Manawatu Drainage Board

HRC 7.2.2
Has Beginning Date
Has End Date

On the 27th June 1921 the Manawatu Land Drainage Board and the Aorangi Land Drainage Board united to form the Manawatu Drainage District. The object of the merger was to create a larger and richer district to allow bigger loans to be raised for the purpose of carrying out significant drainage works. The Board continued to operate after the creation of the Manawatu Catchment Board in 1943, providing a close link to the farmers in the area and carrying out improvements to the river schemes initiated by the Catchment Board. In 1989 the Board amalgamated with many other authorities to form the new Regional Council.

Corporate Body Type
Government Organization
Related Entities
is antecedent of (RiC-R016): Horizons Regional Council
is successor of (RiC-R016i): Aorangi Drainage Board
is successor of (RiC-R016i): Manawatu Land Drainage Board