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Ruapehu: New options for old library site

Friday, 20 October 2017, 6:45 pm | Ruapehu District Council

New options for old library site The demolition of the old public library on Hakiaha St is scheduled to start on Tuesday 7 November and is expected to take around seven days to complete. During the demolition people are asked to avoid the work site area ... More >>

Possibilities for new RTO arrangements

Wednesday, 4 October 2017, 3:05 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council has been reviewing the operation of its Regional Tourism Organisation (RTO) Visit Ruapehu. The review includes looking at what type of structure and arrangement would best provide long-term, sustainable support, for the central ... More >>

Benefits of a local Chamber of Commerce

Monday, 2 October 2017, 1:06 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu Mayor Don Cameron is inviting local business leaders to take part in a workshop with Michael Barnett, Chief Executive of the Auckland Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry, to see how a local Ruapehu Chamber could help support and inspire local ... More >>

Museum to show Taumarunui’s journey through time

Monday, 2 October 2017, 9:31 am | Ruapehu District Council

The Taumarunui Railway Station Museum Building Committee have held their first management meeting since Council completed successful lease negotiations with KiwiRail to discuss what needs to be done to get the museum open. More >>

Ruapehu District Council Acknowledges Merrilyn George QSM

Thursday, 28 September 2017, 8:46 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council acknowledged Ohakune teacher, quilt fibre artist and historian Merrilyn George at a special ceremony today for her Queen’s Service Medal (QSM) that she received for her services to education and the community for over 50 years. More >>

Council promotes fire safety

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 11:25 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council wants to remind people not to put fire grate ash out with their kerbside rubbish following a fire at the National Park Transfer Station yesterday. More >>

Citizen of the Year Award Nominations Close Friday 6 October

Monday, 25 September 2017, 4:47 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Council is reminding people that nominations for the Citizen of the Year Awards close soon on Friday 6 October 2017. More >>

Raetihi Community Groups Come Together

Friday, 22 September 2017, 12:03 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Raetihi community groups involved with township and community development came together at a special meeting last night (Thu 21 Sept) to discuss how they can better communicate and coordinate amongst themselves. More >>

Ruapehu i-SITE Conference overwhelming success

Friday, 15 September 2017, 7:03 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu i-SITE Conference overwhelming success Ruapehu’s tourism and visitor sector is anticipating a big jump in interest following the success of the National i-SITE Visitor Information Network Conference that took place at the Chateau Tongariro Hotel ... More >>

Community conversation on future of Taumarunui pool

Friday, 15 September 2017, 7:02 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Council starts community conversation on future of Taumarunui pool Council wants Taumarunui locals to share their views on what they think and feel about the future of their outdoor public pool at a special community meeting on Wednesday 18 October ... More >>

Ruapehu: Fire Brigade sirens not a civil defence emergency

Sunday, 10 September 2017, 3:09 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Fire Brigade sirens not a civil defence emergency Ruapehu civil defence wants to remind people that the volunteer Fire Brigade sirens in Ohakune and Raetihi are not used for announcing civil defence emergencies. Ruapehu Emergency Management Officer ... More >>

Ruapehu: Chat Space approach proves popular

Friday, 8 September 2017, 7:37 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Chat Space approach proves popular Council’s new Chat Space events are proving popular with local communities who are welcoming the more relaxed approach to being able to share their views and ideas. The Chat Space events were specifically set ... More >>

Contest may help inform look of new Taumarunui toilet

Friday, 1 September 2017, 2:22 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Taumarunui residents may get to help influence what the design of the new public toilets on Hakiaha St might look like by taking part in a concept design competition. More >>

2017 Ruapehu Citizen of the Year Award Nominations Open

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 11:23 am | Ruapehu District Council

Nominations for Ruapehu’s two Citizen of the Year Awards are now open through to Friday 6 October 2017. More >>

Learnings sought from July snow event emergency response

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 4:14 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu agencies and organisations involved in the response to the massive snowstorm that brought the central North Island to a standstill in mid-July (13-14) have met to discuss what they can learn from event. Around 40 personnel from Ruapehu District ... More >>

Ruapehu Accommodation Providers Benefit from Tourism Growth

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 12:22 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu accommodation providers have had a good year according to the latest guest night statistics from the Commercial Accommodation Monitor (CAM). More >>

Ruapehu And NZ Gain Six New Citizens

Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 2:55 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu Mayor Don Cameron officiated at the swearing-in of six new NZ citizens in the Taumarunui Council Chamber today. More >>

Visit Ruapehu Chief Executive Resigns

Friday, 18 August 2017, 12:07 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu Regional Tourism Organisation (RTO) Chief Executive Claire McKnight has resigned as head of Visit Ruapehu (VR). VR Chairperson Peter Till said that it is with great regret that the VR Board have accepted Ms. McKnight’s resignation for ... More >>

All Ruapehu elected bodies now share same code of conduct

Monday, 7 August 2017, 2:25 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Both of Ruapehu’s two community boards Waimarino-Waiouru (WWCB) and National Park (NPCB) have now adopted council’s code of conduct. The adoption of the code of conduct by the two community boards now means that all of Ruapehu’s local government ... More >>

Ruapehu Council Seeking Feedback on Draft Social Policy

Monday, 7 August 2017, 11:55 am | Ruapehu District Council

Helping ensure that the social impact of its decisions are taken into account is the objective of a draft Social Policy that council is currently seeking public feedback on. More >>

 

 

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