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Business Case funding approved for cycleway

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

Failing to apply for a consent results in $6500 fine

Doubling the floor area of a Manawatū house without a building consent has resulted in a $6500 fine for Richard Easther.

Mayor Helen's Monthly Column

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

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.

Otara Bridge reopened in special ceremony

The Otara Suspension Bridge, located 2km off State Highway 1 near Ohingaiti was officially reopened on Tuesday 5 February in a special ceremony with members of the public, Council staff and local Councillors.

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.