The Oroua River was acknowledged as the most improved stream or river in the Horizons Region, at the inaugural NZ River Awards.
If you're holding an event this summer that needs a special licence, make sure you plan ahead and apply as soon as possible.
The 2012-2013 Annual Report has been adopted by Council and is now available for viewing.
The Sale and Supply of Alcohol Acto 2012 comes into effect later this year. Among a raft of changes is a new regime for alcohol licensing fees.