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Building the confidence in the next generation of young farmers is the focus of a series of new farm discussion groups in the Ruapehu District.
It is with great sadness and loss that we acknowledge the sudden passing of Deputy Mayor and Ohura Ward Councillor Marion Gillard.
The Raetihi community spent Sunday celebrating one of New Zealand’s newest, most sophisticated rural drinking water treatment plants.
Waste reduction workshops hit Ruapehu.
Council wants people to join the Plastic Free July challenge and refuse all single use plastics for the month of July.
The latest version of the revitalisation plans for the Taumarunui town centre have received an overwhelmingly positive response.
High costs to earthquake strengthen the Ohakune Railway Station may see Council consider transferring ownership to a Trust structure.
Central & local govt, Iwi and private enterprise are collaborating on a gondola project at Whakapapa that will add $50m per annum to the economy.
An underslip on Hospital Hill (SH43) in Taumarunui has required that the roadway is reduced to 30kph and one lane controlled by traffic lights.
The Ruapehu i-SITEs and DOC have held a workshop on how they can improve the visitor experience at their joint venture visitor centres.
Submissions on the Ohakune pool cover and heating are examples of community initiated submissions that have influenced Council.
MBIE has announced that the Mountains to Sea Cycle Trail will receive up to $75,000 to repair storm damage.
The Taumarunui i-SITE has joined Ohakune in being awarded a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor based on their consistently great reviews.
Elected members united on work Council is doing to support the development of safe, prosperous rural communities.
Piriaka children no longer need to walk across the main trunk line and SH4 to catch the school bus.
The CD debrief on the recent cyclone and tornado to hit Ruapehu have highlighted the growing impact of climate change on weather events.
Besides district wide water rating there was broad agreement among councillors on the other issues at Council's LTP deliberation meeting.
Ruapehu is taking part in a DIA review looking at infrastructure costs, population, environmental and economic challenges facing councils.
The newest and most popular member of Council’s animal services team is a two year Labrador Border Collie cross called Max.
Code of Conduct matters are not going to hinder Council working together to deliver against its development objectives for Ruapehu and its people.