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Ruapehu Now Has 5 COVID-19 Cases In 2 Bubbles

Friday, 3 April 2020, 4:22 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Mayor Cameron said that the confirmation of two new COVID-19 cases in Ruapehu highlights the importance of everyone taking the self-isolation requirements extremely seriously. “Ruapehu now has five cases in two separate bubbles,” he said. “While both ... More >>

New COVID-19 Cases In Whanganui

Thursday, 2 April 2020, 3:06 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Mayor Cameron said that the inevitable increase in the number of confirmed cases in districts neighbouring Ruapehu highlights the importance of people staying at home and strictly within their immediate bubble of people. “The announcement of ... More >>

Mayor Further Reminds People Of Importance To Self-isolate

Sunday, 29 March 2020, 6:13 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Mayor Don Cameron today reminded people of the Ruapehu District of the importance to self-isolate and stay home, given there are now three cases in the district. “COVID-19 is in our district now. This means we must more than ever keep to the health guidelines ... More >>

First COVID-19 Cases In Ruapehu

Saturday, 28 March 2020, 4:04 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Following the announcement of the first three COVID-19 cases in Ruapehu Mayor Don Cameron said that he hoped that those not following the rules would now take the situation seriously and start to do so. I would like to remind the community about ... More >>

Self-isolation In Ruapehu Off To A Good Start

Thursday, 26 March 2020, 10:51 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu Civil Defence said that the first day of the response to Alert Level 4 requiring anyone not in an essential service to stay at home has gone smoothly with no significant issues reported. Civil Defence Controller Clive Manley said that Ruapehu communities ... More >>

Ruapehu Residents Urged To Strictly Follow COVID-19 Guidelines

Saturday, 21 March 2020, 6:16 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Mayor Don Cameron said that Council understood the stress COVID-19 was placing on some members of the Ruapehu community and was feeling what they were going through. “Council understands how difficult things are for many members of our communities ... More >>

Council Responding To Rapidly Changing Coronavirus-COVID19 Situation

Wednesday, 18 March 2020, 1:40 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council is balancing the need for maintaining its activities and services while responding to the coronavirus-covid19 pandemic. Mayor Don Cameron said that Council is in contact with government officials and Ministries about the ... More >>

Funding Forum Success Highlights Benefits To Fund Seekers And Providers

Friday, 13 March 2020, 5:34 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The inaugural Ruapehu Funders Forum held in Taumarunui yesterday (Thu 12 Mar) was a great success with community, sporting and other groups taking the opportunity to meet a range of private and government funders. Community Development Manager ... More >>

Community Board Seeks Views On Public Toilets In National Park Village

Thursday, 5 March 2020, 2:13 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The National Park Community Board (NPCB) is seeking feedback on Council’s recommendation to close the old public toilets outside the community hall on Carroll St with the opening of new toilet facilities at the nearby Park and Ride transport hub. Peter ... More >>

Thoughts On Multi-purpose Community Hub For Raetihi Wanted

Friday, 14 February 2020, 2:25 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council and Uenuku have agreed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on how they will jointly develop a shared multi-purpose Community Hub for the Raetihi area. As well as Council’s service centre and a head office for Uenuku and related ... More >>

2020 Pride of Place Fund applications open

Monday, 10 February 2020, 1:15 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu community groups looking for funding to help with smaller scale revitalisation projects of public, long term benefit to the community are being urged to apply to the latest round of the Pride of Place Fund. More >>

2019 Ruapehu Citizen of the Year Awards

Friday, 13 December 2019, 5:05 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu’s 2019 Citizen of the Year Awards have been presented with the Northern Ruapehu Citizen Award going to Alan Turton of Taumarunui and the Waimarino-Waiouru Citizen Award going to Glenys Shepherd of Ohakune. Ruapehu’s Citizen Awards recognise ... More >>

TIF funding kick-starts Water Projects

Friday, 13 December 2019, 4:14 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Confirmation of funding from the latest Tourism Infrastructure Fund (TIF) round has enabled Council with ratepayer support to sign-off on the $5m budget for the Ohakune Water Treatment Plant upgrade project. Council is celebrating receiving $4.1m in ... More >>

Underlying confidence in Ruapehu tourism

Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 6:50 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Over 50 operators and other stakeholders involved in Ruapehu tourism attended the third annual Visit Ruapehu Industry Forum at the Chateau Tongariro on Wednesday (4 Dec 19). More >>

Ruapehu returns Mayor Cameron with strong mandate

Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 9:15 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu has voted to return Mayor Don Cameron to office with a strong mandate for his third three year term. Under the STV (Single Transferable Vote) system in place for this election Mayor Cameron won on the first iteration receiving 2847 votes well ... More >>

Councillor Cynthia Dowsett thanked for her long service

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 10:02 am | Ruapehu District Council

Councillor Cynthia Dowsett who is retiring at the end of the current term was thanked by Mayor Don Cameron and other elected members for her long service to Waimarino-Waiouru and the Ruapehu District. More >>

NZTA commits to reinstating SH4 asap

Monday, 7 October 2019, 6:53 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Mayor Don Cameron said that the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) who have responsibility for the State Highway network have confirmed that they are committed to fixing SH4 as soon as possible following a major slip that has destroyed a large section of ... More >>

Council welcomes Electricity Price Review findings

Monday, 7 October 2019, 1:50 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Mayor Cameron said that Council feels that the recommendations are realistic and workable given the current structure and complexity of the sector. More >>

Cooperative approach key to Visit Ruapehu tourism award

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 2:40 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Visit Ruapehu has won the Supreme Award at the Regional Tourism NZ Awards for their collaborative approach to tourism in the Manawatu-Whanganui Region. More >>

New mid-town community space a winner with whanau

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 2:01 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Taumarunui celebrated the official opening of its new mid-town community space and traveler rest area on Saturday with a free sausage sizzle and the local kids giving it a big ‘thumbs-up’. More >>



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