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Feedback Sought on Ruapehu Economic Development Strategy

Friday, 20 March 2015, 4:39 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Maximising sustainable growth while protecting Ruapehu’s environment are the goals of Council’s economic development strategy ‘Growing Ruapehu’ that is now open for public comment. More >>

Ruapehu Joins ‘Love Food Hate Waste’ Campaign

Monday, 16 March 2015, 11:06 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) is joining with 60 other councils in a national campaign targeted at reducing the amount of food waste being generated by NZ households. More >>

Making High Speed Broadband a Reality

Friday, 6 March 2015, 10:51 am | Ruapehu District Council

National Park Residents Learn How They Can Make Low Cost, Reliable, High Speed Broadband a Reality More >>

Public Submissions Vital to Ruapehu Long Term Plan Process

Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 3:25 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) is hoping for high levels of engagement from Ruapehu communities over their draft Long Term Plan (LTP) 2015-25 which opens for consultation next week. More >>

Water restrictions still in place

Friday, 27 February 2015, 3:24 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Despite the (little bit) of recent rain water restrictions need to remain in force for all of Ruapehu District. The latest river flow data from the Whanganui and Makotuku Rivers show average flow levels well below the minimum required for restrictions ... More >>

Pink Sticker Sign Campaign Generates Debate

Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 2:42 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council’s (RDC) ‘pink sticker’ campaign has been successful in generating discussion and awareness around the issues concerning illegal commercial signage. More >>

Water Restrictions Across Ruapehu

Monday, 16 February 2015, 11:48 am | Ruapehu District Council

The on-going dry weather has Ruapehu river systems at very low levels requiring water restrictions to be re-introduced for the entire district. More >>

Taumarunui Rail Heritage Captured in Model Railways

Friday, 13 February 2015, 3:32 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Taumarunui’s railway heritage is being kept alive by local model enthusiast Wayne Tantau who has started restoration work on the model railways in the Kiwi Rail building on Hakiaha St. More >>

Summer Work Gets Underway On Ohakune Mountain Road

Tuesday, 10 February 2015, 3:07 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) roading contractors are due to start their summer work programme on the Ohakune Mountain Road (OMR). RDC Land Transport Manager, Warren Furner, said that Council had an ambitious improvement programme for the OMR this ... More >>

Council Road Verge Vegetation Control

Wednesday, 4 February 2015, 12:00 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) has responded to a number of enquiries around how they are managing roadside vegetation. RDC Land Transport Team Leader, Warren Furner, said that recently there has been a spate of comments on how Council was managing ... More >>

Water Restrictions Now in Place for Entire Ruapehu District

Thursday, 29 January 2015, 10:32 am | Ruapehu District Council

Water restrictions are now in place for the entire Ruapehu district. Ruapehu District Council (RDC) has enacted a sprinkler ban on all Council operated water supplies including Waiouru, Raetihi, Ohakune, Owhango, Ohura, National Park and Taumarunui. ... More >>

Sprinkler Ban - River Flows Drop below Minimum

Tuesday, 27 January 2015, 11:23 am | Ruapehu District Council

Water restrictions are now in place for Taumarunui and Raetihi. Please be mindful of all water use. No Sprinklers. (Garden Watering if absolutely necessary by hand held hose only). More >>

Council Tightens Protocols Around Overgrown Sections

Tuesday, 20 January 2015, 12:23 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Under RDC’s new protocol for managing complaints about properties with overgrown vegetation that pose a fire or health risk owners will now have only 14 days to address the situation before Council contractors are instructed to do the work. More >>

Restricted Fire Status for Ruapehu Rural Fire Area

Monday, 19 January 2015, 6:59 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu is enacting a ‘Restricted Fire Status’ from midnight on Wednesday 28th January requiring anyone lighting an open air fire in the Rural Fire Area to obtain a permit first. More >>

Farmers Advised to Plan & Take Care with Burn-Offs

Monday, 15 December 2014, 9:33 am | Ruapehu District Council

Farmers Advised to Plan & Take Care with Burn-Offs Ruapehu Principal Rural Fire Officer Nick Watson is appealing to rural workers undertaking burn-offs to take all possible precautions following two fire fatalities on farms this year. “Nationally ... More >>

Attack on Old Cemetary Headstones

Friday, 12 December 2014, 9:49 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) is asking for the public’s help to find the culprits who vandalised five headstones in Taumarunui’s old cemetery yesterday night. More >>

Ruapehu District Plan Operational from 24 December

Tuesday, 2 December 2014, 11:26 am | Ruapehu District Council

The day before Christmas will see all sections of Ruapehu’s District Plan fully operational following council’s adoption of the final sections at its meeting last week (25 Nov 14). More >>

Ohura Rejects Proposal to Close Water Treatment Plant

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 3:03 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ohura Rejects Referendum Proposal to Close Water Treatment Plant The Ohura community has voted against the proposal to close down their Ruapehu District Council (RDC) operated water treatment plant in a postal referendum that ended today. The binding ... More >>

Upgrade Work at Taumarunui Water Treatment Plant

Tuesday, 25 November 2014, 11:34 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) has started replacing the filter media at the Taumarunui Water Treatment Plant (TWTP) following a period of extensive testing over the last six months. RDC Environment Manager, Anne Marie Westcott, said that people shouldn’t ... More >>

Preliminary Ohura Referendum Results as Soon as Available

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 12:03 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) will post the preliminary result on the Ohura Water Treatment Plant referendum on its website and Facebook page next Thursday 27th November. RDC Group Manager Customer Services, Pauline Welch, said that the independent ... More >>



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