The latest in our Region

Region prepared for Tropical Cyclone Cook

Region prepared for Tropical Cyclone Cook

While current MetService predictions indicate the Manawatu-Whanganui Region will miss the bulk of Tropical Cyclone Cook’s extreme weather, Horizons Regional Council has put in place precautions.

Safe Swim Spots

Planning to swim at one of our many fabulous spots this summer? Find out...

Air Quality

Learn about what you can do to help keep our air clean this winter when it's fire time.

Horizons welcomes Whanganui River treaty settlement

Horizons Regional Council representatives welcome the Whanganui River settlement, the Te Awa Tupua Bill. which had it's third and final reading in Parliment today.

Summer swim spot competitions winners announced

Congratulations to the #swiminourregion competition winner and runner up.

South Beach clean-up celebrates national Seaweek

The clean-up was part of the national Seaweek celebrations, which aims to encourage New Zealanders...

Swimmability standards already in effect in the Horizons Region

Horizons Regional Council has welcomed Prime Minister Bill English and Minister for the Environment Nick Smith’s freshwater announcements in Auckland today.