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Manawatu District Council
Business // Council // Manawatu-Whanganui
Member since: 10 October 2007
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Website www.mdc.govt.nz


Manawatu District Council governs an area of 253,164 hectares, stretching from Rangiwahia in the north to Himatangi Beach in the south.

 




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Wednesday, 1 August 2012
4:37PM
Manawatu District leads the way MANAWATU District Council is leading the way as the territorial authority in the Manawatu-Wanganui region with the most participants so far for the New Zealand Shakeout exercise next month.  Nearly 11,800 district participants have already registered for New Zealand's biggest earthquake drill at 9.26am on September 26. 160 views

4:23PM
Business winner rapt for others MANAWATU District Deputy Mayor Matt Bell diverts much of the kudos for the selection of Focal Point Cinema as the Supreme Award winner in the 2012 Feilding Excellence in Business Awards towards his wife, Julie, and the company’s staff. 182 views

Wednesday, 25 July 2012
1:15PM
Sewer and water main works WORK has started on the installation of replacement sewer and water mains in the Stafford Street and Monckton Street areas of Feilding. 160 views

1:14PM
"Letting one's hair down" AN eclectic collection of popular expressions and sayings were presented by favourite New Zealand wordsmith Max Cryer at a lunchtime session in the Feilding Public Library last week. 138 views

1:13PM
Female kereru arrive at aviary TWO female New Zealand wood pigeons (kereru) are new residents at the Kowhai Park aviary in Feilding and lifted hopes for a successful breeding programme. 789 views

Wednesday, 18 July 2012
1:18PM
Hectic homecoming for Smith EXCITED youngsters, playing colleagues and former hairdressing clients were among the crowds who ensured a memorable homecoming for Feilding’s latest All Black, Aaron Smith, last Friday. 192 views

Wednesday, 11 July 2012
12:54PM
Warm welcome expected for AB FEILDING’S hottest rugby ticket, Aaron Smith, is to be welcomed home this Friday, July 13. 194 views

12:53PM
Wordsmith to "spill the beans" AN audience with well known New Zealand broadcaster, entertainer and wordsmith Max Cryer next week will bookend a busy period for users of the Feilding Public Library. 227 views

12:51PM
Trust secures project's funding MANAWATU Community Trust has been successful in securing funding from the Department of Internal Affairs for a three-year community development project. 107 views

Wednesday, 4 July 2012
12:31PM
Ward name changes proposed MANAWATU District Council is inviting residents to comment on proposed name changes for two wards in its representation arrangements for the 2013 local body elections. 333 views

12:29PM
Totara Park control finalised FULL control and management of Totara Reserve Regional Park, the popular recreational attraction in the Pohangina Valley and managed by Manawatu District Council for more than 20 years, has been transferred to Horizons Regional Council. 174 views

12:26PM
Hall memories shared MEMORIES were shared and friendships rekindled when more than 60 people enjoyed the Waituna West Hall’s centenary celebrations on Sunday. 116 views

Wednesday, 27 June 2012
12:43PM
Waituna West Hall turns 100 WAITUNA West Hall’s century-long service to its community is to be recognised this weekend. 143 views

12:41PM
Sewerage subsidy approved A $3.3 million Government subsidy for the Himatangi Beach Community Sewerage Scheme has been approved. 133 views

12:27PM
Ellery extends family connection NEW Manawatu District Councillor Wayne Ellery is extending his family’s local body connection with Feilding and neighbouring areas. 327 views

Wednesday, 20 June 2012
1:49PM
Support for pool and park AN upgrade of Makino Aquatic Centre and restoration of Kitchener Park have been given the green light in Manawatu District Council’s new Long Term Plan. 105 views

1:37PM
Deliberations in key areas DECISIONS in a number of other key areas were made by MDC in its Long Term Plan deliberations. 72 views

1:36PM
Outstanding rates reminder MANAWATU District Council ratepayers are reminded that the rating year closes on 30 June 2012 and that an additional penalty of 10 percent will be added to rates unpaid on that date. 99 views

1:31PM
Recycling service gains attention MANAWATU District Council is urging users of agrichemical plastic containers to take advantage of a free recycling service operating in Feilding. 223 views

Wednesday, 13 June 2012
11:42AM
Villages benefit from partnership SANSON, Rongotea and the northern villages will be the first to benefit from the Manawatu District Council’s community planning programme. 108 views

11:41AM
Discharge removal commitment MANAWATU District Council continues its commitment to removing discharge to the Oroua River during times of low flow, as the resource consent process and plans for significant improvements at the Feilding Wastewater Treatment Plant continue to take shape. 148 views

Tuesday, 12 June 2012
4:04PM
Himatangi Beach Community Sewerage Scheme Update The project team has continued to make significant progress with the Himatangi Beach Community Sewerage Scheme (HBCSS). 192 views

Wednesday, 6 June 2012
11:44AM
Praise for beach open day MANAWATU District Mayor Margaret Kouvelis was “overwhelmed” at the response to a public open day on the Himatangi Beach Community Sewerage Scheme in the village on Saturday. 83 views

11:42AM
Building survey's good result BUILDING owners, builders, developers and designers involved in the Manawatu District Council’s recent Building Services customer survey have rated as “good” the overall service they receive. 140 views

11:41AM
Flippaball's appeal on rise FLIPPABALL is becoming a game of choice at the Makino Aquatic Centre on Friday nights for many Manawatu school children. 278 views

Wednesday, 30 May 2012
12:53PM
Submissions respectfully given WELL-prepared submissions that were respectfully presented impressed Manawatu District Mayor Margaret Kouvelis during last week’s public hearings on the Manawatu District Council’s Draft Long Term Plan 2012/2022. 103 views

Tuesday, 29 May 2012
7:22PM
Voters encouraged to respond ELIGIBLE voters are encouraged to make their vote count in the Manawatu District Council’s Feilding Ward by-election. 128 views

Wednesday, 23 May 2012
11:49AM
Steady progress on lagoon WORK is progressing steadily on the construction of an anaerobic lagoon at the Feilding Wastewater Treatment Plant as a major improvement programme at the Kawakawa Road location gathers momentum. 174 views

11:47AM
Voting papers distributed VOTING papers for the Manawatu District Council’s Feilding Ward by-election were distributed to about 10,000 eligible voters last week, and anyone who has not yet received the form is asked to notify MDC on 323-0000. 117 views

11:46AM
Himatangi Scheme Open Day A PUBLIC open day on the Himatangi Beach Community Sewerage Scheme is to be held in the village early next month. 155 views



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