• Alcohol Licensing

    Around 140 Licences of various types are issued per year. Inspections of premises will be carried out by Council Licensing Inspectors on an annual basis to ensure that they comply with their licence conditions.
  • Animal Control

    The purpose of Animal Control in the Manawatu is to protect the public while providing for the needs of owners and their animals.
  • Building

    Our role is to facilitate safe residential and commercial buildings throughout the district in accordance with the Building Act.
  • Cemeteries

    There are eight Council operated cemeteries and three privately-managed cemeteries in the Manawatū District.
  • Compliance & Nuisances

    This page includes information relating to abandoned vehicles to noise to drones, how Council can help and what public need to be aware of.
  • Emergency Management

    Find out what our districts top hazards are and find resources to help you get prepared!
  • Food & Health Premises

    Council have a role to play in ensuring health premises are registered where required and that food premises meet relevant standards and regulations.
  • Maps

    Use our mapping tool to gain information about and visualise a variety of Council activities.
  • Parks & Public Spaces

    The Manawatu has plenty of parks and open spaces for individuals and families to enjoy.
  • Planning

    The planning and development of the natural and built environment must be undertaken in a sustainable manner by managing compliance with the Manawatu District Plan.
  • Roads & Footpaths

    The Purpose of the Road and Footpath Network is to provide safe and convenient transportation within the district.
  • Rubbish & Recycling

    Together with the Waste Management Minimisation Plan, we aspire to reach zero waste through education, development and implementation of recycling, re-use and recovery methods.
  • Water

    Information relating to drinking water, stormwater and wastewater in the Manawatu.