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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 Electionz.com the independent ... More >>

Ruapehu District Council Pools Ready for Summer

Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 12:04 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council’s (RDC) public swimming pools in Taumarunui, Ohakune and Raetihi are getting ready to open next month for the summer season which lasts until early March next year. More >>

Illegal Signs In Council's Sights

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 12:03 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The increasing number of illegal signs popping-up around the district is the focus of a compliance campaign currently being undertaken by Ruapehu District Council (RDC). RDC Compliance Team Leader, Brenda Ralph, said that all signage must comply with ... More >>

Ruapehu Arguments Over Road Subsidy Levels Find Traction

Monday, 17 November 2014, 2:35 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) has responded to Ruapehu’s concerns over proposed changes to roadwork subsidies and the potential impact that could have on the government’s Business Growth Agenda. More >>

Ruapehu Citizen Awards Decided

Friday, 14 November 2014, 3:18 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The 2014 Ruapehu Citizen Awards have been decided with the Northern Ruapehu Citizen Award being awarded to Mr Murray Wilson while the Waimarino-Waiouru Citizen Award recipient is Mr Tammy Pikari. More >>

Ruapehu Citizen Awards Decided

Friday, 14 November 2014, 3:01 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The 2014 Ruapehu Citizen Awards have been decided with the Taumarunui Citizen Award being awarded to Mr Murray Wilson while the Waimarino-Waiouru Citizen Award recipient is Mr Tammy Pikari. More >>

Ohura Water Referendum about the Future of the Township

Monday, 3 November 2014, 11:42 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) is concerned that with the Ohura water referendum due to open on Wednesday 5 November many residents are still misinformed on some critical issues. More >>

New Taumarunui Library Space Gets Warm Reception

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 11:52 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council’s (RDC) new Taumarunui library was blessed and opened by local Kaumatua at its new Huia St location today. More >>

Council Sweetens Ohura Referendum Offer

Thursday, 16 October 2014, 12:54 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) has voted to fund the cost of purchasing water tanks in Ohura if residents support the proposal to close the current Water Treatment Plant. More >>

Ruapehu Rural Fire Volunteers Ready for Fire Season

Wednesday, 15 October 2014, 9:37 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu Rural Fire Volunteers Ready for Fire Season Ruapehu’s rural fire fighting capability has been given a boost with seven new rural fire fighters completing basic training over the weekend. The new rural fire volunteers completed the NZQA recognised ... More >>

New QV rating values

Wednesday, 8 October 2014, 3:37 pm | Ruapehu District Council

New Rating Values for Ruapehu properties prepared on behalf of Ruapehu District Council (RDC) by Quotable Value (QV) will be posted to property owners from the 8th October 2014. More >>

Media alert - more trees down 6/10/14

Monday, 6 October 2014, 5:21 pm | Ruapehu District Council

We have just been told (5pm) about a couple of trees down along SH30, one at Ruato Bay which is across three quarters of the road on a sharp bend and another near Hinehopu Golf Club which is across half the road. We would urge people to please take extra ... More >>

Low Cost, Reliable, High Speed Broadband Critical to Future

Friday, 3 October 2014, 9:59 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) sees access to cheap, reliable, high speed broadband as being critical to the future well-being and sustainability of Ruapehu communities. More >>

 

 

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