Council meetings and workshops

All Council meetings and workshops including any Community Board, Ward Committee or Maori Council meetings are generally open to the public, unless there is a reason for public to be excluded.

Council meetings

Two Council meetings are held each month, as follows:

  • A meeting to consider Finance and Policy matters is held in the Council Chamber, Taumarunui, on the second Wednesday commencing at 10.00am.
  • A meeting to consider other Council business is held on the last Wednesday, commencing at 10.00am in the Ohakune Council Chamber.

Community Board/Ward Committee meetings

Community Board and Taumarunui/Ohura Ward Committee meetings are usually held as follows:

  • - six weekly on a Tuesday (excluding January) in either Owhango, National Park or Taumarunui  at 4.30pm.
  • - first Thursday of the month (excluding January) in the Council Chamber, Ayr Street, Ohakune or Council Chamber, Seddon Street, Raetihi at 6.00pm.
  • - last Thursday of every second month  in the Council Chamber, Huia Street, Taumarunui at 10.00am.


​September 2017Location​Date and start time​
​Waimarinio-Waiouru Community Board​Council Chamber, Ayr Street, Ohakune​​Thursday 7 September, 6.00pm
​National Park Community BoardVisitor Centre Theatre, Whakapapa Village​​Tuesday 12 September, 5.00pm
Ruapehu District Council​Council Chamber, Huia St, Taumarunui​Wednesday 13 September, 10.00am
​Ruapehu District Council​Council Chamber, Ayr St, Ohakune​Wednesday 27 September, 10.00am
​August 2017​Location​Date and start time
​Ruapehu District Council​Council Chamber, Ayr Street, Ohakune​Wednesday 30 August, 10.00am
​Taumarunui-Ohura Ward CommitteeCouncil Chamber, Huia Street, Taumarunui​Thursday 31 August, 10.00am
​​Meeting contacts
​​Waimarino-Waiouru Community Board​John Hotter, Chairperson​06 385 8193
​​National Park Community Board​Jenni Pendleton, Chairperson​07 892 2774
​​Taumarunui/Ohura Ward Committee​Karen Ngatai, Chairperson​07 896 6658
​Ruapehu District Maori Council​Edwin Ashford, Chairperson​07 895 8905
​Audit and Risk CommitteePhilip Jones, Chairperson​​07 552 5564


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