Manawatū District Council has voted today to defer the decision around the establishment of Māori Wards until 2023, with a representation review to be held in 2024. The Council decided by a majority of 6 – 4 to defer, with one abstaining due to a conflict ... More >>

Mitre 10 Cup Games Coming To Manfeild

Thursday, 30 July 2020, 2:53 pm | Manawatu District Council

Manfeild will host two Manawatu Turbos games in the 2020 Mitre 10 Cup Championship after the venue received sign off from Sky TV and New Zealand Rugby Union. The games at Manfeild have been made possible thanks to Manawatu Rugby Union, Manfeild, Manawatū ... More >>

Recovery Phase Underway For Manawatu District Council After Lockdown

Monday, 13 July 2020, 4:00 pm | Manawatu District Council

Manawatu District Council’s recovery phase following the COVID-19 pandemic is underway with three campaigns focusing on the social, economic and rural environments of the district. The campaigns are running simultaneously with the aim of mitigating ... More >>

Manawatū District Council To Consider Zero Percent Rates Change

Friday, 17 April 2020, 1:12 pm | Manawatu District Council

Manawatū District Council will consider an average rates change of zero percent for the coming financial year at its meeting on the 23 April. Recognising the economic and social impacts on the community of Covid-19 and the continuing drought, Council ... More >>

Manawatū District Economy Leads The Region

Wednesday, 12 February 2020, 2:58 pm | Manawatu District Council

It would be easy to just drive through Manawatū District, look at the fantastic scenery, and just continue on not realising the Manawatū District economy stands out among its peers as growth hits 4.8 per cent. Overall for the year ended March ... More >>

Makino Skate Park set for grinds and slides

Tuesday, 17 December 2019, 1:33 pm | Manawatu District Council

The Manawatū District Council is undertaking the first stages of developing the Makino Skate Park. More >>

Manawatū District economy goes from strength to strength

Monday, 25 November 2019, 12:52 pm | Manawatu District Council

Manawatū District economy continues to lead the region going from strength to strength and exceeding the national growth rate. More >>

Environment Ministry funding for water scheme design study

Friday, 6 July 2018, 3:10 pm | Manawatu District Council

Manawatū District Council has been approved funding to conduct a study into creating a water scheme for the community at Ohakea. More >>

Manawatū District Long Term Plan

Monday, 28 May 2018, 1:30 pm | Manawatu District Council

Manawatū District Councillors have considered the 357 submissions received on the 2018-28 Long Term Plan (LTP). More >>

Cloud Library at Manawatū District Libraries a first in NZ

Friday, 15 December 2017, 3:45 pm | Manawatu District Council

Cloud Library at Manawatū District Libraries a first in New Zealand Manawatū District Libraries has become the first library in New Zealand to offer hundreds of popular eBooks and eAudiobooks through a new digital lending platform. Cloud Library offers ... More >>

Māori Wards for Manawatū District

Friday, 17 November 2017, 11:20 am | Manawatu District Council

Manawatū District is to get a Māori ward at the next local body elections. More >>