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King Tahwiao Powhiri & Unveiling Confirmed for Sunday 15 May

Thursday, 5 May 2016, 5:16 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The unveiling of the King Tawhiao sign at the northern entrance to Taumarunui has been confirmed for Sunday 15 May 2016. More >>

Taumarunui Train Clock Gets Upgrade

Tuesday, 3 May 2016, 11:30 am | Ruapehu District Council

Taumarunui Train Clock Gets Upgrade The Taumarunui town train clock on Hakiaha St will soon be running on time again after new digital workings are installed. More >>

Community Board to Discuss Turning-Off of WIFI

Monday, 2 May 2016, 4:23 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The Waimarino-Waiouru Community Board (WWCB) will consider a report on the turning-off of the free WIFI at the Raetihi Library afterhours at their meeting this Thursday (5 May 16). More >>

New King Tawhiao Sign for Taumarunui Northern Entrance

Friday, 29 April 2016, 4:18 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Anyone wanting a last minute photo of the King Tawhiao sign at the northern entrance to Taumarunui needs to take it over the weekend as weather permitting it will be coming down on Monday (2 May) to make way for a new one. More >>

Ruapehu Ready for Legal Highs

Thursday, 28 April 2016, 4:02 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu Ready for Legal Highs Ruapehu District Council (RDC) adopted its Local Approved Products Policy which dictates where legal highs may be sold from within the district at its meeting this week (Tue 26 Apr 16). Mayor Don Cameron said that despite public ... More >>

Free Wifi Switched Off Afterhours in Raetihi

Thursday, 28 April 2016, 1:21 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Free Wifi Switched Off Afterhours in Raetihi The free WIFI at Ruapehu District Council’s (RDC) library in Raetihi has been switched off afterhours in an attempt to reduced vandalism and other anti-social behaviour around the town at night. RDC Group Manager ... More >>

Ruapehu Communities Have Lots to Say on Draft EAP Proposals

Tuesday, 26 April 2016, 11:57 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) has had a fantastic response to its draft Exceptions Annual Plan (EAP) consultation with over 130 submissions expected in the final count. More >>

Annual Plan Proposals Lay Groundwork

Thursday, 31 March 2016, 3:49 pm | Ruapehu District Council

An energised group of around 25 people attended a public meeting in Taumarunui last night (Wed 30 Mar 16) on whether to support Council’s Annual Plan proposals to invest in economic and community development. More >>

Youth in Emergency Services Programme

Thursday, 31 March 2016, 10:44 am | Ruapehu District Council

Youth in Emergency Services Programme Develops Next Generation of Volunteers & Professionals Fourteen Taumarunui High School students aged from 14 to 17 years are taking part in the inaugural Youth in Emergency Services programme to learn about ... More >>

New Flood Protection Tool Available for Ohura Area

Tuesday, 29 March 2016, 12:22 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The flood prone Mangaroa River that flows through Ohura has now been added to Horizons automated river flow measurement and forecast system on their website. The website provides real time river flow levels based on actual rainfall with a prediction that ... More >>

Investment in Ourselves Key to Our Future

Thursday, 24 March 2016, 11:41 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council is currently asking the community to consider two significant proposals seen as necessary to supporting Ruapehu’s economic and community development. They are to re-direct money into economic development and develop a multi-purpose ... More >>

Project Waireka Implementation Underway

Friday, 18 March 2016, 5:02 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Work on implementing Project Waireka for water filtration units to be installed in properties affected by the diesel spill that polluted the Makotuku Stream and Raetihi’s water supply in September 2013 is underway. More >>

All Books Only a Gold Coin at Massive Ex-Library Book Fair

Thursday, 10 March 2016, 4:26 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu libraries surplus books are being sold off at a massive book fair at the old library building on Hakiaha St in Taumarunui next Friday 18 and Saturday 19 March. Ruapehu District Council (RDC) Community Librarian, Fiona Thomas, said that anyone ... More >>

New Food Act Expected to Affect Ruapehu Businesses

Tuesday, 1 March 2016, 9:44 am | Ruapehu District Council

A large number of Ruapehu businesses are expected to be impacted by the new Food Act 2014 (the Act) which comes into effect today (1 March 16). The new Act will apply to anyone involved in the selling, making or transportation of food. More >>

Taumarunui Locals Tell MPs to “Give Something Back”

Monday, 22 February 2016, 2:40 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Around 35 Taumarunui residents have attended a provincial priorities meeting hosted by MP for Rangitikei Ian McKelvie and Barbara Kuriger MP for Taranaki-King Country whose electorates cover the Ruapehu district. More >>

Community Gets in Behind Raetihi Project

Monday, 15 February 2016, 1:19 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The Raetihi community has turned out in force to have their say on how the $100,000 of court fines resulting from the diesel spill on Mount Ruapehu in September 2013 should best be spent. More >>

Resealing Essential to Maintaining Life of Local Roads

Friday, 12 February 2016, 4:46 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council’s seasonal road resealing programme is in full swing with 37 separate sites planned for resealing over the summer months. More >>

Youth Council Seeks Young People Wanting Make Difference

Thursday, 28 January 2016, 4:59 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Young people living in northern Ruapehu with a passion for their community are being asked to put themselves up for consideration as a Taumarunui-Ohura Youth Ambassador (TOYA). More >>

Huge Increase in Children’s Book Loans by Ruapehu Libraries

Thursday, 28 January 2016, 4:36 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The huge success of the children’s summer reading programme along with other activities has seen Ruapehu libraries have an extremely busy summer holiday period. More >>

Newspaper Time Capsule Uncovered During Restoration

Tuesday, 26 January 2016, 10:19 am | Ruapehu District Council

The historic Colonial House in Pipiriki on the Whanganui River has given up a few more of its secrets. More >>



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