Horizons Regional Council

Horowhenua General Constituency

The Horizons Regional Council is the regional council for the Manawatū-Whanganui region. It makes decisions about managing resources in the region, such as air, water, soil and the coastline. It also carries out plant and pest control, helps prepare for natural disasters, and is involved in regional transport. The council is made up of 14 councillors. Councillors are elected to represent constituencies (areas in the region). Two councillors will be elected from the Horowhenua constituency. This is a first past the post (FPP) election, so you vote by ticking the name of your preferred candidate on your ballot paper. Compare the candidates and their policies to decide who to vote for in the Horizons Regional Council election.

Environment and biodiversity

Protecting the environment and managing natural resources is a key responsibility of regional councils. Regional councils are often also involved in pest control and resource management.

Environment and biodiversity

Protecting the environment and managing natural resources is a key responsibility of regional councils. Regional councils are often also involved in pest control and resource management.

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  • Put priority into establishing, protecting, and enhancing wetlands within the region.

    Establish dune pest and plant management plans alongside local communities to ensure out coastal dunes are thriving ecosystems.

    Increase resourcing within the compliance team is at the level to ensure all consents that need to be monitored are monitored.

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  • Put priority into establishing, protecting, and enhancing wetlands within the region.

    Establish dune pest and plant management plans alongside local communities to ensure out coastal dunes are thriving ecosystems.

    Increase resourcing within the compliance team is at the level to ensure all consents that need to be monitored are monitored.

  • No policies provided

  • No policies provided