Million Metres Streams Project is New Zealands first environmental crowd funding site. Above is a link to their riparian planting crowd funding project on the Manawatu River. Please check it out and share.


International and home grown experts in town for wastewater forum

18 Apr 2017

Palmerston North City Council are hosting a free Wastewater Forum on 21 April featuring international and home grown experts, and the public are invited to attend.

River Accord community project applications open

26 Jan 2017

Applications for the Manawatū River Leaders’ Accord community grants programme are now open.


Tū Te Manawa to connect iwi with the Manawatū River

21 Oct 2016

Tū Te Manawa, a project to enhance iwi and hapū involvement in the Manawatū River and its catchment, celebrated a $534,000 Te Mana o Te Wai grant  today at Te Manawa Art, Science, and History Museum today. Since the initiation of the Manawatū River Leaders’ Accord, iwi leaders from the Manawatū have actively supported the improvement of the Manawatū River.


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.