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Council thrilled with Trades Academy work on playground

Friday, 24 May 2019, 4:56 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The Kakahi community have celebrated the opening of their new playground that was constructed by carpentry and farming Trades Academy pupils from Taumarunui High School (THS). Residents together with Major Don Cameron, Deputy Mayor Karen Ngatai and the ... More >>

Youth Ambassadors help feed Raetihi

Friday, 24 May 2019, 12:03 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Waimarino-Waiouru Youth Ambassadors from Ruapehu’s award winning Youth Council have held a working bee at the Raetihi Community Gardens as part of the NZ Youth Week. Held every May, Youth Week is a nationwide festival of events designed to encourage ... More >>

Museum Building Committee supports housing collections

Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 3:46 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Museum Building Committee supports housing collections together More >>

Eruption training exercise goes well

Monday, 20 May 2019, 2:19 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu Emergency Management Officer Nick Watson said that last week’s multi-agency training exercise based around a major eruption on Mt Ruapehu went well. "In terms of people and organisations taking part it was probably the largest emergency ... More >>

Support for Trades Academy helps build pathways

Friday, 10 May 2019, 4:38 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu’s booming construction sector is providing opportunities for students in the Taumarunui High School (THS) Trades Academy to take on real projects and gain real-life work experience. Council’s Property Team was struggling to find any spare ... More >>

Carrot Park award recognises efforts of Ohakune community

Tuesday, 7 May 2019, 9:54 am | Ruapehu District Council

The Ohakune Carrot Adventure Park has won the Healthy Park Award category at the 2019 Recreation Aotearoa NZ Parks Awards held in Auckland last week. More >>

Excitement at Taumarunui Domain playground upgrade

Monday, 8 April 2019, 9:29 am | Ruapehu District Council

The playground at the Taumarunui Domain is about to get a major upgrade that will see new junior and senior multi-play equipment, swing zone, double flying fox, natural water play area, junior play train and accessible wheel chair carousel installed. More >>

Snow Shuttle pilot helping to manage growth

Friday, 29 March 2019, 10:58 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council with partner agencies and stakeholders including DOC, RAL, Horizons, NZTA and transport providers are in the second year of a three year pilot to improve public transport within the Tongariro National Park (TNP). The pilot called ... More >>

2019 Youth Ambassadors Sworn-in

Tuesday, 26 March 2019, 10:09 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu’s 2019 Youth Council Ambassadors were sworn-in in front of whanau and friends by Mayor Don Cameron at a special ceremony held in Taumarunui Council Chamber last night. Mayor Cameron said that he was really impressed with the caliber of young ... More >>

Nighttime water outage planned for Ohakune over 26-28 March

Friday, 15 March 2019, 10:55 am | Ruapehu District Council

Council is undertaking a programme aimed at identifying and locating the source of leaks from its reticulated (pipe) drinking water networks starting with Ohakune and then followed by Raetihi. More >>

New community housing for Taumarunui celebrated

Friday, 15 March 2019, 10:40 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council, Te Puni Kokiri / Ministry of Maori Development and the Taumarunui Community Kokiri Trust are celebrating the Trust’s purchase of the derelict Heritage Court apartments on Huia St in Taumarunui that will see them demolished ... More >>

New Ruapehu Youth Ambassadors

Wednesday, 13 March 2019, 11:39 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu’s 2019 Youth Council Ambassadors for Taumarunui-Ohura and Waimarino-Waiouru will have their first joint hui this coming Monday (18 March) in Ohakune. More >>

Designer off-cuts help premature babies

Thursday, 7 March 2019, 4:11 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Anyone one interested in sustainability, ethical fashion and babies should attend Council’s next waste minimisation workshop in the Textile Room at Ruapehu College on Monday 25 March starting at 5.30pm. Waste Minimisation Educator Emily Jasmine ... More >>

Ruapehu EMO lends experience to Nelson fire response

Thursday, 28 February 2019, 11:41 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu Emergency Management Officer Nick Watson has returned from two weeks helping out with the Nelson rural fire response. More >>

Park and Ride construction underway

Thursday, 21 February 2019, 12:27 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Construction work on the Park and Ride facility in National Park Village is getting underway with completion targeted for mid-June in time for the 2019 snow season and the new Whakapapa ski area gondola. More >>

High participation wanted in Oct elections

Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 12:44 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu Mayor Don Cameron is encouraging people to start thinking about the elections for Council which is on Saturday 12 October this year and ensure that they are enrolled to vote or if they may want to stand for election. More >>

Council targeting avg. 3.52% rate rise

Friday, 15 February 2019, 9:27 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu ratepayers can expect an average 3.52% rate increase for the coming 2019/20 financial year which is below the 3.86% forecast in the Long Term Plan (LTP) but in line with the yearly ten year projection of 3.5%. Mayor Don Cameron said that ... More >>

Council and rural sector share ideas

Monday, 4 February 2019, 12:28 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu Mayor Don Cameron, Council Chief Executive Clive Manley and Economic Development Manager Warren Furner have met with representatives from the farming community to talk about the issues facing the rural sector and to share ideas on how to confront ... More >>

Summer resealing programme in full swing

Friday, 25 January 2019, 12:33 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu’s local road resealing programme will see almost 23km of roads being resealed at 22 different sites over the 2018/19 summer road works season. The largest area of resealing has been on Hikumutu Road between Sunshine and Tunakotekote Roads at ... More >>

Exciting times but with challenges ahead for Ruapehu

Thursday, 24 January 2019, 12:18 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu Mayor Don Cameron said that the next few years will be very exciting for Ruapehu with some major changes and challenges ahead. More >>

 

 

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