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Suspected earthquake damage delays pool opening

Monday, 28 November 2016, 5:05 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The Taumarunui Pool has sprung what is expected to be an earthquake related leak and will now not be able to open as planned this coming Saturday (3 December). More >>

Council excited about unveiling town centre plans

Monday, 28 November 2016, 1:29 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council is expecting a lot of interest in the launch of the concept plans for the Taumarunui Town Centre on Monday 5 December. More >>

Mayor on the mend and back at work

Friday, 25 November 2016, 4:02 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu Mayor Don Cameron is back at work following the assault on him and his wife in Raetihi on Tuesday night. “Although both myself and Phyl have a few cuts and bruises we are both on the mend and are getting back to normal,” said Mayor Cameron. More >>

Ruapehu Mayor doesn’t want assault to reflect badly on town

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 4:39 pm | Ruapehu District Council

They were leaving the historic Raetihi Theatre when the noticed a group of three people making-off with props intended for an up-coming production. More >>

Ruapehu seeing resurgence in Maori Warden volunteers

Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 3:49 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Taumarunui residents can all feel a bit safer with seven Maori Wardens being presented their Warrant Cards by Mayor Don Cameron at a special ceremony at Council on Monday (14 Nov). The Maori Wardens who are all volunteers are not Police but have legal ... More >>

Start of summer sees carbon dosing of Taumarunui water

Friday, 4 November 2016, 9:19 am | Ruapehu District Council

The start of summer and lower water flows in the Whanganui River has seen Council start carbon dosing at the Taumarunui Water Treatment Plant (WTP) to help reduce taste and odour issues. More >>

Special Liquor Licence needed to supply free drinks

Tuesday, 1 November 2016, 3:22 pm | Ruapehu District Council

With the summer party season approaching Council’s Environmental Health Team is asking businesses or organisations planning an event where liquor will be served to contact them to ascertain if they need a special liquor licence. Liquor Licencing ... More >>

Cycle tourism specialist appointed

Friday, 28 October 2016, 11:38 am | Ruapehu District Council

The Ruapehu and Waitomo District Councils have appointed cycle tourism specialist Daniel Carruthers to head up marketing and communications for the Pureora Forest Timber Trail cycleway that spans both Districts. More >>

New Council sees economic growth as key objective

Thursday, 27 October 2016, 1:14 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council is looking for a Business Development and Partnership Manager to help secure and support initiatives that will help the growth and expansion of Ruapehu’s economy. More >>

Waiouru toilet win shows importance of bigger vision

Monday, 17 October 2016, 2:41 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Waiouru’s iconic new public toilet won the ‘Best Loo’ category for 2016 in the Keep NZ Beautiful Awards held in Auckland over the weekend. More >>

High standard of entries in Manuaute St Beautification

Saturday, 15 October 2016, 9:36 pm | Ruapehu District Council

High standard of entries in Manuaute St Beautification Project The quality of entries in Ruapehu Youth Council’s Manuaute St replica storefront display contest has been so good that seven winners were chosen instead of the originally planned six. As ... More >>

Plans for new Taumarunui town centre unveiled early December

Saturday, 15 October 2016, 9:35 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Plans for new Taumarunui town centre unveiled early December Taumarunui residents will get to have their say on what they think of the plans to redevelop the town centre at a special launch event planned for early December. Bespoke Landscape Architects ... More >>

Ruapehu Council election day winners confirmed

Friday, 14 October 2016, 10:50 am | Ruapehu District Council

Jacques Windell has retained the fifth seat on the Taumarunui Ward for Ruapehu District Council (RDC) after the counting of the special votes confirming the election day winners. More >>

Missing liquor licence deadlines could mean dry holiday

Thursday, 13 October 2016, 5:14 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Anyone needing a liquor licence over the Christmas and New Year period is being urged to plan ahead and not get caught up in the statutory alcohol licencing shutdown period. More >>

Ruapehu Mayor Cameron extends lead

Monday, 10 October 2016, 9:22 am | Ruapehu District Council

The preliminary voter returns show Ruapehu Mayor Don Cameron has increased his election day count by 162 votes to 1,616. More >>

Ruapehu returns Mayor Cameron with strong mandate

Saturday, 8 October 2016, 2:38 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu returns Mayor Cameron with strong mandate Ruapehu has voted to return Mayor Don Cameron to office for another three years with a strong mandate. Voter return was very close to 2013 at 46.8% (3,195 plus 308 votes in transit made up of 125 votes ... More >>

Ruapehu libraries having a hectic winter

Wednesday, 28 September 2016, 2:07 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu’s libraries are having a busy winter thanks to a jump in new members, increasing demand for computer services and the popularity of the children’s reading and activity programs. Community Librarian Fiona Thomas said that it was fantastic ... More >>

Ruapehu i-SITEs win major customer service award

Friday, 23 September 2016, 5:01 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu i-SITEs win 2017 NZ conference and major customer service award Ruapehu has been awarded the 2017 national i-SITE Visitor Information Network conference and the Ohakune i-SITE has been awarded a Qualmark Customer Service Award. The conference ... More >>

Assistance Sought to End Vehicle Damage to Reserve Areas

Monday, 5 September 2016, 10:02 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) is asking people to help them and the Police put an end to a spate of vandalism on local reserves where cars have been doing burn-outs and drifting. More >>

Owners of Unregistered Dogs Urged to Avoid Infringements

Friday, 19 August 2016, 12:30 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) is urging dog owners who have still not registered their dog to do so immediately as enforcement action is about to start. More >>



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