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Ruapehu Civil Defence and Emergency Management is holding a multi-agency training exercise on Wednesday 15 May based on a major eruption.
The Domain playground is about to get a major upgrade with new junior and senior multi-play equipment including a double flying fox.
Council's tender for the downstairs area of the Taumarunui Cosmopolitan Club for use as a community space has been successful.
Council with partner stakeholders are undertaking a 3 year pilot to improve public transport within the Tongariro National Park.
Ruapehu’s 2019 Youth Council Ambassadors have been sworn-in in front of whanau and friends at a special ceremony in Taumarunui.
Council is planning a nighttime water outage in Ohakune over the 26, 27 and 28 March to help locate leakage sources on the water supply network.
Ruapehu’s 2019 Youth Council Ambassadors for Taumarunui-Ohura and Waimarino-Waiouru will have their first joint hui this Monday (18 March).
Council has sold the derelict Huia St flats in Taumarunui to the Kokiri Trust who will use the site for a community housing project.
Merino off-cuts from Opus Fresh will be turned into baby hats at the next waste minimisation workshop at Ruapehu College on Mon 25 Mar.
Ruapehu Emergency Management Officer (EMO) Nick Watson has returned from two weeks helping out with the Nelson rural fire response.
The Park and Ride facility in N.Park will provide secure parking, transport connections and motor home and visitor services.
Council is encouraging people to start thinking about the elections in Oct and ensure they are enrolled to vote or if they want to stand for election.
A halt on all roadside mowing will stay in place until the fire risk drops which isn’t expected for another two to four weeks.
Council is hoping for a good turnout at a meeting on whether they should tender for the Cossie Club as an alternative to the Memorial Hall.
Ruapehu ratepayers can expect an average 3.52% rate increase for the coming 2019/20 financial year - below the 3.86% LTP forecast.
Leaders in the farming sector have met with Council to share ideas and responses to collective issues and challenges.
Free, fun Waste Free Parenting workshops in Taumarunui (REAP 10am-12.30pm) and Ohakune (Te Pae Tata 6pm-8.30pm) on Thu 28 Feb.
Ruapehu’s local resealing programme will see almost 23km of roads being resealed at 22 different sites over the summer road works season.
Council's focus for 2019 is on maintaining and building on the current momentum while working to mitigate up-coming challenges.
Help make reusable shopping bags from recycled material. Free, fun workshop St Paul's Hall, 8 Marae St, Tmn, Sat 16 Feb from 10.30am