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Ruapehu libraries keeping kids busy over summer

Tuesday, 10 January 2017, 3:46 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu libraries are having another busy summer with the popularity of the summer reading programme, crafts, computers and other activities keeping kids coming back and their parents happy. More >>

By-election for Waimarino-Waiouru but not National Park

Thursday, 22 December 2016, 4:40 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Nominations for the extraordinary vacancies on the National Park (NPCB) and Waimarino-Waiouru (WWCB) Community Boards have closed with a by-election only being required for the WWCB. More >>

Taumarunui projects well underway

Wednesday, 21 December 2016, 4:37 pm | Ruapehu District Council

It’s been a very busy end to the year in Taumarunui with progress being made on a number of revitalization and development projects. More >>

Damage to Taumarunui pool worse than first thought

Monday, 19 December 2016, 11:58 am | Ruapehu District Council

Earthquake damage to the Taumarunui pool is worse than first thought requiring further, more major, repair work and delaying its opening until at least early February. Council Team Leader Property said that Council had been in the process of filling the pool ... More >>

Council planning free WIFI Christmas present

Saturday, 17 December 2016, 8:23 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Council planning free WIFI Christmas present Council is working to have free WIFI available along the main streets of Taumarunui, Ohakune and Raetihi before Christmas. Once up and running the free WIFI service will be in a trial phase for about two ... More >>

2025 Vision for Raetihi

Friday, 16 December 2016, 2:34 pm | Ruapehu District Council

A good turnout of residents joined Ruapehu Mayor Don Cameron, elected members and Council staff including Chief Executive Clive Manley at the launch of Raetihi Promotions revamped plans for the township called 2025 Vision for Raetihi on earlier this week ... More >>

Tongariro Forest Terrain Park Report provides insights

Monday, 12 December 2016, 11:44 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu Economic Development Manager Warren Furner said that Council was very happy with the Henley Hutchings (HH) report into the feasibility of a recreation terrain park in the Tongariro Forest Park even though it recommended it was an opportunity ... More >>

Taumarunui challenged to think about how town could function

Tuesday, 6 December 2016, 10:44 am | Ruapehu District Council

There was a fantastic turn-out to the launch of the Taumarunui Town Centre Concept Plans tonight (Mon 5 Dec) with local residents keen to see what a vision of their township could be like. More >>

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 >>



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