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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 15, 2020, 9:41 AM
Palmerston North City Council is proposing some changes for how Huia Street Reserve might be used in the future. Submissions closed on Monday 10 February 2020.
Jun 26, 2020, 9:38 AM
Submissions close 30 June 2020. The Nature Calls project takes a fresh look at how Palmerston North manages its wastewater, and what we need to achieve before 2022 to bring our wastewater management and infrastructure up to a future-proofed standard. A wide range of options have been narrowed down to six.
May 15, 2020, 6:05 AM
Despite disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, consultation on this plan has proceeded via social media, email, and the call centre. Submissions close 5pm 17 May 2020.
May 8, 2020, 8:29 AM
This budget is year three of Council's 10 Year Plan 2018-28, which set out the vision: Small city benefits, big city ambition. It’s how they check if they are still on target to deliver on that plan. Submissions closed 20 April 2020.
Jun 9, 2020, 9:28 AM
Submissions closed 31 October 2019. The New Zealand Government is introducing new rules and regulations to restore and protect the health of New Zealand's waterways.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mar 31, 2017, 10:15 AM
ENM also keeps an online archive of past submissions. You might find these useful for informing how you might approach a current consultation.