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Owners of Unregistered Dog Urged to Avoid Infringements

Monday, 21 July 2014, 10:19 am | Ruapehu District Council

Almost half of all Ruapehu dog owners are still to register their dogs with Council although the deadline for penalties being imposed is only a week and a half away. More >>

Door-to-Door Research for Ohura Water Tank Referendum

Friday, 18 July 2014, 1:27 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Council staff has been busy going door-to-door in Ohura gathering information for the up-coming referendum on the future of the Ohura water scheme scheduled for the end of November. It has been recognised for some time that the current Ohura drinking ... More >>

Ruapehu Excited by Economic Development Study

Friday, 11 July 2014, 5:35 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) Mayor, Don Cameron, accompanied by Chief Executive, Peter Till, and Economic Development Manager, Warren Furner, attended the launch of government’s Manawatu-Whanganui Growth Study project yesterday. More >>

RDC Strikes Average Rate Increase of 3.5%

Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 4:20 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) has struck an average rate increase of 3.5% for the coming 2014/15 year. At 3.5% the final average rate increase is well under the proposed rate increase of 4.7% put forward in the draft 2014/15 Exceptions Annual Plan (EAP) ... More >>

Illegal Dumping Spoils Ruapehu And Costs Ratepayers

Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 12:39 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The illegal dumping of rubbish is costing Ruapehu ratepayers a lot of money and spoiling the district’s beautiful green spaces. RDC Team Leader Compliance, Brenda Ralph, said that a spate of illegal dumping around the district has been upsetting local ... More >>

November Referendum Planned on Ohura Water Supply Issue

Friday, 13 June 2014, 2:33 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Over 30 Ohura residents attended the third in a series of community meetings on Wednesday (11 June) to discuss the future of Ohura’s water supply. More >>

Web Based Demographic Tool Aids Local Research

Thursday, 12 June 2014, 9:25 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) has subscribed to a web based service that utilises the results of the 2013 Census and other information sources to provide demographic analysis on Ruapehu. More >>

New Volunteer Rural Fire Fighters

Monday, 9 June 2014, 2:44 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Rural fire fighting in Ruapehu has had a boost with nine new rural fire fighters completing the ‘Basic Rural Fire Fighter Course’ at Taumarunui air field over the weekend. The two day NZQA recognised course provides the basic skills and knowledge ... More >>

Ruapehu Achieves NZ First on Building Relocation Rules

Monday, 9 June 2014, 9:53 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) is the first council in NZ to make relocated building projects a permitted activity in its District Plan with a bond to cover all council costs. Since a 2002 Environment Court decision that found new houses and relocated ... More >>

Ruapehu Council Reluctantly Decides To Fell Heritage Trees

Friday, 6 June 2014, 12:20 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) has reluctantly decided to fell the stand of indigenous heritage trees by the Scout Den on the O’Reilly Crescent Reserve in Taumarunui. More >>

Taumarunui Boil Water Notice Lifted

Tuesday, 3 June 2014, 2:08 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Taumarunui Boil Water Notice Lifted Ruapehu District Council (RDC) has lifted the boil water notice for Taumarunui and Manunui following successful testing of newly installed filter parts. RDC had hoped to be able to lift the boiled water notice ... More >>

Boil Water Notice in Place for Long Weekend

Friday, 30 May 2014, 5:08 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) is leaving the boil water notice in place for Taumarunui over the long weekend to allow through testing of the newly installed filter parts. More >>

Landfill Weight Based Charging Goes Smoothly

Tuesday, 27 May 2014, 10:14 am | Ruapehu District Council

Landfill Weight Based Charging Goes Smoothly The change to weight based charging for refuse being disposed of at the Ruapehu district landfill in Taumarunui has been a success with landfill users. Since the beginning of May Ruapehu District Council ... More >>

Importance of Using Dry, Non-Treated Firewood

Wednesday, 21 May 2014, 1:44 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) is reminding householders using fires for heating this winter to only use dry, properly split, untreated firewood. RDC Group Manager Community Services, Margaret Hawthorne, said that for many Ruapehu families keeping ... More >>

Taumarunui Boil Water Notice Expected To Be Lifted Next Week

Monday, 19 May 2014, 12:06 pm | Ruapehu District Council

All going well Ruapehu District Council (RDC) is hoping that Taumarunui residents will be able to stop boiling their drinking water by the end of next week. More >>

NZ Transport Agency Lowers Ruapehu’s Road Subsidy

Thursday, 15 May 2014, 10:56 am | Ruapehu District Council

Maintaining and developing Ruapehu’s local road network will be a lot more challenging following a probable reduction in its Funding Assistance Rate (FAR) by the NZ Transport Authority’s (NZTA). The NZTA has been undertaking a comprehensive review of their ... More >>

Free Seminar on 2013 Census Results

Wednesday, 14 May 2014, 11:42 am | Ruapehu District Council

Anyone wanting to learn more about Ruapehu communities and the how we are changing can attend a free seminar by Statistics NZ on the 2013 Census results. The free seminar is being held in the Ruapehu District Council (RDC) chambers in Taumarunui on Wednesday ... More >>

Ruapehu District Council Fine Tunes 2014/15 Work Programme

Monday, 12 May 2014, 2:29 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council considered 83 submissions on 67 different topics at the hearings and deliberations over the Draft Exceptions Annual Plan 2014/15 last week. More >>

Stock Truck Effluent Station Planned for Manunui

Monday, 5 May 2014, 12:23 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Stock Truck Effluent Station Planned for Manunui Ruapehu District Council (RDC) has given the go ahead to the installation of a stock truck effluent (STE) disposal station in Manunui. The STE disposal station will be situated near the junction of SH4 and ... More >>

Ruapehu Exceptions Annual Plan Attracts Plenty Of Comment

Friday, 25 April 2014, 4:35 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The consultation on the Ruapehu District Council (RDC) Draft Exceptions Annual Plan 2014/15 (Draft EAP) attracted 83 submissions on 67 different topics. More >>



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