Christmas and New Year Hours and Services 2017-2018

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Ruapehu District Council office and library hours

All offices and libraries - Taumarunui, Ohakune and Raetihi: will close at 12.00 noon on Friday 22 December 2017 and will reopen at 8.00 am ​on Wednesday 3 January 2018.

i-SITES

The i-SITE’s will be open everyday except Christmas Day. Taumarunui and Ohakune 8.30am to 5.30pm, Whakapapa 8am to 5pm and Waiouru 9am to 4:30pm.

Application deadline changes

Alcohol licencing
A nationwide statutory shut down period for alcohol licencing runs from 20 December 2017 to 15 January 2018. These days will not be counted as ‘working days’ for receiving applications.

Special Licence applications
Events planned up to the end of February 2017 should already have been lodged (letters sent to all Licencees in early October). Any late applications submitted for this period may not be accepted. note: Special Licence applications for unforeseen events e.g. funerals will be accepted on a case by case basis. Please contact the Alcohol Licencing team at Council if you have any queries.

LIM Reports

Government legislation states that the days between 25 December and 15 January are not counted as working days. Late LIM applications can still be processed prior to Christmas if received before 8 December.

Resource Consent requests

Government legislation requires that consent applications are processed within 20 working days of receipt. The days from Wednesday 20 December 2017 to Wednesday 10 January 2018 will not be counted as working days.

Building Department Requests

Government legislation requires that consent applications are processed within 20 working days of receipt. The days from Wednesday 20 December 2017 to Wednesday 10 January 2018 will not be counted as working days.

Environmental Health

Members of the public are requested to notify Council Environmental Health Officer, on 07 895 8188 (7 days/24 hours) relating to any environmental health matters including food safety, recreational waters or other public health concerns.

Transfer Stations and District Landfill

All Ruapehu Transfer Stations and the District Landfill are closed on Christmas and New Year’s day. They are otherwise open as per normal operating hours.  For individual Station hours please see the front of the local Central Plateau directory or: http://www.ruapehudc.govt.nz/our-services/rubbish-and-recycling/Pages/default.aspx

Kerbside rubbish and recycling collection

Ohakune, Rangataua and Raetihi
Collection will be on Tuesday 26 December 2017 and Tuesday 2 January 2018.

Taumarunui, Piriaka, Mahoe and Kakahi
Collection will be on Friday 29 December 2017 and Friday 5 January 2018.

Direct Debit changes

No changes to direct debit arrangements are possible from Friday 15 December 2017 until Monday 8 January 2018.

Council Swimming Pools

Council pools will be closed on the 25 December and 1 January.

 

Page reviewed: 15 Dec 2017 10:13am