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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 >>

New Volunteer Rural Fire Fighters

Monday, 9 June 2014, 2:44 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Rural fire fighting in Ruapehu has had a boost with nine new rural fire fighters completing the ‘Basic Rural Fire Fighter Course’ at Taumarunui air field over the weekend. The two day NZQA recognised course provides the basic skills and knowledge ... More >>

Ruapehu Achieves NZ First on Building Relocation Rules

Monday, 9 June 2014, 9:53 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) is the first council in NZ to make relocated building projects a permitted activity in its District Plan with a bond to cover all council costs. Since a 2002 Environment Court decision that found new houses and relocated ... More >>

Ruapehu Council Reluctantly Decides To Fell Heritage Trees

Friday, 6 June 2014, 12:20 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) has reluctantly decided to fell the stand of indigenous heritage trees by the Scout Den on the O’Reilly Crescent Reserve in Taumarunui. More >>

Taumarunui Boil Water Notice Lifted

Tuesday, 3 June 2014, 2:08 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Taumarunui Boil Water Notice Lifted Ruapehu District Council (RDC) has lifted the boil water notice for Taumarunui and Manunui following successful testing of newly installed filter parts. RDC had hoped to be able to lift the boiled water notice ... More >>

Boil Water Notice in Place for Long Weekend

Friday, 30 May 2014, 5:08 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) is leaving the boil water notice in place for Taumarunui over the long weekend to allow through testing of the newly installed filter parts. More >>

Landfill Weight Based Charging Goes Smoothly

Tuesday, 27 May 2014, 10:14 am | Ruapehu District Council

Landfill Weight Based Charging Goes Smoothly The change to weight based charging for refuse being disposed of at the Ruapehu district landfill in Taumarunui has been a success with landfill users. Since the beginning of May Ruapehu District Council ... More >>

Importance of Using Dry, Non-Treated Firewood

Wednesday, 21 May 2014, 1:44 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) is reminding householders using fires for heating this winter to only use dry, properly split, untreated firewood. RDC Group Manager Community Services, Margaret Hawthorne, said that for many Ruapehu families keeping ... More >>

Taumarunui Boil Water Notice Expected To Be Lifted Next Week

Monday, 19 May 2014, 12:06 pm | Ruapehu District Council

All going well Ruapehu District Council (RDC) is hoping that Taumarunui residents will be able to stop boiling their drinking water by the end of next week. More >>

NZ Transport Agency Lowers Ruapehu’s Road Subsidy

Thursday, 15 May 2014, 10:56 am | Ruapehu District Council

Maintaining and developing Ruapehu’s local road network will be a lot more challenging following a probable reduction in its Funding Assistance Rate (FAR) by the NZ Transport Authority’s (NZTA). The NZTA has been undertaking a comprehensive review of their ... More >>



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