Place and people

The Horizons region...

  • covers 10 local authorities, 7 completely within its boundaries
  • covers 22,215 sq km of land, 8.1% of New Zealand’s land area
  • includes 160 km of coastline, with the Tasman Sea to the west and Pacific Ocean to the east
  • Horizons’ jurisdiction extends 12 nautical miles out to sea
  • is home to approximately 220,089 people.

Our district/city councils

Horowhenua www.horowhenua.govt.nz
Phone: (06) 366 0999 (24 hours)

Manawatu www.mdc.govt.nz
Phone: (06) 323 0000

Palmerston North City www.pncc.govt.nz
Phone: (06) 356 8199 (24 hours)

Rangitikei www.rangdc.govt.nz
Phone:
0800 422 522

Ruapehu www.ruapehudc.govt.nz
Phone: (07) 895 8188

Tararua www.tararuadc.govt.nz
Phone: (06) 374 4080 (24 hours)

Wanganui www.wanganui.govt.nz
Phone:
(06) 349 0001