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The Ohakune Carrot Adventure Park has been named a finalist in the Kiwi Choice Awards that celebrate NZ's favourite public places.
A surge in nominations for Council and Community Boards is hoped for before nominations close at midday next Friday 16 August.
Council is urging owners to ensure their dogs are fully vaccinated following 2 cases of the highly infectious canine parvovirus at the pound.
Subject to a clear test for protozoa the precautionary boil water notice in Ohakune will be lifted tomorrow (Thu 25 July).
Replacement of Taumarunui's breakage prone water main requires good design and coordination with other major Hakiaha St projects.
Bad weather is likely to be the biggest impediment to Council being able to quickly lift the precautionary boil water notice in Ohakune.
If your dog is still unregistered please do so before this coming Wednesday 31 July to avoid potential enforcement actions.
Council and TLC have been working together to ensure that Ohakune residents affected by a power outage have drinking water.
Kids taking part in the zero waste, healthy food cooking class are making nutritious meals from seasonal ingredients and reducing food waste.
A mobile library service to Owhango and National Park Schools is proving popular and helping to boost the borrowing of children's books by 50%
Ruapehu Waste Minimisation Educator Emily Jasmine is encouraging people to join the Plastic Free July challenge and help reduce plastic pollution.
The Ohakune carrot car has benefited from Pride of Place funding. Applications for the final funding round for 2018/19 are needed before Fri 21 June.
The deadline for 2018-19 rate rebate applications is 30 June. Contact Council to check whether you qualify. Don't miss out!
Tourism operators attending the Visit Ruapehu forum were positive on the current state of the sector and the future.
Council would like to provide further work to the Taumarunui High School Trades Academy following the success of the Kakahi playground project.
Waimarino-Waiouru Youth Ambassadors have held a working bee at the Raetihi Community Gardens as part of NZ Youth Week.
The model railway on the 2nd floor of the Railway Station Bldg is being moved to allow the museum collections to be housed together.
Exercise Ruapehu provided a good test of the people and systems that will be responding to live volcanic emergency event.
Council has hired the Taumarunui High School Trades Academy for a real-life construction job providing students invaluable work experience.
The leadership of the community has been recognised in the Ohakune Carrot Adventure Park winning a Recreation Aotearoa NZ Parks Award.