Being a Considerate Resident
Living close to other District residents sometimes requires a bit of give and take. But what can you reasonably expect of each other?
Citizenship ceremonies are held by the Manawatu District Council on behalf of the Department of Internal Affairs to welcome new citizens to New Zealand and confirm their citizenship.
The Manawatu District Council has an award scheme to recognise the significant voluntary contributions made to the community by individual citizens.
Community housing is looked after by the Manawatū Community Trust.
All dogs must be registered and kept under control at all times. Every Territorial Authority keeps a register of all dogs registered within its area. This data is also recorded on the National Dog Database.
Property owner consent is required to fly drones/UAVs/Model aircraft over land that is owned, managed or leased by Council.
Visit the library website to find out all you need to know about the libraries programmes, events and more.
Makino Aquatic Centre
Visit the MAC website to find out all you need to know about the aquatic centres programmes, events and more.
Parks & Public Spaces
The Manawatu has plenty of parks and open spaces for individuals and families to enjoy.
Council provides local public services and infrastructure that the community needs to survive and prosper. Providing these services comes at a cost and a large portion is collected from the rates that Council charges property owners.
Recreation Complexes and Halls
Take a look at the recreation complexes and halls available for hire in the Manawatū District.
Request a LIM or Property File
LIM reports and property information provide valuable information about the properties within our district.
Thinking of Building?
Steps to think about if you are looking at building.
Thinking of Starting a Business?
Starting your own business is a dream for many Kiwis - in fact we’re a country of small businesses, with a whopping 87% of businesses in New Zealand employing fewer than five employees.