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The inaugural Ruapehu Ring of Fire Ultra-Marathon and Relay is bringing 628 athletes from 7 countries to Ruapehu this weekend.
Ruapehu is part of a $900k Tourism NZ digital campaign promoting NZ as a winter holiday destination built around a skiing experience.
Council is concerned people who could qualify for a rates rebate are missing out and are urging ratepayers to check their eligibility.
The 2018-28 Long Term Plan (LTP) will set Ruapehu's development agenda for a generation. Get informed and have your say.
Ruapehu is now in recovery mode following the storm event last week (8 Mar) that caused significant damage to western areas of the district.
Civil Defence is preparing to use helicopters to fly out around 100 stranded guests from the Blue Duck Lodge.
Ruapehu’s 2018 Youth Ambassadors for Taumarunui-Ohura and Waimarino-Waiouru who were sworn-in this week have a big work programme ahead of them.
Travellers affected by the Desert Rd closure on Wed (7 Mar) are being encouraged to enjoy some of the sites and activities on the alternate route.
The positive response to the Taumarunui Railway Station concept plans will see them combined with the central Hakiaha St plans for public feedback.
Council is hoping for a good turn out to discuss the concept plans for the Taumarunui Railway Stn. REAP office 115 Hakiaha St, Tue 27 Feb, 6.00pm.
The Australian ski marketing campaigns supported by Council has significantly raised the profile of Ruapehu as a winter holiday destination.
Property owners seem happy with their new rating revaluations with only 1% objecting. Traditionally it is double this at around 2%.
The Taumarunui Pool is scheduled to open on Mon 15 Jan. Will be open 7 days from 12 noon to 6.00 pm.
Council is looking forward to another big, exciting year ahead for Ruapehu as it looks to build on the momentum built up over the last few years.
The completion of the accessible river pathway along the Ongarue and Whanganui Rivers is an early Christmas present for Taumarunui.
The latest repair efforts to stop water loss from the Taumarunui Pool have had some effect but not enough to allow it to open.
Council is asking motorists to drive to the conditions and have patience with any unexpected holdups on Ruapehu roads this summer.
National Park Village was a big winner from the latest Tourism Infrastructure Fund (TIF) funding round getting $748,500 to help with tourism growth.
Council is assuring people that despite any taste or odour issues all Council supplied tap water is 100% safe and will not cause people to be ill.
Drivers parking over the grass and new footpath at the start of the River Walkway in Taumarunui are being warned that they could be ticketed.