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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.
Ohura township was the starting point for one of the Targa Rally's 35 special closed stages.
The Local Government Commission has requested that the ‘plus or minus ten percent rule’ is applied to the proposed Community Board subdivisions.
Council has resolved to retain both its Community Boards but with changes designed to provide better representation for communities of interest.
If you are involved with any activity or project that increases participation in the arts or culture you may be eligible for a Creative NZ grant.
Building the growth and success of cycle tourism is the focus of a special Cycle Tourism Summit being held at the Chateau on Friday 23 October.
Rural communities stand to gain benefits if Council's bid for Ruapehu to be part of the next broadband and mobile investment round succeeds.
Council is seeking to establish relationships with Chinese investors and promote Ruapehu investment opportunities with a focus on tourism.
Council is taking a harder line against dog owners who do not comply with the requirements of menacing or dangerous dog classifications
An analysis of the i-SITE network shows that it is making a positive economic contribution to the Ruapehu economy and justifies Council's investment
Bar and clubs wanting to take advantage of the extended opening hours for the Rugby World Cup need to adhere to special rules and conditions.