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
Whakarongo Drainage Board Records HRC 00099 1919-1921
Whangaehu Rabbit Board Minute Book HRC 00152 1921-1956