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


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Title Sort descending Identifier (RiC-A22) Dates
Stereoscope HRC 00419 1970 (year approximate)-1970 (year approximate)
Survey District Maps HRC 00270 1913-1936
Taihape Pest Destruction Board Cash Book HRC 00147 1958-1989
Taihape Pest Destruction Board Correspondence Files HRC 00150 1956-1990
Taihape Pest Destruction Board Minute Book HRC 00151 1967-1989
Taihape Pest Destruction Board Rate Books HRC 00148 1976-1990
Taihape Pest Destruction Board Rates Penalties and Arrears Book HRC 00165 1968-1990
Taihape Pest Destruction Board Wages Book HRC 00149 1970-1981
Tribute Photo and text for Albert Leenards, Chief Engineer HRC 00277 1976-1976
Umutoi Rabbit Board Cash Books HRC 00239 1923-1963
Umutoi Rabbit Board Correspondence Files HRC 00222 1962-1943
Umutoi Rabbit Board Minute Books HRC 00246 1923-1963
Umutoi Rabbit Board Rate Books HRC 00253 1926-1963
Umutoi Rabbit Board Ratepayers List HRC 00207 1923-1962
Wairarapa Catchment Board Farm Plan Files HRC 00258 1964-1989
Wanganui Pest Destruction Board Correspondence Files HRC 00241 1962-1986
Wanganui Pest Destruction Board Minute Books HRC 00163 1926-1972
Wanganui Pest Destruction Board Ratepayers Lists HRC 00162 1969-1972
Wanganui United Council Correspondence Files HRC 00061 1978-1990
Wanganui United Council Minute Books HRC 00062 1979-1989
Water Rights Files HRC 00027 1956-2000
Western Districts Pest Boards Association Minute Book HRC 00160 1965-1973
Western Pest Destruction Board Cash Book HRC 00153 1974-1989
Western Pest Destruction Board Control and Infestation Record Cards HRC 00161 1984-1986
Western Pest Destruction Board Correspondence Files HRC 00155 1930-1990
Western Pest Destruction Board Employee Lists HRC 00169 1988-1989
Western Pest Destruction Board Minute Books HRC 00159 1973-1989
Western Pest Destruction Board Miscellaneous Records HRC 00158 1964-1990
Western Pest Destruction Board Rates Rolls HRC 00157 1979-1989
Western Pest Destruction Board Reports HRC 00154 1977-1989
Wet Weather Hydrological Gauging Cards HRC 00494 1986-1998
Whakarongo Drainage Board Records HRC 00099 1919-1921
Whangaehu Rabbit Board Minute Book HRC 00152 1921-1956