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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 >>

Door-to-Door Research for Ohura Water Tank Referendum

Friday, 18 July 2014, 1:27 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Council staff has been busy going door-to-door in Ohura gathering information for the up-coming referendum on the future of the Ohura water scheme scheduled for the end of November. It has been recognised for some time that the current Ohura drinking ... More >>

Ruapehu Excited by Economic Development Study

Friday, 11 July 2014, 5:35 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) Mayor, Don Cameron, accompanied by Chief Executive, Peter Till, and Economic Development Manager, Warren Furner, attended the launch of government’s Manawatu-Whanganui Growth Study project yesterday. More >>

RDC Strikes Average Rate Increase of 3.5%

Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 4:20 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) has struck an average rate increase of 3.5% for the coming 2014/15 year. At 3.5% the final average rate increase is well under the proposed rate increase of 4.7% put forward in the draft 2014/15 Exceptions Annual Plan (EAP) ... More >>

Illegal Dumping Spoils Ruapehu And Costs Ratepayers

Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 12:39 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The illegal dumping of rubbish is costing Ruapehu ratepayers a lot of money and spoiling the district’s beautiful green spaces. RDC Team Leader Compliance, Brenda Ralph, said that a spate of illegal dumping around the district has been upsetting local ... More >>

November Referendum Planned on Ohura Water Supply Issue

Friday, 13 June 2014, 2:33 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Over 30 Ohura residents attended the third in a series of community meetings on Wednesday (11 June) to discuss the future of Ohura’s water supply. More >>

Web Based Demographic Tool Aids Local Research

Thursday, 12 June 2014, 9:25 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) has subscribed to a web based service that utilises the results of the 2013 Census and other information sources to provide demographic analysis on Ruapehu. More >>



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