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Increase in transport demand put strain on road network

Monday, 20 February 2017, 5:01 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The increased volume of trucks on Ruapehu’s road network is putting pressure on the District’s aging rural bridges and causing concerns for Council. More >>

Waimarino-Waiouru Community Board by-election result

Monday, 20 February 2017, 9:09 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council 2016/17 Waimarino-Waiouru Community Board By-election DECLARATION OF RESULT The final result for the by-election that closed on Friday 17th February 2017 is: Waimarino-Waiouru Community Board (1 vacancy) Votes Received BIDDLE, Missy ... More >>

Public asked to take care around River management works

Wednesday, 15 February 2017, 10:56 am | Ruapehu District Council

The Horizons Whanganui River Management Scheme has a number of up-coming works that will impact on public access alongside the Ongarue and Whanganui River Walkways and Cherry Grove. More >>

TOWC to consider public feedback for revitalization plans

Wednesday, 15 February 2017, 9:57 am | Ruapehu District Council

TOWC to consider public feedback and future direction for Taumarunui revitalization plans The public feedback on the Taumarunui initial revitalisation concept plans will be considered by the Taumarunui-Ohura Ward Committee (TOWC) at their up-coming ... More >>

i-SITE trial at DoC Whakapapa Visitor Centre a success

Monday, 13 February 2017, 11:06 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu Council has deemed the nine-month trial of an i-SITE at the Department of Conservation (DoC) Visitor Centre at Whakapapa a success and voted to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with DoC to continue its operation for another three years. The ... More >>

Taumarunui, Ohakune and Raetihi in line for UFB

Saturday, 28 January 2017, 12:58 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Taumarunui, Ohakune and Raetihi in line for ultra-fast broadband The internet availability story in Taumarunui, Ohakune and Raetihi just keeps getting better and better with the announcement that they have been funded to receive Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB). ... More >>

Waimarino-Waiouru Community Board by-election

Friday, 20 January 2017, 11:36 am | Ruapehu District Council

Registered voters should expect to receive their postal ballots for the Waimarino-Waiouru (WWCB) Community Board by-election next week with voting opening on Thursday (26 January) and closing at 12 noon on Friday 17 February 2017. The by-election was required ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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