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The new Food Act 2014 is expected to affect a large number of Ruapehu businesses due to our big hospitality and producer sectors
More heavy rain is forecast for the Taumarunui, Tongariro National Park areas from this evening (Monday) until late morning Tuesday
Taumarunui locals stressed the importance of government doing more for rural communities at a provincial priorities meeting this morning
A severe weather watch is in place for central NZ. Please drive to conditions, watch for flooding in usual places, report any road issues to Council
Raetihi voters have had their say on how the $100,000 of fines resulting from the diesel spill on Mount Ruapehu should best be spent.
Council’s seasonal road resealing programme is in full swing with 37 separate sites planned for resealing over the summer months
Ruapehu libraries have loaned out 600-700 more children’s books over this summer than in any summer period for the last five years.
Restoration work on Colonial House in Pipiriki has uncoved a time capsule of old newspaper stories dating back to the 1920's.
Visit Ruapehu, the District’s regional tourism organisation (RTO) has appointed five new Trustees.
Grant applications for the Creative Communities Scheme and the Youth Sport Team Rural Travel Fund are now open.
Council is concerned that the relocation of the Northern Explorer out of Britomart could adversely affect regional tourism development.
While tourism is one of Ruapehu's key growth opportunities the sector's long-term success will require a broad regional vision.
If you are working with fire over summer please take care. Please consider using Council's free on-site, preburn safety inspections and advice.
The Taumarunui Ohura Ward Committee is wanting feedback on what people think about planned projects for beautifying and revitalising Taumarunui.
The latest commercial activity report shows that bars/cafes/restaurants had a 5.6% increase in transaction activity compared to this time last year.
Taking court prosecutions in-house is allowing council to step up its no tolerance approach toward the owners of dangerous and menacing dogs.
Unseasonal low flows on the Makotuku River and warm weather is prompting algae blooms causing taste and odour issues in Raetihi's tap water.
Bridge work has commenced on the culvert washout that has closed the Whanganui River Rd to through traffic between Pipiriki and Jerusalem
Roading contractors are due to recommence the improvement work programme on the Ohakune Mountain Road (OMR) that was started last summer.
Due to the removal of fill vehicles will no longer be able to access the closed section of the Whanganui River Road until the new bridge is completed.