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The Environment Network Manawatu encourages are members to take part in public consultations, and we write joint submissions on behalf of our members, in consultation with our members. There are currently no open submissions being worked on, but the list below includes recent consultation processes of importance to the regional environment, and an archive of older submissions. ENM has submitted on many of these, and we invited member group input while submissions were being developed. Click on each consultation title to learn more.

Jul 24, 2019, 12:13 AM
ENM presented their submission for the Community Development Strategy to MDC on the 8th of August. Submissions closed 14 July, 2019.
Jul 16, 2019, 12:20 PM
Submissions closed 29 July, 2019. Palmerston North City Council is consulting on the draft policy for the use of public space.
May 29, 2019, 9:21 AM
Submissions closed 5 July, 2019. Palmerston North City Council want to see more people on bikes in our city. The Urban Cycle Network Masterplan outlines how they plan to achieve this.
Sep 3, 2019, 11:36 PM
ENM and S2S submitted on PNCC's Draft Annual Plan for 2019. Submissions and PNCC's responses are found here.
Oct 23, 2019, 12:02 AM
ENM and S2S submitted on Horizons Regional Council Draft Annual Plan for 2019-20. Submissions and PNCC's responses are found here.
Apr 1, 2019, 9:31 AM
Submissions closed April 8, 2019. This submission is on behalf of ENM but is also very relevant to the Biodiversity Cluster / Source to Sea. It was good to get feedback from Horowhenua-based member groups in particular.
Nov 22, 2018, 10:23 AM
This project will investigate the full range of options for managing, treating and discharging Palmerston North's wastewater. As of November 2018, all options are on the table.
Mar 15, 2018, 2:55 PM
Palmerston North City Council is consulting on its 10 Year Plan 2018-28. Consultation closes on 23 April 2018.
Mar 15, 2018, 3:22 PM
Horizons Regional Council were consulting on its 10 Year Plan 2018-28. Consultation closed 30 April, 2018.
Mar 15, 2018, 3:16 PM
Manawatu District Council consulted on its Long Term Plan 2018-28. Consultation closed on 3 May, 2018.
Mar 15, 2018, 3:26 PM
Tararua District Council consulted on its Long Term Plan 2018-28. Consultation closed 11 May, 2018.
Mar 15, 2018, 2:40 PM
Horowhenua District Council is consulting on its Long Term Plan 2018-38. Consultation closes on 26 March, 2018.
Jan 17, 2018, 9:45 AM
Horizons Regional Council is currently consulting on the 2018 Draft Review of Regional Land Transport Plan 2015-25. Submissions close on January 31st 2018.
Nov 16, 2017, 1:34 PM
PNCC invites your feedback on the recommended changes to the city’s rules for keeping animals, bees, and poultry. Submissions close 21 December 2017
Nov 11, 2017, 3:17 PM
The Ministry for the Environment consulted further on Clean Water. Submissions closed 22 April 2017.
Apr 27, 2017, 12:22 PM
Submission to the Palmerston North City Council Draft Annual Plan which closed 18th April 2017
Nov 11, 2017, 3:40 PM
Horizons Regional Council draft Annual Plan 2017-2018. Submissions closed April 13th.
Nov 11, 2017, 3:02 PM
Horowhenua District Council draft Annual Plan ​2017-18.
Nov 11, 2017, 3:31 PM
The Department of Conservation's draft Wellington Conservation Management Strategy. Submissions closed 4 April 2017.
Mar 29, 2017, 3:06 PM
PNCC's report on community consultation for a Waitoetoe Park Reserve Plan


Submissions archive

ENM also keeps an online archive of past submissions. You might find these useful for informing how you might approach a current consultation.