The principal focus of Environmental Health is to protect and promote a safe environment, through education and compliance with legislation to ensure a high standard of public health is maintained.
In Manawatu District there are some 150 premises which are licensed and inspected to ensure minimum standards of health are maintained. Premises include food premises, hairdressing salons, camping grounds and mobile businesses.
Nuisance complaints are also investigated by Council. These include litter dumping, smoky fires, abandoned vehicles, noise control, food complaints and bylaw enforcement.
Find information about complying with our safe operating environment:
Food Premises- Advice, application forms, and information on registering new premises, existing premises and complaints about food premises
Hair Dressers - Advice, application forms, and information on registering new premises, existing premises and complaints about Hair dressers
Amusement devices, mobile shops, and Street users - Advice, application forms to operate an amusement devices, mobile shops and street users within the Manawatu District
Drinking Water- Council provides a water sampling service for rural private supplies, what’s involved with water sampling, and how to request a sampling kit
General Inspection - Information regarding Noise Control / Hazardous Substances, Fires, Litter/Flytipping, Abandoned vehicles, Drones (UAV).
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