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New Rating Valuations For Ruapehu District

Thursday, 1 October 2020, 10:08 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District property owners will soon receive a 2020 Notice of Rating Valuation in the post with an updated rating value for their property. The new rating valuations have been prepared for 9,854 properties on behalf of the Ruapehu District Council ... More >>

Waimarino-Waiouru Community Board By-election - STV (Single Transferable Voting) PROGRESS RESULT

Friday, 25 September 2020, 4:20 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The progress result for the Ruapehu District Council election that closed on Friday 25 September 2020 is: Waimarino-Waiouru Community Board (1 vacancy) · HINCH, Janelle Elected · NELIO, Jerry Excluded For this election, Janelle Hinch received 524 first ... More >>

Council Mourns Sudden Loss Of Popular Councillor

Thursday, 24 September 2020, 1:06 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council is mourning the loss of long serving councillor Ben Goddard QSM who died suddenly yesterday (23 Sept 20). Mayor Don Cameron said that the thoughts of Council and staff were with Ben's wife Trish, whanau and friends at this very ... More >>

Youth Council Has Their Say On Ruapehu’s Spatial Plan

Friday, 11 September 2020, 10:29 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu Youth Ambassadors have contributed to a draft Spatial Plan (a strategic plan and map for the future) currently under development for the district in a series of workshops this week. The two workshops in Taumarunui and Ohakune provided an opportunity ... More >>

OMR Cycle Trail – Te Ara Mangawhero Funding Application Still Alive

Tuesday, 25 August 2020, 11:41 am | Ruapehu District Council

Council has met with officials from MBIE’s Provincial Development Unit (PDU) to discuss progressing funding approval for the Ohakune Mountain Rd Cycle Trail – Te Ara Mangawhero between Turoa ski area and Ohakune and the link trail to Horopito. ... More >>

Council Celebrates Housing Funding

Thursday, 20 August 2020, 4:12 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Council is welcoming the announcement by Infrastructure Minister Shane Jones of $7.78m from the COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund toward the development of social and affordable housing in Ruapehu. Mayor Don Cameron said Council wanted to thank ... More >>

Ruapehu District Council Services At Alert Level 2

Wednesday, 12 August 2020, 3:16 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Ruapehu District Council services will continue as normal at Alert Level 2 with a focus on physical distancing, contact tracing and hygiene practices. Anyone visiting a council facility including offices, i-SITES or Transfer Stations need to use the ... More >>

Call On Community To Help Find Environmental Vandals

Monday, 10 August 2020, 5:26 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Council is committed to finding the people responsible for dumping rubbish in secluded scenic spots around the district and holding them to account for environmental damage and expense they cause. Compliance Team Leader Brenda Ralph said that her team was ... More >>

Council Celebrates Return Of Cherry Grove Swings

Monday, 10 August 2020, 3:47 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Council is celebrating the return of expensive playground swings stolen from Ngā Huinga Cherry Grove in Taumarunui earlier this year that were found as part of a larger Police operation on local organised crime. Property Team Leader Rebecca van ... More >>

Boy Racers Damage Reserve Areas

Thursday, 23 July 2020, 11:34 am | Ruapehu District Council

Local communities in Ohakune and Rangataua are being called upon to help stop vehicular vandalism of local reserve areas. Property Team Leader Rebecca van Orden said that road side reserves in Ohakune and Rangataua have sustained extensive damage in recent ... More >>

Plenty Of Opportunity For Community Input Into Future Of Ohakune Planning Process

Thursday, 9 July 2020, 11:52 am | Ruapehu District Council

People wanting to have input into the development of the Future of Ohakune plan are being encouraged to attend the Community Hui in the Ayr Street Council Chambers starting at 6pm on Wednesday 5 August. Mayor Don Cameron said that the first part ... More >>

Stakes Raised On Cherry Grove Swing Theft

Monday, 6 July 2020, 2:10 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Council is upping the stakes in its efforts to recover the swings stolen from Ngā Huinga Cherry Grove in Taumarunui earlier year this by offering a $500 reward for their return and the charging of those responsible. Property Team Leader Rebecca ... More >>

3 Waters Has Major Impact On Avg. 3.5% Rate Increase

Monday, 29 June 2020, 12:46 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Council has adopted an average 3.5% rate increase as proposed for the 2020/2021 financial year. The average increase is below the 4.03% forecast in the current 2018/2028 Long Term Plan (LTP) but on target with Council’s commitment to manage the rate ... More >>

Expressions Of Interest Sought For Immediate Worker Redeployment Contracts

Thursday, 25 June 2020, 3:35 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Council is seeking Expressions of Interest for contract work on various sections of the Mountain to Sea Cycle trail, maintenance of exotic trees on road margins, and the processing of firewood as part of their COVID-19 recovery response. Funded ... More >>

Rate Rebate Applications Wanted Before 30 June Deadline

Monday, 15 June 2020, 11:51 am | Ruapehu District Council

Ratepayers are being urged to check their eligibility for receiving a rate rebate for the current 2019/2020 rating year before the end of June deadline if they haven’t done so. Mayor Don Cameron said that Council wants to ensure that anyone who qualifies ... More >>

Clive Manley Appointed For Another Five Year Term

Wednesday, 10 June 2020, 9:45 am | Ruapehu District Council

Following an open market recruitment process led by LGNZ Equip Clive Manley has been reappointed to the position of Chief Executive of Ruapehu District Council for a further five years. Ruapehu Mayor Don Cameron said under the Local Government Act ... More >>

Retail Queens Recognise Lockdown Heroes

Tuesday, 9 June 2020, 9:18 am | Ruapehu District Council

Taumarunui's 'Retail Queens' has awarded gift packs from local businesses to six special people for their support of the community over the COVID-19 lockdown period. The Retail Queens was formed by Deputy Mayor Karen Ngatai with Councillors and local ... More >>

Ruapehu Business Council COVID-19 Recovery Forum

Friday, 22 May 2020, 2:49 pm | Ruapehu District Council

The Ruapehu Business Council is holding a special Zoom Forum starting at 2.00pm next Thursday (28 May) focused on supporting the post COVID-19 lockdown recovery. Chairperson Andrea Messenger said that COVID-19 has seen businesses ‘bombarded’ ... More >>

No Questions Asked Amnesty For Nga Huinga Cherry Grove Swing Return

Monday, 18 May 2020, 3:30 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Council is offering a 'no questions asked' amnesty for the return of the swings stolen from Nga Huinga Cherry Grove in two different thefts in March and April. Property Team Leader Rebecca van Orden said that in March thieves stole two seat swings and ... More >>

Ruapehu Civil Defence Transition From Welfare Response To Social Recovery Underway

Friday, 15 May 2020, 5:27 pm | Ruapehu District Council

Council is working with the Ministry of Social Development to help non-government organisations that have been providing welfare services during the COVID-19 to transition to recovery. Civil Defence Controller Clive Manley said that non-government organisations ... More >>