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Feilding Town Centre 2040

If you had to re-imagine Feilding's Town Centre, what would it be like?

Flying your drone safely

Drones are no longer an oddity in our sky, they are easy to obtain and easy to fly – but are they flown safely?

Labour Weekend Opening Hours

Here are our Labour Weekend hours for 2018.

Mayor Helen's Monthly Blurb

This month, Mayor Helen writes about our community's events and volunteers.

Otara Bridge Strengthening Project

We will be closing this bridge to all traffic from 7am on Tuesday 23 October to 5pm on Friday 26 October 2018.

Our 2018 Community Honour Recipients

This year we honoured five well deserving pillars of our community.

Revoking of Urban Fires Bylaw 2014

The Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ) Act came fully into force on 1 July 2018. Manawatū District Council is no longer responsible for opening and closing fire seasons and is revoking its Bylaw.

Should Manawatū District have Easter Sunday Trading?

With an increasing number of businesses wanting to open on Easter Sunday and people expecting or wanting more commercial options Council is asking if Manawatū shops should be able to trade on Easter Sunday.

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.

Westpac Manawatū Business Awards Finalists

Congratulations to the 22 Manawatū and Palmerston North businesses that were named as finalists in the Westpac Manawatū Business awards last night. Four Manawatu businesses were named finalists and one Highly Commended.