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Councillor Cynthia Dowsett thanked for her long service

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 10:02 am | Ruapehu District Council

Councillor Cynthia Dowsett who is retiring at the end of the current term was thanked by Mayor Don Cameron and other elected members for her long service to Waimarino-Waiouru and the Ruapehu District. More >>

NZTA commits to reinstating SH4 asap

Monday, 7 October 2019, 6:53 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Mayor Don Cameron said that the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) who have responsibility for the State Highway network have confirmed that they are committed to fixing SH4 as soon as possible following a major slip that has destroyed a large section of ... More >>

Council welcomes Electricity Price Review findings

Monday, 7 October 2019, 1:50 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Mayor Cameron said that Council feels that the recommendations are realistic and workable given the current structure and complexity of the sector. More >>

Cooperative approach key to Visit Ruapehu tourism award

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 2:40 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Visit Ruapehu has won the Supreme Award at the Regional Tourism NZ Awards for their collaborative approach to tourism in the Manawatu-Whanganui Region. More >>

New mid-town community space a winner with whanau

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 2:01 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Taumarunui celebrated the official opening of its new mid-town community space and traveler rest area on Saturday with a free sausage sizzle and the local kids giving it a big ‘thumbs-up’. More >>

Local council election voting papers only a week away

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 4:07 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Voting papers for the 2019 Ruapehu District Council, Horizons Regional Council and Whanganui District Health Board elections will be mailed to registered voters from Friday 20 September with all papers expected to be delivered by Wednesday 25 September. ... More >>

Bruce Rollinson gives last debrief to Council

Tuesday, 3 September 2019, 9:47 am | Ruapehu District Council

After two terms as a councillor representing Ruapehu on Horizons Regional Council Ohakune farmer and market gardener Bruce Rollinson has decided against standing for re-election this year. More >>

Hospital Hill residents urged to ‘Get ready-Get thru’

Tuesday, 3 September 2019, 9:45 am | Ruapehu District Council

With the recent cracks and slumping of Hospital Hill SH43 Ruapehu Civil Defence is urging residents to consider what they would need to do in the event there was a major slip that took out the water and sewerage lines that run under the road for ... More >>

Ohakune Carrot Park nominated for 2nd major Award in a year

Friday, 16 August 2019, 6:46 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The Ohakune Carrot Adventure Park has been named a finalist in the 2019 Kiwi Choice Award in the Beautiful Award - Kiwi Choice category. More >>

Canine Parvovirus warning to dog owners

Monday, 5 August 2019, 5:10 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Council is urging owners to ensure that their dogs are vaccinated against the highly infectious parvovirus after two dogs that were found roaming tested positive for the disease. Compliance Team Leader Brenda Ralph said that the canine parvovirus ... More >>

Boil water noticed lifted tomorrow

Wednesday, 24 July 2019, 9:03 am | Ruapehu District Council

Council is planning to lift the boil water notice in Ohakune tomorrow (Thursday 25 July 2019). The turbidity levels are now under what they need to be to meet drinking water standards however Health officials require three consecutive days of negative ... More >>

Weather significant factor in lifting boil water notice

Friday, 19 July 2019, 3:05 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The forecast of more bad weather is likely to be the biggest impediment to Council being able to quickly lift the precautionary boil water notice in Ohakune. Environment Manager Anne-Marie Westcott said that daily tests are showing that turbidity levels ... More >>

Council and TLC ensure access to drinking water

Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 3:01 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Council and The Lines Company (TLC) have been working together to ensure that anyone in Ohakune affected by both the TLC planned three day rolling power outage and Council’s precautionary water safety notice are not without clean drinking water. Council Chief ... More >>

Heavy rain leads to precautionary water safety notice

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 5:40 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Localised heavy rainfall over the last three days and resulting high raw water turbidity in Ohakune's water source has led to Council needing to issue a precautionary water safety notice which is advising people to either use bottled water or to boil water ... More >>

Cooking class teaches life skills and helps our environment

Monday, 8 July 2019, 4:04 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Yummy, delicious and fun was the overwhelming response from the kids taking part in the zero waste, healthy food cooking class at Taumarunui REAP today (Mon 8 July). At today’s class the kids cooked a family favourite Nachos from the winter ‘Easy ... More >>

Mobile library brings love of reading to rural school kids

Tuesday, 2 July 2019, 5:29 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu Librarians Fiona Thomas and Libby Ogle have been on a mission to get books to children at the National Park and Owhango Schools who otherwise are not able to get into the library in Taumarunui. District Librarian Fiona Thomas said that there ... More >>

Join the Plastic Free July Challenge

Tuesday, 2 July 2019, 9:23 am | Ruapehu District Council

With Plastic Free July 2019 coinciding with the official ban of single use plastic bags by retailers Ruapehu Waste Minimisation Educator Emily Jasmine is encouraging people to think about what other single use plastics they could do without. More >>

Taking part in council elections important for Ruapehu

Friday, 21 June 2019, 4:47 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Mayor Don Cameron is calling on all eligible Ruapehu voters to get involved in the Local Authority elections in October this year. “I strongly encourage people to inform themselves about the issues confronting Ruapehu, what the candidates stand ... More >>

Call for year-end Pride of Place funding applications

Monday, 10 June 2019, 4:20 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Community groups wanting project support from the final round of Pride of Place Funding for this financial year have two weeks to get their applications in which close on Friday 21 June. More >>

Call for Rate Rebate Applications Before 30 June Deadline

Thursday, 6 June 2019, 2:27 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council is urging ratepayers to check their eligibility for receiving a rate rebate before the end of June deadline if they haven’t done so. More >>



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