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Anzac Day opening hours

Here are our opening hours over the Easter weekend and ANZAC day break.

Blokart World Championships to be held in the Manawatū in 2020

It’s wheels up for the Manawatu Blokart Club who have officially won the bid to host the Blokart World Championships in New Zealand in October 2020.

Business Case funding approved for cycleway

The long awaited Feilding to Palmerston North cycle and walkway has taken another step to becoming a reality.

Council Planning recognised by NZPI

Manawatū District Council has been recognised by the New Zealand Planning Institute for our approach to planning for the new Feilding growth precinct.

Feilding High School goes digital thanks to Manawatu District Libraries

Feilding High School students are all set to access a plethora of digital books and information through a collaboration with Manawatu District Libraries.

Manawatū District Annual Plan 2019-20

The Manawatū District Council has achieved a lower than predicted rate rise, squeezing the increase down to 3.9 percent for its ratepayers.

Mayor Helen's Monthly Column

This month, Mayor Helen talks about our Town Centre vision and the Earthquake Prone Building process.

Mayors Monthly Column

Been a month of highs and lows since I last put pen to paper. From the Christchurch mosque shooting to the CACTUS program and hosting the Manawatū Blokart championships in 2020.

MDC ranked #2

The Manawatū District Council has been ranked number two in providing the best customer service according to the Association of Local Government Information Management (ALGIM) nationwide mystery shop.

Public Notice - April 2019 meetings

Public Notice of Council and Committee meetings scheduled for April 2019.

Public Notice - May 2019 meetings

Public Notice of Council and Committee meetings scheduled for May 2019.

Regional resource recovery facility one step closer to becoming reality

The construction of a new resource recovery facility in Feilding has taken another step closer to becoming a reality.

Restricted fire season now in place

A restricted fire season is now in place for the Horowhenua, Manawatu, Palmerston North and Rangitikei Districts.

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.

Water Conservation Tips

Summer has arrived in the Manawatū and over these warm and dry summer months, every drop of water counts.