Recipients announced for latest round of Accord grants

23 Jan 2015

Ten community-led projects will receive funding from the Manawatū River Leaders’ Accord as part of an annual grants programme to restore pride and mana in the Manawatū River and catchment.

Oroua River receives national award

28 Nov 2014

The Horizons Region and the Oroua River were in the national spotlight last night, receiving a 2014 New Zealand River Award for the second most improved river in the country.

Accord progress report sees large amount of work achieved

13 Nov 2014

Over the past two years a large amount of work has been achieved under the Manawatu River Leaders’ Accord thanks to a collaborative effort by many sectors of the community. A progress report on the Fresh Start for Fresh Water Clean-Up Fund was presented to Manawatu River Leaders’ Forum members and Ministry for the Environment representatives today at Te Rangimarie Marae, Rangiotu.


Reflections from the river's edge

30 Jul 2012

There's been a quiet transformation taking place along the river's edge in Palmerston North. As stop banks have been improved, so too has the walkway, signage and access; opening the door for cyclists, walkers and joggers to enjoy the river's beauty.