Horizons Regional Council

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The Horizons Regional Council was formed in 1989 from an amalgamation of Catchment Boards, Drainage Boards, Pest Destruction Boards, Noxious Plant Authorities and United Councils in the Manawatū-Whanganui Region. The Horizons Collection contains the records of these numerous predecessor organisations and earlier ones such as Rabbit Boards and River Boards that operated within the current regional boundaries from 1887-1989.

The types of records found in the Horizons archives include:

  • Accounts and financial records;
  • Aerial photographs of the entire Manawatū-Whanganui region;
  • Correspondence files;
  • Electoral rolls;
  • Hydrological data;
  • Letter books;
  • Maps and plans;
  • Minute books and other meeting papers;
  • Project photograph albums;
  • Rate books and valuation rolls

Series

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Title Identifier (RiC-A22) Dates Sort descending
Hydrometric Recordings - Ministry of Works and Development, Wellington Water Resource Gaugings HRC 00281
Hydrometric Recordings - Sir Alexander Gibb and Partners HRC 00290
Hydrometric Recordings - Ministry of Works and Development, Palmerston North office HRC 00291
Hydrometric Recordings - Ministry of Works and Development, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research - Havelock North HRC 00292
Hydrometric Recordings - Ministry of Works and Development, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) - Whanganui Region HRC 00282
Hydrometric Recordings - Ministry of Works and Development, Hydro Investigations Department, Aramoho Office - Whanganui Region HRC 00283
Hydrometric Recordings - Rangitikei-Wanganui Catchment Board HRC 00284
Hydrometric Recordings - Manawatu Catchment Board and Manawatu-Wanganui Regional Council HRC 00285
Hydrometric Recordings - Manawatu-Wanganui Regional Council HRC 00286
Hydrometric Recordings - Ministry of Works and Development and National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research - Turangi Region HRC 00288
Hydrometric Recordings - North Island Hydraulic Survey Party HRC 00289
Hydrometric Recordings - Ministry of Works and Development, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research - Wellington Division HRC 00280
Palmerston North River Board Rates Cards HRC 00139
Photograph Albums, M Series HRC 00265 1877-1986
Photograph Albums, R Series HRC 00266 1885-1979
Mangaone River Board Cash Book HRC 00105 1887-1917
Manawatu Land Drainage Board Minute Books HRC 00101 1894-1917
Manawatu Land Drainage Board Rate Book HRC 00102 1894-1895
Manawatu Land Drainage Board Letter Books HRC 00104 1894-1918
Manawatu Land Drainage Board Valuation Roll HRC 00086 1895-1895
Manawatu Drainage Board Deeds HRC 00089 1896-1989
Oroua Drainage Board Cash Books HRC 00116 1897-1989
Aorangi Drainage Board Cash Book HRC 00063 1897-1922
Manawatu Land Drainage Board Rate Receipt Book HRC 00085 1900-1900
Photograph Albums, F Series HRC 00267 1902-1990
Horizons Regional Council, ex-Catchment Board Reports HRC 00449 1903-1993
Makerua Drainage Board Minute Books HRC 00097 1906-1990
Makerua Drainage Board Deeds HRC 00100 1906-1986
Makerua Drainage Board Rates and Special Rates Book HRC 00095 1906-1917
Palmerston North River Board Deeds HRC 00138 1907-1945
Manawatu Drainage Board Correspondence files HRC 00088 1908-1990
Moutoa Drainage Board Cash Books HRC 00107 1908-1990
Moutoa Drainage Board Minute Books HRC 00108 1908-1989
Manawatu Land Drainage Board Valuation Rolls HRC 00103 1909-1913
Makerua Drainage Board Letter Books HRC 00093 1909-1923
Makerua Drainage Board Correspondence files HRC 00098 1912-1990
Sluggish River Drainage Board Minute Books HRC 00110 1912-1989
Oroua Drainage Board Minute Books HRC 00113 1913-1989
Survey District Maps HRC 00270 1913-1936
Palmerston North Kairanga River Board Minute Book HRC 00132 1913-1920
Rangitikei Catchment Board Administration Files HRC 00042 1913-1970
Oroua Drainage Board Classification HRC 00111 1914-1918
Manawatu Drainage Board Minute Books HRC 00082 1917-1989
Oroua Drainage Board Files HRC 00114 1917-1990
Reference Maps of Counties HRC 00237 1919-1938
Whakarongo Drainage Board Records HRC 00099 1919-1921
Manawatu Oroua River Board Committee Records HRC 00175 1919-1922
Manawatu Pest Destruction Board Correspondence Files HRC 00168 1919-1989
Manawatu Oroua River Board Classification HRC 00126 1920-1931
Sluggish River Drainage Board Files HRC 00119 1920-1990