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Youth Council Seeks Young People Wanting Make Difference

Thursday, 28 January 2016, 4:59 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Young people living in northern Ruapehu with a passion for their community are being asked to put themselves up for consideration as a Taumarunui-Ohura Youth Ambassador (TOYA). More >>

Huge Increase in Children’s Book Loans by Ruapehu Libraries

Thursday, 28 January 2016, 4:36 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The huge success of the children’s summer reading programme along with other activities has seen Ruapehu libraries have an extremely busy summer holiday period. More >>

Newspaper Time Capsule Uncovered During Restoration

Tuesday, 26 January 2016, 10:19 am | Ruapehu District Council

The historic Colonial House in Pipiriki on the Whanganui River has given up a few more of its secrets. More >>

Raetihi Community Biggest Loser with Playground Vandalism

Wednesday, 20 January 2016, 5:04 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Raetihi Community Biggest Loser with Playground Vandalism Council’s parks and reserves contractor Downer was shocked to find widespread vandalism of trees and shrubs at the Raetihi recreational playground when they turned up for work there ... More >>

Visit Ruapehu Appoints New Trustees

Monday, 18 January 2016, 4:57 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Visit Ruapehu Appoints New Trustees Visit Ruapehu, the District’s regional tourism organisation (RTO) has appointed five new Trustees. They are; Tracy Puklowski (Army Museum), Carole Beggs (Explore NZ), Simon Dickson (Ruapehu Alpine Lifts), Paul Chaplow ... More >>

Surprise for Water Workers

Wednesday, 13 January 2016, 4:31 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council’s (RDC) water contractor Veolia working on reinstating a storm water culvert on River Rd in Taumarunui were surprised to uncover what they thought was a grave marker. RDC Environmental Manager Anne Maire Westcott said that ... More >>

Grant Applications Open for Arts And Youth Sport Team Travel

Monday, 11 January 2016, 3:48 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Grant applications for the Creative Communities Scheme and the Youth Sport Team Rural Travel Fund are now open through Ruapehu District Council (RDC). More >>

Council Urges Every Precaution When Working with Fire

Friday, 8 January 2016, 2:18 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Council Urges Every Precaution When Working with Fire Although the fire status in Ruapehu is ‘open’ meaning that a fire permit is not required Ruapehu District Council (RDC) is urging anyone lighting an open air fire to take every precaution. ... More >>

Concerns Over Northern Explorer Relocation

Friday, 18 December 2015, 4:47 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) is concerned that the relocation of the Northern Explorer tourism train from the Britomart transport hub in downtown Auckland may adversely affect regional tourism development. More >>

Power Outage a Reminder to Get Ready Get Thru

Monday, 14 December 2015, 1:49 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu civil defence said that the fault on the Ohākune Transpower transformer over the weekend was a reminder of the need to have a plan to deal with unexpected emergencies. More >>

Ruapehu a Key Player in Developing Regional Tourism

Thursday, 10 December 2015, 5:21 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Leaders in tourism met in Ruapehu last week to map out how the visitor industry is going to take full advantage of its potential in the Manawatū-Whanganui region, and deliver sustainable economic growth. More >>

Feedback Sought on Ideas for Revitalising Taumarunui

Tuesday, 1 December 2015, 11:47 am | Ruapehu District Council

The Taumarunui Ohura Ward Committee (TOWC) would like local community feedback on the big project ideas being considered by community group‘Revitalising Taumarunui’ for beautifying and uplifting the township. More >>

New Business Friendly Tools and Information Portal

Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 4:49 pm | Ruapehu District Council

NEW BUSINESS FRIENDLY TOOLS AND INFORMATION PORTAL Ruapehu District Council (RDC) is starting to implement the feedback it received from local businesses during their ‘cut the red tape’ meetings aimed at helping council become more business friendly. ... More >>

Early Taste of Summer Leaving a Sour Taste

Friday, 13 November 2015, 2:28 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The early taste of summer is leaving a sour taste in Raetihi’s tap water as unseasonal low flows on the Makotuku River are encouraging the growth of algae. The recent taste and odour issues affecting Raetihi’s water supply is due to these naturally occurring ... More >>

Improvement Work Starts on Ohakune Mountain Road

Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 11:18 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) roading contractors are due to recommence the improvement work programme on the Ohakune Mountain Road (OMR) that was started last summer. More >>

Drivers Warned Not to Attempt Wash-Out Crossing

Monday, 2 November 2015, 10:38 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) is warning people not to attempt to drive over the temporary fill spanning the large culvert washout on the Whanganui River Rd. The Whanganui River Rd between Pipiriki and Wanganui has been closed to all vehicular ... More >>

Ruapehu Tweaks Proposed Community Board Subdivisions

Thursday, 29 October 2015, 3:07 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The Local Government Commission has requested that Ruapehu District Council (RDC) apply the ‘plus or minus ten percent rule’ to its plans for using ‘subdivisions’ within its Community Boards. Ruapehu Mayor Don Cameron said that the ‘plus or minus ... More >>

Cycle Summit Aims to Maximise Cycle Tourism Opportunities

Monday, 28 September 2015, 5:01 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Building on the growth and success of cycle tourism in Ruapehu is the focus of a special Cycle Tourism Summit being organised by Ruapehu District Council (RDC). More >>

Ruapehu seeks to be part of the next round of investment

Friday, 25 September 2015, 3:45 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu’s Digital Enablement Plan (DEP) that outlines how the district and NZ would benefit from being part of the next round of national broadband and mobile investment has been submitted to government. More >>

Analysis of new data raises Ohakune flood levels

Wednesday, 23 September 2015, 2:54 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) is urging Ohakune residents not to be alarmed by Horizons new natural hazard mapping web portal that significantly increases the potential reach of extreme flood events. More >>



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