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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 >>

New Deputy Mayor appointed and by-election date set

Wednesday, 22 August 2018, 4:45 pm | Ruapehu District Council

22 August 2018 New Deputy Mayor appointed and by-election date set The Ruapehu District Council has appointed Taumarunui Ward representative Cr Karen Ngatai as Deputy Mayor. More >>

Ruapehu District Deputy Mayor passes away

Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 2:40 pm | Ruapehu District Council

“It is with great sadness and loss that we acknowledge the sudden passing of Deputy Mayor and Ohura Ward Councillor Marion Gillard,” said Ruapehu Mayor Don Cameron. More >>

New Raetihi water supply smashes Ministry of Health standard

Monday, 6 August 2018, 12:44 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The Raetihi community spent Sunday celebrating the completion of one of New Zealand’s newest, most sophisticated rural drinking water treatment plants. More >>

Latest Taumarunui town centre plans well received

Monday, 25 June 2018, 1:25 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The latest version of the revitalisation plans for the Taumarunui town centre have received an overwhelmingly positive response. More >>

Earthquake rules force decision on Ohakune Railway Station

Friday, 22 June 2018, 4:13 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The future of the earthquake prone Ohakune Railway Station building will be considered by the Waimarino-Waiouru Community Board (WWCB) at their next meeting on Thursday 5 July. More >>

Ruapehu acknowledged for role in Gondola project

Saturday, 16 June 2018, 12:02 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones gave a special acknowledgement to the architects and advocates of the Manawatū-Whanganui Regional Development Strategy in announcing a $10 million loan to Ruapehu Alpine Lifts (RAL) Ltd toward the construction ... More >>

SH43 on Hospital Hill in Taumarunui down to one lane

Wednesday, 6 June 2018, 5:04 pm | Ruapehu District Council

SH43 on Hospital Hill has been reduced to one lane while the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) undertakes repairs to an underslip near the top of the incline. More >>

Ruapehu part of i-SITE and DOC visitor centre collab hui

Wednesday, 6 June 2018, 12:34 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu i-SITE Manager Kim Treen has attended a hui between the i-SITE Visitor Information Network and the Department of Conservation (DOC) to discuss how the visitor experience can be improved through a more cohesive service. More >>

Ruapehu full service i-SITEs awarded TripAdvisor Certificate

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 2:12 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The Taumarunui i-SITE Visitor Information Centre has been awarded a coveted Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor based on their consistently great reviews. More >>

Civil defence debrief highlights growing challenges

Friday, 18 May 2018, 3:25 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu civil defence and other agencies involved in the response to the cyclone and tornado events that struck the district recently have undertaken a comprehensive debrief of both response efforts today. More >>

Ruapehu Council votes to maintain momentum

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 12:35 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu elected members have voted to adopt the majority of Council’s preferred Long Term Plan (LTP) option proposals at its deliberations meeting yesterday (Wed 16 May) except for a few issues where further community engagement is being sought. More >>

Ruapehu part of government funding review

Monday, 14 May 2018, 4:08 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu has been selected to be part of a report being developed for the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) in advance of a government inquiry that will look into the costs and revenue of councils. More >>

Council wants to see all A’s with food business certificates

Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 11:46 am | Ruapehu District Council

Council is wanting to see every food premise operator in Ruapehu be able to display an A grade certificate when the new food premises grading system comes into effect in mid-November. More >>

Business Council indicator of growing confidence

Monday, 7 May 2018, 2:09 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu business leaders have committed to forming a Ruapehu District Business Council to help support and inspire local business vitality and success. More >>

More money for Ruapehu roads

Friday, 4 May 2018, 4:23 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) has confirmed that Ruapehu’s Funding Assistance Rate (FAR) which sets government’s level of investment in local road network maintenance and renewal will increase from 67% to 72% from 1 July 2018. More >>



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