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Although all councillors voiced strong support for Visit Ruapehu there was extensive debate on their marketing budget and who should pay.
A new ultra-marathon around Mt Ruapehu in April 2018 called the 'Ruapehu Ring of Fire' could become a signature-sporting event for the district.
There is strong local support for utilising unused space in the Taumarunui Railway Station for a museum.
Council will be out and about at reserves and sports grounds reminding people of the rules designed to ensure they are fun, safe places for everybody.
National tourism experts have lent their experience and insights to the Ruapehu Regional Visitor Development Plan.
The PM officially opened RAL's Rangatira Chairlift & Snow Factory at Whakapapa on Saturday part of a $100m 10 year investment programme.
3 projects will share the remaining project money from the Makotuku River diesel contamination fines.
A public meeting has been organised to discuss proposals for leasing unused space in the Taumarunui Railway Station for use as a museum.
The new National Army Museum I-SITE supports Ruapehu tourism and Waiouru township development.
Ward Committee workshops version two of Taumarunui revitalisation plans
Taupo's use Ruapehu images to promote themselves is all part of regional tourism promotion and not something to worry about.
154 formal submissions were received on the Annual Plan in addition to feedback from the public meetings and other sources such as social media.
Council is urging people to 'Get Ready - Get Thru' with more bad weather forecast for Thursday and Friday this week (13-14 April)
A critical stage for the ‘Ruapehu Regional Visitor Development Plan’ starts this week with 3 visitor sector workshops.
Maintaining Ruapehu’s momentum is the goal of Council’s Annual Plan for the coming financial year (2017-18).
RDC feels a national solution is needed for funding for the damage that Heavy Commercial Vehicles (HCV) are causing to rural roads and bridges.
Increasing trucks numbers on Ruapehu’s road network is putting pressure on the District’s aging rural bridges and causing concerns for Council.
Township revitalisation discussions well supported at National Park Community Board meeting. Same hoped for Waiouru.
River Walkway and Cherry Grove users are asked to be mindful of safety while tree removal work takes place over next few weeks.
The Ward Committee will be considering the public feedback on the Taumarunui revitalisation concept plans at their meeting on 23 February.