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Whanganui Urban Bus Consultation

The Whanganui urban bus services, managed by Horizons Regional Council, are under going a review to ensure that these services meet the needs of the Whanganui public. Whether or not you use the service, please visit Urban Bus Consultation, complete the online form (5 mins max), a…

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Whanganui Smokefree Auahi Kore Policy

In support of the Government’s commitment for New Zealand to become smokefree by 2025, we are seeking feedback on the Proposed Smokefree Outdoor Areas Policy 2017 to help ensure we have healthy communities by reducing the prevalence of smoking. 2013 health figures indicate …

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Proposed Dangerous and Insanitary Building Policy 2017

The Whanganui District Council is currently consulting on its Proposed Dangerous and Insanitary Buildings Policy 2017. The purpose of this policy is to ensure that buildings in the Whanganui district are safe, sanitary, and inoffensive. We are seeking feedback on the policy and a…

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Draft Active Transport Strategy

Council is currently seeking feedback on the draft Active Transport Strategy 2017, which establishes strategic direction for active transportation, such as walking and cycling, over the next 10 years. It addresses the need to improve connectivity and mobility in the district thro…

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Proposed Traffic and Speed Bylaw 2017

The Council is currently consulting on its proposed Traffic and Speed Bylaw. The bylaw regulates speed limits, and makes sure Council roads are safe and efficient. Here are the changes we are proposing to make: Ranana township (from 100km/h to 50km/h) Whanganui River Road (from 1…

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