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Brazilian Exchange Students Farewelled With Gift Of Pounamu

Tuesday, 9 July 2024, 10:55 am | Ruapehu District Council

Mayor Kirton thanked the students for choosing to come to Taumarunui and commented on their bravery in travelling to Aotearoa New Zealand so far away from their country to learn about our culture and way of life. More >>

Combined Grant Policy Aims To Lift Social And Environmental Wellbeing

Monday, 8 July 2024, 3:57 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The new Community Development and Pride of Place Fund will help Council to deliver on its community wellbeing aspirations by including social and environmental projects that benefit local communities. More >>

Ruapehu Mayor Urges Action To Save Chateau Tongariro Hotel

Monday, 24 June 2024, 7:27 pm | Ruapehu District Council

"Saving the Chateau Tongariro Hotel is not just about preserving its storied past; it's about ensuring a vibrant future where it continues to shine as a beacon of cultural heritage, tourism excellence, and community pride." More >>

Call For Resourcing And Empowerment Of First Responders In Revised CDEM Bill

Friday, 24 May 2024, 9:51 am | Ruapehu District Council

Resourcing and Empowering of Local Communities Critical for Effective Emergency Management More >>

Council & Ngāti Hāua Uri Deepend Relationship To Improve Community Outcomes

Thursday, 23 May 2024, 3:13 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Kaikōrero and representative for Ngapuwaiwaha marae, Willy Huch extended a warm welcome to the management and staff of the Council and their professional services contractors, expressing gratitude for their attendance. More >>

Call To Spread The Word On Emergency Mobile Alert System Test

Wednesday, 1 May 2024, 2:26 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Emergency Mobile Alerts are geo-targeted, meaning recipients only receive alerts if the emergency affects their area. More >>

Call For Solutions To Problems Facing Raetihi's Unmanned Recycling Station

Tuesday, 30 April 2024, 11:57 am | Ruapehu District Council

Executive Manager Infrastructure Vini Dutra said Council was seeking ideas and support from the community for a long-term, sustainable solution, that would address the site's challenges. More >>

Exciting Rebrand For Ruapehu iSITES As Part Of Nationwide Strategy

Tuesday, 30 April 2024, 9:54 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu's two isites in Ohakune and Taumarunui are being rebranded with new isite logos and colours as part of a nationwide rebranding and future network strategy aimed at enhancing visitor experiences across New Zealand. More >>

Historic First Official Council Meeting On A Marae

Wednesday, 24 April 2024, 2:55 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Hosted by Ngāti Manunui at Kakahi Marae elected members, staff, and members of the public were welcomed with a powhiri prior to the start of the official hui. More >>

New Fast EV Charger For Taumaunui

Friday, 22 December 2023, 6:51 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Mayor Weston Kirton opened a new fast electric vehicle (EV) charger on Hakiaha St in the centre of Taumarunui today. The fast EV charger was installed by The Lines Company (TLC) with funding from the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority ... More >>

Omaka Lodge - Five Star Garden Of National Significance

Wednesday, 20 December 2023, 9:36 am | Ruapehu District Council

Mayor Weston Kirton has congratulated Omaka Lodge owner-hosts Christopher Riches and Scott Riches-McPherson for receiving a Five star - Garden of National Significance rating from the New Zealand Gardens Trust. Established by the Royal New Zealand Institute ... More >>

Quick Action Wanted On Carbon Farming From New Government

Wednesday, 18 October 2023, 8:16 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu mayor Weston Kirton said that he was hopeful that the new Government will introduce additional controls over carbon farming on top of the changes to the National Environmental Standards for Commercial Forestry (NES-CF) introduced by Labour. "In ... More >>

Call To Help Determine Priorities For Next Long Term Plan

Monday, 31 July 2023, 4:08 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Mayor Weston Kirton is calling on people to take part in a pre-engagement survey for next year's new ten-year Long Term Plan and help set Council's future direction and priorities for the 2024/34 period. "Balancing our ‘needs and wants’ ... More >>

Memorial Unveiled To 1923 Ongarue Rail Disaster

Tuesday, 11 July 2023, 11:40 am | Ruapehu District Council

Over two hundred people from around New Zealand attended the unveiling of the Ongarue Railway Disaster Memorial on Saturday (8 July 2023). <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2307/68cb6f50378f567e5246.jpeg" width="720" height="513"> The disaster holds significant ... More >>

End In Sight For Hakiaha St Watermain Outages

Monday, 10 July 2023, 5:28 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The end is in sight for Hakiaha St water outages from the old breakage prone 450mm watermain with work scheduled to start this week on its replacement. A new welded 180mm PVC watermain will be installed in stages using directional drilling equipment. ... More >>

Council Welcomes Changes To Freedom Camping Rules

Friday, 30 June 2023, 4:21 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu Executive Manager Regulatory and Customer Services Warrick Zander said that Council's compliance arm was pleased to see changes to freedom camping rules which bring increased flexibility to safeguarding the environment and upholding the welfare ... More >>

Ohakune Mountain Road Tree Maintenance Addresses Safety Risks Posed By Dead, Dying And Leaning Trees

Wednesday, 28 June 2023, 2:46 pm | Ruapehu District Council

In response to safety concerns regarding standing dead, dying, and leaning trees along the Ohakune Mountain Road, a comprehensive inspection and tree maintenance project has been successfully carried out. Executive Manager Infrastructure Vini ... More >>

Celebrating Two Years Of Success: Taumarunui Resource Recovery Centre Marks Milestone Achievements

Tuesday, 27 June 2023, 10:02 am | Ruapehu District Council

The Taumarunui Resource Recovery Centre is celebrating its two-year anniversary marking a significant milestone in the journey towards a sustainable and zero-waste future for Ruapehu. Resource recovery and the opening of Reuse Shops at Ruapehu Transfer ... More >>

Ruapehu Mayor Applauds Government's $5 Million Support For Ruapehu 2023 Ski Season

Monday, 26 June 2023, 9:56 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu mayor Weston Kirton said he warmly welcomes the announcement that the Government will provide up to $5 million to the liquidators of Ruapehu Alpine Lifts (RAL) to ensure the mountain’s 2023 ski season can go ahead. “This decision marks a significant ... More >>

Chateau Tongariro Recognised For Its Enduring Architecture

Tuesday, 20 June 2023, 6:35 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Mayor Weston Kirton was in New Plymouth last Friday (16 June 23) to accept an Enduring Architecture Award from the Western Branch of the New Zealand Institute of Architects on behalf of the Chateau Tongariro Hotel. The enduring architecture award celebrates ... More >>





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