Fire and Emergency NZ has advised that the Manawatū-Whanganui Coastal Zone will move to a restricted fire season from 8am on Friday 12 January until further notice due to warm temperatures, drying winds and a lack of rainfall. A restricted fire season means anyone planning on lighting an open-air fire will need a permit.Please be aware of the fire risk conditions – if in doubt, don't light!
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For the 2023/24 financial year (starting in July 2023) the council is making a one-off rates remission (reduction) of up to $500 available for households facing a rates rise higher than $700.
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On display until
15 March 2024, 05:00 PM
Somme Parade between Barrack Street and Kaikokopu Road will remain closed to all through traffic until 5.00pm on Friday, 15 March 2024 to allow work to continue on repairs to a slip outside 131 and 138 Somme Parade.
This means the detour route using Seddon Street for traffic heading in both directions will remain in place until then.