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Visit Ruapehu Chief Executive Resigns

Friday, 18 August 2017, 12:07 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu Regional Tourism Organisation (RTO) Chief Executive Claire McKnight has resigned as head of Visit Ruapehu (VR). VR Chairperson Peter Till said that it is with great regret that the VR Board have accepted Ms. McKnight’s resignation for ... More >>

All Ruapehu elected bodies now share same code of conduct

Monday, 7 August 2017, 2:25 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Both of Ruapehu’s two community boards Waimarino-Waiouru (WWCB) and National Park (NPCB) have now adopted council’s code of conduct. The adoption of the code of conduct by the two community boards now means that all of Ruapehu’s local government ... More >>

Ruapehu Council Seeking Feedback on Draft Social Policy

Monday, 7 August 2017, 11:55 am | Ruapehu District Council

Helping ensure that the social impact of its decisions are taken into account is the objective of a draft Social Policy that council is currently seeking public feedback on. More >>

Ruapehu Council Working on ‘Where To’ with Warm Your Whare

Wednesday, 2 August 2017, 1:17 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Council Working on ‘Where To’ with Warm Your Whare The ‘Warm your Whare’ home insulation programme has been able to arrange free home insulation for 35 homes around Ruapehu under the last funding round. More >>

A lot of interest in new Food Act workshops

Monday, 31 July 2017, 4:55 pm | Ruapehu District Council

A lot of interest in new Food Act workshops Ruapehu District Council joined with the Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) to run a series of successful workshops in Taumarunui (25 July) and Ohakune (26 July) last week for local businesses impacted ... More >>

Inaugural BB CouncilMARKTM result for Ruapehu

Monday, 31 July 2017, 3:31 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) has received an inaugural CouncilMARKTM rating of BB under the Local Government NZ (LGNZ) excellence programme. More >>

Owhango Makes Public Toilet Decisions

Friday, 28 July 2017, 12:13 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The Owhango community decided to place its new public toilet on the road reserve opposite Owhango Motors on SH4 at a special meeting organised by the Owhango Residents and Ratepayers Association (ORRIS) on Tuesday (25 July) this week. More >>

Council activates Visitor Ambassadors in support of shuttle

Monday, 24 July 2017, 2:38 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The second weekend of Ruapehu Alpine Lifts (RAL) free park and ride snow shuttle service went well with local businesses reporting they were happy with council’s response to the parking and congestion issues that arose the inaugural weekend. Ruapehu ... More >>

Perfect weekend for start of free park and ride service

Monday, 17 July 2017, 3:48 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Perfect weekend for start of free park and ride service An estimated 7,000 plus people made use of the Ruapehu Alpine Lifts (RAL) new free park and ride service from Ohakune and National Park Village to Turoa and Whakapapa ski areas over the weekend. Ruapehu ... More >>

Ruapehu weather event update – Friday 4.30pm

Friday, 14 July 2017, 4:56 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu weather event update – Friday 4.30pm Ruapehu District Council Emergency Management Centre (EOC) Controller Clive Manley said that this afternoon has seen great progress with roads opening and getting the power back on. “We are getting ... More >>

Taihape to Taumarunui expected to be open from 3.00pm

Friday, 14 July 2017, 2:15 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Taihape to Taumarunui (SH1-SH49-SH4) is expected to be open from 3.00pm today The road between Taihape to Taumarunui (SH1-SH49-SH4) is expected to be open from 3.00pm today. People should confirm the route is open on the NZTA website before starting ... More >>

Ruapehu weather event update - Friday 1.30pm

Friday, 14 July 2017, 1:58 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council Emergency Management Centre (EOC) Controller Clive Manley said that conditions have improved considerably and that crews are making good progress on getting roads open and other services restored. “It is looking like we can see ... More >>

Ruapehu weather event update #4 – 3.45pm

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 3:50 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council has activated its Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) in Taumarunui in response to the snow event currently impacting on the Central Plateau and Waimarino area. Latest information from Metservice is that the bulk of the bad ... More >>

Ruapehu weather event update

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 11:34 am | Ruapehu District Council

Snow continues to fall at about 2-3 cm per hour accumulation, wind drifts are common with a steady southerly wind about 25-30 knots. Central Plateau roads remain closed with several trucks blocking SH4 Makatote and several locations on SH 1 south of ... More >>

Ruapehu District Council Urges People to Stay Safe

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 10:51 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council is advising residents and visitors to the district to stay off the roads as the worst of the storm currently lashing the Central Plateau passes through over the next day and a half. More >>

Conference preparations in full swing

Tuesday, 11 July 2017, 12:54 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Preparations for the National i-SITE Visitor Information Network Conference being held at the Chateau Tongariro Hotel in September are in full swing with almost half of the anticipated 120 delegates already confirmed. Ruapehu i-SITE network manager ... More >>

Ward Committee considers ‘where next’

Tuesday, 11 July 2017, 9:34 am | Ruapehu District Council

The Taumarunui-Ohura Ward Committee held a special workshop last week to consider the revised plans from Bespoke landscape architects that incorporate the community feedback on the original concept plans. TOWC Chairperson Karen Ngatai said that the ... More >>

Future of Taringamotu and Ohakune Schemes

Friday, 30 June 2017, 1:47 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Horizons LTP consultation to decide future of Taringamotu and Ohakune Schemes The future of the Taringamotu and Ohakune flood mitigation Schemes will be part of the Horizons Long Term Plan (LTP) 2018-28 consultation next year. Ruapehu’s Horizons ... More >>

Youth Ambassadors impress

Thursday, 29 June 2017, 10:37 am | Ruapehu District Council

Waimarino-Waiouru Youth Ambassadors (WWYA) Mac Madsen, Samantha Reyes and Emma Burnard from the Ruapehu’s award winning Youth Council impressed councillors at their Ohakune meeting yesterday (Wed 28 June 17). More >>

Bridge programme opens up productive potential

Tuesday, 27 June 2017, 3:22 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Council road contractors have completed pouring the deck on the new Waitewhena rail over bridge north of Ohura that is due to reopen to traffic in early July. The new $500,000 bridge is part of council’s wider economic development programme aimed ... More >>

 

 

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