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Ruapehu libraries having a hectic winter

Wednesday, 28 September 2016, 2:07 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu’s libraries are having a busy winter thanks to a jump in new members, increasing demand for computer services and the popularity of the children’s reading and activity programs. Community Librarian Fiona Thomas said that it was fantastic ... More >>

Ruapehu i-SITEs win major customer service award

Friday, 23 September 2016, 5:01 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu i-SITEs win 2017 NZ conference and major customer service award Ruapehu has been awarded the 2017 national i-SITE Visitor Information Network conference and the Ohakune i-SITE has been awarded a Qualmark Customer Service Award. The conference ... More >>

Assistance Sought to End Vehicle Damage to Reserve Areas

Monday, 5 September 2016, 10:02 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) is asking people to help them and the Police put an end to a spate of vandalism on local reserves where cars have been doing burn-outs and drifting. More >>

Owners of Unregistered Dogs Urged to Avoid Infringements

Friday, 19 August 2016, 12:30 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) is urging dog owners who have still not registered their dog to do so immediately as enforcement action is about to start. More >>

Project Waireka Filter Installations Underway This Week

Monday, 15 August 2016, 2:10 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Installation of water filters under Project Waireka in Raetihi households that were affected by the diesel spill that polluted the Makotuku Stream in September 2013 gets underway this Wednesday (17 Aug). Project Waireka Implementation Team Leader ... More >>

Economic Action Plan Great News for Ruapehu

Friday, 12 August 2016, 5:09 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu Mayor Don Cameron has said that today’s announcements made by the Minister for Economic Development Steven Joyce on the launch of the Accelerate25 Manawatu-Whanganui Economic Action Plan are great news for the district. “The Action Plan has identified ... More >>

Award Winning Approach to Land Transport Under Threat

Monday, 1 August 2016, 11:05 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu Mayor Don Cameron has said that he was extremely concerned that the proposed Local Government Act 2002 Amendment Bill could dismantle Ruapehu’s award winning approach to managing its Land Transport activity with adverse effects on our rural ... More >>

Ruapehu Citizen of the Year Award Nominations Open

Friday, 29 July 2016, 5:04 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Nominations for this year’s Citizen Awards will open from this Monday 1 August through to Friday 7 October 2016. More >>

Loading Ruapehu Week

Thursday, 21 July 2016, 6:57 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Loading Ruapehu Week Aims to Get Local Businesses to Take Full Advantage of Online Opportunities Ruapehu District Council (RDC) wants to get all Ruapehu businesses and organisations online and making the most out of the opportunities the internet ... More >>

New ‘Never Happens’ Civil Defence Campaign

Wednesday, 13 July 2016, 4:57 pm | Ruapehu District Council

New ‘Never Happens’ Civil Defence Campaign Targets Ruapehu Communities Ruapehu District Council (RDC) is aiming to move Ruapehu communities from “She’ll be right” to “We’re ready” as part of a new natural disaster preparedness campaign ... More >>

Ruapehu Selected for New Standards Programme

Monday, 11 July 2016, 11:28 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council (RDC) is pleased to announce it has been selected as a Foundation Council for the recently announced local government New Zealand standards programme. More >>

Candidate Pre-Election Workshops Well Supported

Thursday, 7 July 2016, 1:31 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council’s (RDC) two candidate workshops held this week for anyone thinking of standing in the October Local Authority Elections for either a Council or Community Board position have been well supported. More >>

Progress on Raetihi Community Projects

Monday, 27 June 2016, 1:59 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Raetihi is a lot closer to having free main street WIFI, security cameras and household water filters installed following a successful community meeting last Thursday night (23 June 16). There was a good turnout of over 30 residents to the meeting at the ... More >>

NZ First Trial of Official i-SITE In DoC Visitor Centre

Friday, 17 June 2016, 10:23 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu’s i-SITE network and the Department of Conservation (DoC) are trialling a NZ first by putting an official i-SITE into the DoC Visitor Centre in Whakapapa Village at Mt Ruapehu. More >>

Council Sorts through Kerbside Rubbish Bags

Tuesday, 14 June 2016, 12:43 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The messy task of sorting and categorizing over half a ton of waste from Taumarunui pink kerbside rubbish bags is providing important information to assist in managing Ruapehu’s waste streams. More >>

Free After-Hours Wifi Back on in Raetihi From Tonight

Wednesday, 1 June 2016, 2:22 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The new community agreed hours of 5.00am to 10.30pm for free WIFI to be provided via the Raetihi library will start from tonight (Wed 1 June 16) now that security cameras have been installed. More >>

Tight Deadline For Free Home Insulation Applications

Wednesday, 1 June 2016, 1:04 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Households wanting to be considered for free or subsidised insulation under the current Healthy Homes funding round need to get their application in to Council before Friday 10thJune. More >>

Raetihi Agrees Way Forward on Wifi And Security Cameras

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 12:31 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Raetihi residents in conjunction with Ruapehu District Council (RDC), the Waimarino-Waiouru Community Board (WWCB), the Police and Raetihi Promotions agreed a way forward for township WIFI and security cameras at a community meeting last night (24 May). More >>

Call for Rate Rebate Applications Before 30 June Deadline

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 1:39 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Call for Rate Rebate Applications Before 30 June Deadline Ruapehu District Council (RDC) is urging ratepayers to check their eligibility for receiving a rate rebate before the deadline on 30 June 2016 if they haven’t done so. RDC Chief Executive ... More >>

Raetihi Water Restrictions Finally Lifted

Monday, 23 May 2016, 2:24 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Raetihi Water Restrictions Finally Lifted The long awaited arrival of more seasonal winter weather has allowed Ruapehu District Council (RDC) to finally lift water restrictions for Raetihi which have been in place since Christmas. Raetihi draws its water from ... More >>



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