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.

Freshwater

The worsening state of New Zealand’s lakes and rivers is a major challenge for regional councils, which play a leading role in managing freshwater in their areas. To this end, regional councils create plans to protect water resources from contaminants and overuse.

Freshwater

The worsening state of New Zealand’s lakes and rivers is a major challenge for regional councils, which play a leading role in managing freshwater in their areas. To this end, regional councils create plans to protect water resources from contaminants and overuse.

Show/hide candidate names
  • Investigate how the Moutoa spillway can be altered to allow ocean tides to return to the low lying areas as they used to.

    Support initiatives to improve lake Horowhenua and stop pollution entering the lake.

    Support the approach of returning space to the rivers so they can spread out closer to their natural state, where possible.

  • No policies provided

  • No policies provided

Show/hide candidate names
  • Investigate how the Moutoa spillway can be altered to allow ocean tides to return to the low lying areas as they used to.

    Support initiatives to improve lake Horowhenua and stop pollution entering the lake.

    Support the approach of returning space to the rivers so they can spread out closer to their natural state, where possible.

  • No policies provided

  • No policies provided