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.

Local democracy

Local government is a foundational part of our democracy. But local democracy isn’t just about holding elections every three years – it’s about the day-to-day ways people have their say in the decisions that affect us all.

Local democracy

Local government is a foundational part of our democracy. But local democracy isn’t just about holding elections every three years – it’s about the day-to-day ways people have their say in the decisions that affect us all.

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  • Support increased hapū and iwi partnership and participation in council work.

    Ensure council continues to meet Living Wage standards and continues to progress to close the gender pay gap.

    Continue to work with the community to ensure the community voice is represented in all aspects of council decision making.

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  • Support increased hapū and iwi partnership and participation in council work.

    Ensure council continues to meet Living Wage standards and continues to progress to close the gender pay gap.

    Continue to work with the community to ensure the community voice is represented in all aspects of council decision making.

  • No policies provided

  • No policies provided