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Council reviewing who pays for what and how

Friday, 23 June 2017, 11:26 am | Ruapehu District Council

Council is looking at how it funds its activities and who pays under an extensive review of its Revenue and Financing Policy. Ruapehu Mayor Don Cameron said that the review was a critical part of ensuring that council is able to fund its activities ... More >>

Deadline looming for dog fee registrations

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 12:26 pm | Ruapehu District Council

With just over a week to go before the Friday 30 June deadline for both dog registration payments and the end of the free de-sexing offer for menacing dogs council is hoping for a big increase in the number of owners doing either. More >>

Decision makers challenged on “what is economic development"

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 12:01 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Dr Ganesh Nana the Chief Economist from independent economic research consultancy BERL was in Taumarunui this week challenging Ruapehu decision makers on how they think about economic development and council’s role in it. More >>

Government co-investment announcements for Ruapehu tourism

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 10:34 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu Mayor Don Cameron said that the announcement today by Tourism Minister Paula Bennett that Ruapehu will receive almost $1.5 million dollars for tourism infrastructure projects was a clear commitment from government to the future of Ruapehu tourism ... More >>

Timeframe for Raetihi concept plan feedback extended

Friday, 2 June 2017, 1:35 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Due to requests from the community, the timeframe for public feedback on the version 1 concept plans for Raetihi township revitalisation has been extended. More >>

Ruapehu part of group preparing for next volcanic event

Wednesday, 31 May 2017, 9:32 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu part of advisory group preparing for next volcanic event Some of NZ’s leading volcanic researchers joined civil defence professionals, local iwi and representatives from response agencies and utilities at a meeting of the Central Plateau Volcanic ... More >>

Owners of menacing dogs urged not to miss out

Saturday, 27 May 2017, 2:32 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Owners of menacing dogs urged not to miss out on free de-sexing offer Council is worried that owners of menacing dogs that could qualify for the free de-sexing programme currently on offer are leaving things until the last minute and may miss out. Under ... More >>

Ruapehu Ring of Fire Ticks all the boxes

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 9:59 am | Ruapehu District Council

Competitors in the Ultra Trail Australia event held in the Blue Mountains near Sydney over the weekend have shown a lot of interest in being part of the inaugural Ruapehu Ring of Fire Volcanic Relay, Solo Ultra and Marathon scheduled for Saturday 7 April ... More >>

Council congratulates Ruapehu Alpine Lifts

Saturday, 6 May 2017, 9:48 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Council congratulates Ruapehu Alpine Lifts on official opening of new tourism assets Ruapehu Mayor Don Cameron, Chief Executive (CE) Clive Manley, Councillor Kim Wheeler and Visit Ruapehu Chairperson Peter Till and CE Claire McKnight had the pleasure ... More >>

Distribution of left-over diesel spill fine money

Friday, 5 May 2017, 10:58 am | Ruapehu District Council

The Governance Committee providing oversight of the community project funds from the September 2013 Makotuku River diesel contamination fines has approved the distribution of the remaining $15,000 to three projects being; a town sculpture project ($5,000), ... More >>

New National Army Museum i-SITE

Friday, 28 April 2017, 8:29 pm | Ruapehu District Council

New National Army Museum i-SITE extends Council’s strategic support for Ruapehu tourism and Waiouru development Ruapehu District Council and the National Army Museum in Waiouru have signed-off on arrangements for operating an official i-SITE visitor ... More >>

Use of Ruapehu images by Taupo draws strong local reaction

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 11:14 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu Mayor Don Cameron said that public reaction to Taupo using snow and skiing images to promote Taupo as a tourism destination was another example of why maintaining investment into Visit Ruapehu was so important. More >>

Council and contractors get ready for Cyclone Cook

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 10:24 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council and its water and road contractors have stepped up preparations for the arrival of Cyclone Cook that is forecast to start hitting the district around dusk this afternoon (13 April 2017). More >>

Improving Situation Sees Council De-Activate EOC

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 9:04 am | Ruapehu District Council

The worst of the weather has moved through although we are expecting more rain over the day. More >>

Water Restrictions in Place

Wednesday, 5 April 2017, 12:02 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Water restrictions are in place for ALL of the Ruapehu District, with Taumarunui and Ohakune requested to take particular care with water use. More >>

Ruapehu residents urged to take care on local roads

Wednesday, 5 April 2017, 11:25 am | Ruapehu District Council

Surface flooding has affected multiple roads around the Ruapehu district. More >>

Ruapehu EOC on stand-by

Wednesday, 5 April 2017, 9:30 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council has activated its Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) and put it on stand-by should the current weather situation deteriorate. MetService have predicted a pause in the rain for around the next nine (9) hours before a final burst ... More >>

Increase in transport demand put strain on road network

Monday, 20 February 2017, 5:01 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The increased volume of trucks on Ruapehu’s road network is putting pressure on the District’s aging rural bridges and causing concerns for Council. More >>

Waimarino-Waiouru Community Board by-election result

Monday, 20 February 2017, 9:09 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council 2016/17 Waimarino-Waiouru Community Board By-election DECLARATION OF RESULT The final result for the by-election that closed on Friday 17th February 2017 is: Waimarino-Waiouru Community Board (1 vacancy) Votes Received BIDDLE, Missy ... More >>

Public asked to take care around River management works

Wednesday, 15 February 2017, 10:56 am | Ruapehu District Council

The Horizons Whanganui River Management Scheme has a number of up-coming works that will impact on public access alongside the Ongarue and Whanganui River Walkways and Cherry Grove. More >>



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