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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 >>

Local council election voting papers only a week away

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 4:07 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Voting papers for the 2019 Ruapehu District Council, Horizons Regional Council and Whanganui District Health Board elections will be mailed to registered voters from Friday 20 September with all papers expected to be delivered by Wednesday 25 September. ... More >>

Bruce Rollinson gives last debrief to Council

Tuesday, 3 September 2019, 9:47 am | Ruapehu District Council

After two terms as a councillor representing Ruapehu on Horizons Regional Council Ohakune farmer and market gardener Bruce Rollinson has decided against standing for re-election this year. More >>

Hospital Hill residents urged to ‘Get ready-Get thru’

Tuesday, 3 September 2019, 9:45 am | Ruapehu District Council

With the recent cracks and slumping of Hospital Hill SH43 Ruapehu Civil Defence is urging residents to consider what they would need to do in the event there was a major slip that took out the water and sewerage lines that run under the road for ... More >>

Ohakune Carrot Park nominated for 2nd major Award in a year

Friday, 16 August 2019, 6:46 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The Ohakune Carrot Adventure Park has been named a finalist in the 2019 Kiwi Choice Award in the Beautiful Award - Kiwi Choice category. More >>

Canine Parvovirus warning to dog owners

Monday, 5 August 2019, 5:10 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Council is urging owners to ensure that their dogs are vaccinated against the highly infectious parvovirus after two dogs that were found roaming tested positive for the disease. Compliance Team Leader Brenda Ralph said that the canine parvovirus ... More >>

Boil water noticed lifted tomorrow

Wednesday, 24 July 2019, 9:03 am | Ruapehu District Council

Council is planning to lift the boil water notice in Ohakune tomorrow (Thursday 25 July 2019). The turbidity levels are now under what they need to be to meet drinking water standards however Health officials require three consecutive days of negative ... More >>

Weather significant factor in lifting boil water notice

Friday, 19 July 2019, 3:05 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The forecast of more bad weather is likely to be the biggest impediment to Council being able to quickly lift the precautionary boil water notice in Ohakune. Environment Manager Anne-Marie Westcott said that daily tests are showing that turbidity levels ... More >>

Council and TLC ensure access to drinking water

Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 3:01 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Council and The Lines Company (TLC) have been working together to ensure that anyone in Ohakune affected by both the TLC planned three day rolling power outage and Council’s precautionary water safety notice are not without clean drinking water. Council Chief ... More >>

Heavy rain leads to precautionary water safety notice

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 5:40 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Localised heavy rainfall over the last three days and resulting high raw water turbidity in Ohakune's water source has led to Council needing to issue a precautionary water safety notice which is advising people to either use bottled water or to boil water ... More >>



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