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Council is asking the community to help identify items of rubbish illegally dumped in a bush area in Taumarunui.
Council services will continue as normal at Alert Level 2 with a focus on physical distancing, contact tracing & hygiene practices.
Council is calling on the community to help identify the people responsible for polluting secluded scenic areas and waterways.
Council is celebrating the return of expensive play ground swings stolen from Cherry Grove earlier this year.
A $129k grant from the Tourism Infrastructure Fund has enabled Council to install solar powered compacting rubbish bins at high traffic sites.
Local communities are being asked to report any suspicious activity to Police following vehicular vandalism of road reserve areas.
People wanting insight and input into the Future of Ohakune plan are urged to attend a hui at Council on Wed 5 Aug at 6 pm.
A $500 cash reward is being offered for the return of the swings stolen from Cherry Grove & the identification of those responsible.
Over half of the 3.5% rate rise is for water projects with the remainder going toward maintaining services and inflation adjustments.
Council is seeking EOI for work on cycle trails, exotic tree maintenance and firewood processing as part of their COVID recovery response.
Ratepayers are being urged to check if they qualify for a Rates Rebate for the current 2019/20 rating year before the 30 June deadline.
Following an open market recruitment process Clive Manley has been reappointed as Chief Executive of Ruapehu District Council.
Taumarunui's 'Retail Queens' has recognised six special people for their support of the community over the COVID-19 lockdown period.
Council is offering a 'no questions asked' amnesty for the return of the swings stolen from Nga Huinga Cherry Grove.
Ruapehu Civil Defence has started the transition from welfare response to social recovery.
Mayor Cameron has thanked NZTA for their approach to solving the issues created by the Te Oreore slip on SH4
Councillors Karen Ngatai, Robyn Gram and Lyn Neeson have formed the 'Retail Queens' to support Taumarunui's economic recovery.
Civil Defence welfare officers supported by community volunteers and Maori Wardens are playing a key role in keeping the district functioning.
Please use the All of Government Unite Against Covid-19 website www.covid19.govt.nz as your primary source for updates, info & advice
Ruapehu Civil Defence has activated EOCs in Taumarunui & Ohakune to support the health led COVID-19 response and minimise travel.