The Horowhenua District Council has recognised decades of service to the community at the annual Mayoral Civic Honours awards.
Horowhenua could follow in the paw prints of Rangitikei and Palmerston North and introduce limits on cat ownership.
A Horowhenua water race will be closed despite concerns doing so will dry out a creek home to threatened species of native fish.
The tents are up, seating is in place and the milking shed is busy as livestock arrive for this weekend's Royal Manawatu A&P Show at Manfeild Park.
Infratil shares drop following the completion of its on-market buyback worth $59 million.
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