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, Committee and Community Board meetings are run in accordance with Standing Orders as adopted at the beginning of the triennium.

Council Standing Orders - 2019.pdf

Community Board Standing Orders 2016.pdf

Council meeting schedule

In October 2019 Council adopted a three weekly meeting schedule.

Meetings are held in Council Chambers and alternate between Ohakune and Taumarunui 

Community Board/Ward Committee meeting schedule

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 5.00pm.
  • - 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.

Other meetings

Council often holds other meetings as part of consultation on specific issues or community engagement. Details of any up-coming consultation/engagement meetings​ can be found by following this link. 

 Agendas and Minutes

 This link will take you to the Agendas and Minutes ​for all meetings.

February 2020Location​Date and start time​

National Park Community Board​

Owhango Fire Station

Tuesday 4 February, 5.30pm

​  Ruapehu District Council

​Council Chambers, Huia Street, TaumarunuiWednesday 5 February, 10.00am

​Waimarino/Waiouru   Community  Board

​Council Chambers, Ayr Street, Ohakune​Thursday 13 February, 6.00pm

​Audit & Risk Committee

​Council Chambers, Huia Street, Taumarunui​Monday 24 February, 11.00am

​Ruapehu District Council

​Council Chambers, Ayr Street, Ohakune​Wednesday 26 February, 10.00am

​Taumarunui/Ohura Ward Committee

​Council Chambers, Huia Street, Taurmarunui

​Thursday 27 February, 10.00am
Meeting contacts
​​Waimarino-Waiouru Community Board​John Hotter, Chairperson​06 385 8193
​​National Park Community BoardPeter Zimmer, Chairperson​027 479 1926
​​Taumarunui/Ohura Ward Committee​Karen Ngatai, Chairperson​07 896 6658
​Ruapehu District Maori Council​Jo Tocker, Senior Iwi Development Advisor​07 895 8188
​Audit and Risk CommitteePhilip Jones, Chairperson​​07 552 5564
​Ruapehu District Council​Don Cameron, Mayor​07 895 8188


Page reviewed: 10 Jan 2020 11:39am