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6 year old Eva-Sophia collected a bag of litter from the Taumarunui Domain area & an eco-reusable cup from Council for her efforts.
Demand for residential housing has been buoyant across all Ruapehu townships with 50-60% price increases overall.
Local Ohakune business owner Janelle Hinch has been elected on to the Waimarino-Waiouru Community Board.
Council is mourning the sudden loss of councillor Ben Goddard QSM.
Youth Ambassadors have taken part in a workshop on Ruapehu's draft Spatial Plan that will be consulted on in next year's LTP.
$1.33m in Govt funding for redeploying people displaced by COVID-19 has enabled Council to put 25 people into local roading related work.
MBIE is working to have Ministers approve OMR Mangawhero Cycle Trail funding before Govt is dissolved for the election.
Council is celebrating the announcement of $7.78m in grant funding from Govt. for social and affordable housing construction in Ruapehu.
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.