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Visit Ruapehu Forum a success

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 12:14 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Over a 100 people representing Ruapehu tourism operators and other businesses benefiting from the visitor sector filled the conference venue at the Tongariro Chateau yesterday as part of the Visit Ruapehu Forum and AGM. More >>

Businesses invited to help sustain the success of Ruapehu

Monday, 5 November 2018, 5:24 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu businesses are being invited to help unpack the performance of the visitor sector over the past 12 months and look for opportunities in the year ahead at a special Forum on Monday 19th November at the Chateau Tongariro Hotel. More >>

Pride of Place Fund applications open

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 12:18 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu township and community groups in need of funding to help with smaller scale revitalisation projects are being urged to apply to Council’s new Pride of Place Fund (PPF). More >>

Good progress on Taumarunui revitalisation road works

Monday, 8 October 2018, 3:53 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Phase one road works along the northern side of Hakiaha St as part the Taumarunui revitalisation project are making good progress with contractors having completed installation of the temporary bus bay and shelters outside the Railway Station. More >>

Despite challenges Council managing rural roads well

Friday, 5 October 2018, 12:35 pm | Ruapehu District Council

A challenging wet winter combined with the impact of the logging harvest and a shortage of skilled road workers has seen rural communities expressing a number of frustrations over the rural road network at this year’s River Valley Meetings in the Ruapehu ... More >>

Win wildflower seeds and help our bees

Thursday, 27 September 2018, 11:37 am | Ruapehu District Council

After the success of Council’s recent beeswax wrap workshops Waste Minimisation Educator Emily Jasmine thinks it is only fair that we do something to help the bees make the beeswax! More >>

Winter campaigns deliver outstanding results for Ruapehu

Monday, 17 September 2018, 5:22 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The latest official tourism data for July is highlighting the success of Visit Ruapehu’s investment in consecutive winter marketing campaigns with strong growth in both domestic and Australian visitor spending. More >>

Council makes contingency plans for Hospital Hill

Tuesday, 11 September 2018, 11:20 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu civil defence has started contingency planning in the event there is a sudden loss of the Hospital Hill section of SH43 in Taumarunui that has suffered from major under slipping. Emergency Manager Nick Watson said that the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) ... More >>

Works disruption the new normal on Taumarunui man

Wednesday, 5 September 2018, 11:51 am | Ruapehu District Council

Council is asking Taumarunui residents and business owners for their patience and understanding as a series of major projects are underway along Hakiaha St over the next few years including township revitalisation and planned upgrades of assets such ... More >>

Community excitement in Taumarunui over revitalisation

Tuesday, 4 September 2018, 10:06 am | Ruapehu District Council

Feedback from business owners and people in Taumarunui about the start of construction on the Hakiaha St revitalisation plans has been extremely positive with people voicing their excitement for the project to get underway. Ruapehu Deputy Mayor and Ward Chairperson ... More >>

Regional issues and Rescue Helicopter decision

Thursday, 30 August 2018, 12:04 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu Mayor Don Cameron said that he would be concerned if the issues raised over the potential loss of a Taupo based regional helicopter rescue service were not reflected in Ministry of Health’s final decision on future air ambulance services. More >>

New Deputy Mayor appointed and by-election date set

Wednesday, 22 August 2018, 4:45 pm | Ruapehu District Council

22 August 2018 New Deputy Mayor appointed and by-election date set The Ruapehu District Council has appointed Taumarunui Ward representative Cr Karen Ngatai as Deputy Mayor. More >>

Ruapehu District Deputy Mayor passes away

Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 2:40 pm | Ruapehu District Council

“It is with great sadness and loss that we acknowledge the sudden passing of Deputy Mayor and Ohura Ward Councillor Marion Gillard,” said Ruapehu Mayor Don Cameron. More >>

New Raetihi water supply smashes Ministry of Health standard

Monday, 6 August 2018, 12:44 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The Raetihi community spent Sunday celebrating the completion of one of New Zealand’s newest, most sophisticated rural drinking water treatment plants. More >>

Latest Taumarunui town centre plans well received

Monday, 25 June 2018, 1:25 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The latest version of the revitalisation plans for the Taumarunui town centre have received an overwhelmingly positive response. More >>

Earthquake rules force decision on Ohakune Railway Station

Friday, 22 June 2018, 4:13 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The future of the earthquake prone Ohakune Railway Station building will be considered by the Waimarino-Waiouru Community Board (WWCB) at their next meeting on Thursday 5 July. More >>

Ruapehu acknowledged for role in Gondola project

Saturday, 16 June 2018, 12:02 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones gave a special acknowledgement to the architects and advocates of the Manawatū-Whanganui Regional Development Strategy in announcing a $10 million loan to Ruapehu Alpine Lifts (RAL) Ltd toward the construction ... More >>

SH43 on Hospital Hill in Taumarunui down to one lane

Wednesday, 6 June 2018, 5:04 pm | Ruapehu District Council

SH43 on Hospital Hill has been reduced to one lane while the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) undertakes repairs to an underslip near the top of the incline. More >>

Ruapehu part of i-SITE and DOC visitor centre collab hui

Wednesday, 6 June 2018, 12:34 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu i-SITE Manager Kim Treen has attended a hui between the i-SITE Visitor Information Network and the Department of Conservation (DOC) to discuss how the visitor experience can be improved through a more cohesive service. More >>

Ruapehu full service i-SITEs awarded TripAdvisor Certificate

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 2:12 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The Taumarunui i-SITE Visitor Information Centre has been awarded a coveted Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor based on their consistently great reviews. More >>



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