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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 >>

Growth Study to Identify Constraints to Economic Potential

Monday, 29 September 2014, 5:05 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Independent consultants the NZ Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) are about to start an evaluation of the constraints that are limiting Ruapehu’s economic potential. More >>

Opening Date for New Taumarunui Library Confirmed

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 12:55 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The end is in sight for the Taumarunui library to relocate from its current Hakiaha St location to Ruapehu District Council’s (RDC) head office building on Huia St. For the past three months builders have been working at the Huia St office relocating ... More >>

Early Season Bush Fires Raises Note of Caution

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 3:30 pm | Ruapehu District Council

An early season burn-off that got out of control this week has Ruapehu District Council (RDC) Principal Rural Fire Officer, Nick Watson, warning about the dryness of vegetation around Ruapehu. Mr Watson said that the vegetation and under growth ... More >>

Disrespect toward Staff Symptomatic of Declining Standards

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 10:38 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) Mayor Don Cameron has been in discussions with other Ruapehu government agencies and institutions following the shooting at the Ashburton WINZ office last week. Mayor Cameron said that all of Ruapehu’s government agencies ... More >>

GNS Science Report on Waimarino Plains Water Issues

Friday, 5 September 2014, 5:19 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) is seeking feedback on an Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences (GNS Science) report that reviews the options for future water supply in the Waimarino. More >>

Liquor Licencing 20 Working Day Deadline Strictly Enforced

Monday, 1 September 2014, 4:21 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Bars, clubs and events needing a licence to sell or supply alcohol must strictly adhere to the legal timeframes required by the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act (the Act). More >>

Realism Important Part of Civil Defence Exercise

Friday, 22 August 2014, 10:10 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) Civil Defence and its partner emergency response organisations undertook an all-day training exercise at the Matapuna Water Treatment Plant in Taumarunui yesterday. More >>

Illegal Commercial Signage Causing Issues

Wednesday, 20 August 2014, 9:30 am | Ruapehu District Council

The increasing numbers of commercial signs around Ruapehu that do not conform to the District Plan or the Resource Management Act are causing issues for Council compliance staff. More >>

Council Maintains Local Expertise with new Roading Contract

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 9:53 am | Ruapehu District Council

14 August, 2014 Ruapehu District Council (RDC) has committed to retaining local expertise in deciding on its new vendors for road maintenance services. More >>

Whanganui River Treaty Settlement of Benefit to All

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 5:37 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) Mayor, Don Cameron, said that the signing of the Whanganui River Treaty settlement yesterday was a watershed day for Council and its engagement with iwi. More >>

Full Ruapehu Library Catalogue Now Online

Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 11:19 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu district libraries digital services have been expanded with library members now being able to access the full library catalogue on-line via links on Council’s website. More >>

Ruapehu Citizen of the Year Award Nominations Open 1st Aug

Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 9:58 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu Citizen of the Year Award Nominations Open 1st Aug Nominations for this year’s Citizen Awards will open from this Friday 1 August through to Friday 10 October 2014. There are two Citizen Awards given out yearly with one for the northern part of the ... More >>

New Ruapehu (And NZ) Citizens

Monday, 28 July 2014, 4:55 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu Mayor Don Cameron swore-in five new New Zealand citizens at an official ceremony in council’s Ohakune chamber today. More >>

Ruapehu Seeking Rural Fire Volunteers

Friday, 25 July 2014, 10:06 am | Ruapehu District Council

Community orientated people with a strong sense of personal responsibility toward protecting people and property are being sought to join Ruapehu’s northern rural fire crew based in Taumarunui. Ruapehu Principal Rural Fire Officer, Nick Watson, ... More >>

Owners of Unregistered Dog Urged to Avoid Infringements

Monday, 21 July 2014, 10:19 am | Ruapehu District Council

Almost half of all Ruapehu dog owners are still to register their dogs with Council although the deadline for penalties being imposed is only a week and a half away. More >>



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