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Council is putting on a series of free Social Media for Business Workshops as part of Loadiing Ruapehu Week over 1 - 5 August.
The new Civil Defence public education programme focuses more on the impact of a natural disaster rather than the hazard itself.
Ruapehu has been selected as one of the 21 Foundation Councils to take part in the Local Government NZ Excellence Programme.
Council's pre-election workshops for potential candidates in the October elections for Council or Community Boards have been well supported.
Ruapehu Youth Council has been awarded a $5,000 Ministry grant and is also looking for four more Youth Ambassadors for Waimarino-Waiouru.
Ruapehu’s i-SITE network and DoC are trialing a NZ first by putting an official i-SITE into the DoC Centre in Whakapapa Village at Mt Ruapehu.
Council has sorted through the contents of over 100 Taumarunui kerb rubbish bags to gain a better insight into what people are sending to landfill.
The community agreed hours of 5.00am to 10.30pm for free WIFI to be provided by the Raetihi library starts Wednesday 1 June.
Households wanting to be considered for free or subsidised home insulation need to get their application in to Council before Friday 10th June.
Raetihi residents, Council, WWCB, the Police and Raethi Promotions have agreed a way forward for township WIFI and security cameras.
Ratepayers who may be eligible for a rate rebate and who haven't yet applied are urged to contact Council before the 30 June deadline.
Water restrictions for Raetihi which have been in place since 29 December 2015 can finally be lifted with the arrival of more seasonal rainfall.
Council is seeking Expressions of Interest from coffee cart operators to set-up by the popular reserve area and public toilet in Waiouru on SH1.
A community meeting is being held in the Raetihi Primary school hall on Tue 24 May at 5.30pm to discuss WIFI and security cameras - ALL WELCOME.
Ruapehu is supporting the LGNZ Vote2016 campaign aimed at increasing voter participation and encouraging more people to stand for election.
Pre-election workshops are aimed at ensuring candidates go into the election with their 'eyes open' for what being an elected member involves.
Council has congratulated local tourism leader Kathy Guy for her NZOM award and thanked her for her services to the Ruapehu visitor industry.
Council is seeking concept plans for developing the old library site through to the railway clock along Hakiaha St and the top end of Manuaute St.
Plans to return free 24/7 WIFI to the Raetihi library and Council's response to community issues were discussed at the WWCB meeting.
The popular train themed clock on Taumarunui’s main street is getting an upgrade including a clean and new internal workings.