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Park and Ride construction underway

Thursday, 21 February 2019, 12:27 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Construction work on the Park and Ride facility in National Park Village is getting underway with completion targeted for mid-June in time for the 2019 snow season and the new Whakapapa ski area gondola. More >>

High participation wanted in Oct elections

Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 12:44 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu Mayor Don Cameron is encouraging people to start thinking about the elections for Council which is on Saturday 12 October this year and ensure that they are enrolled to vote or if they may want to stand for election. More >>

Council targeting avg. 3.52% rate rise

Friday, 15 February 2019, 9:27 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu ratepayers can expect an average 3.52% rate increase for the coming 2019/20 financial year which is below the 3.86% forecast in the Long Term Plan (LTP) but in line with the yearly ten year projection of 3.5%. Mayor Don Cameron said that ... More >>

Council and rural sector share ideas

Monday, 4 February 2019, 12:28 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu Mayor Don Cameron, Council Chief Executive Clive Manley and Economic Development Manager Warren Furner have met with representatives from the farming community to talk about the issues facing the rural sector and to share ideas on how to confront ... More >>

Summer resealing programme in full swing

Friday, 25 January 2019, 12:33 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu’s local road resealing programme will see almost 23km of roads being resealed at 22 different sites over the 2018/19 summer road works season. The largest area of resealing has been on Hikumutu Road between Sunshine and Tunakotekote Roads at ... More >>

Exciting times but with challenges ahead for Ruapehu

Thursday, 24 January 2019, 12:18 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu Mayor Don Cameron said that the next few years will be very exciting for Ruapehu with some major changes and challenges ahead. More >>

Boomerang reusable shopping bags come to Taumarunui

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 2:24 pm | Ruapehu District Council

With single use plastic bags gone from our supermarkets Council has invited Boomerang Bags to run a workshop at St Paul’s Hall, 8 Marae St, Taumarunui on Saturday 16th February starting at 10.30am where people can make a reusable shopping bag from recycled ... More >>

Ruapehu celebrates adoption of new Waste Management plan

Friday, 14 December 2018, 1:56 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu has adopted its Waste Management and Minimisation Plan (WMMP) and with it an aspirational vision of being ‘Zero Waste by 2040’. More >>

Ruapehu 2018 Citizen of the Year Awards

Friday, 14 December 2018, 1:54 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu’s 2018 Citizen of the Year Awards have been presented with the Northern Ruapehu Citizen Award going to Janet Hedges of Ohura and the Waimarino-Waiouru Citizen Award going to Geoff Anderson of Raetihi. More >>

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 >>



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