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Cloud Library at Manawatū District Libraries a first in New Zealand

Manawatū District Libraries has become the first library in New Zealand to offer hundreds of popular eBooks and eAudiobooks through a new digital lending platform.

Makino Aquatic Centre to host international swimming expert over six-day training camp

International swimming expert Wayne Goldsmith is hosting a six day high performance swim and triathlon camp for local swimmers at the Makino Aquatic Centre.

Managing the District's Earthquake-Prone Buildings

A new national system for managing earthquake-prone buildings in New Zealand came into effect on 1 July 2017.

Mayor's column December 2017

This month, Mayor Helen talks about our District's economy and the coming festive season.

Māori Wards for Manawatū District

The Manawatū District will be getting a Māori ward at the next local body elections.

Opening hours over the festive season

Here are our opening and service hours over the up-and-coming festive season.

Restricted Fire Season status in Rural Manawatū District

From 8am, Monday 11 December a Restricted Fire Season status has been put on the Rural Manawatū District.

View Our District News

Manawatu District Council publishes a page in the Feilding Herald every second Thursday. The page is available here on-line, often before it appears in the Feilding Herald.

Waste themed film competition winners celebrated

Schools and early childhood centres in the Manawatu District that entered the ‘taking action in reducing waste’ short film competition were celebrated at a prizegiving event in Feilding last night.