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The Waimarino-Waiouru Community Board has expressed their disappointment at the recent graffiti vandalism of the Ohakune skate bowl.
People attending the Visit Ruapehu Forum heard about the current strength of the visitor sector and the importance of working together.
Riders on the Mountains to Sea Cycle Trail this summer are being asked to take part in a survey to help improve the overall Trail experience.
A strong turnout is hoped for in the Ohura by-election. Voters who haven't received their voting papers by Fri 16 Nov should contact Council.
A special Forum as part of the Visit Ruapehu AGM on Mon 19 Nov will look at the performance of the visitor sector over the past year.
The Sport NZ Rural Travel Fund provides grant funding to youth sport teams to attend regular local sport competitions.
Families who had grave headstones vandalised at Raetihi Cemetery recently are asked to contact Council about their reinstatement.
Community groups in need of financial support to help with smaller scale township enhancement projects should apply for Pride of Place Funding.
Road works contractors having completed installation of the temporary bus bay and shelters outside the Taumarunui Railway Station.
Councillors and Community Board members have workshopped the draft Waste Management and Minimisation Plan scheduled for adoption in Nov.
Adverse weather, logging activity and skill shortages made maintaining levels of service on rural roads challenging this past winter.
Enter the draw to win one of 50 packets of bee friendly wildflower seeds.
The first Grade Certificates for food premises have been issued. Council is planning to have all qualifying businesses assessed by November.
Kaimanawa Heritage Horses are seeking public support for a bronze horse statue in Waiouru at the Thu 4 Oct WWCB meeting.
Council is hoping for constructive feedback from a wide cross-section of Ruapehu communities to its latest Level of Service Survey.
Taumarunui’s very own Student Volunteer Army the ‘Blazing Helpers’ from Room 8 at Taumarunui Primary are helping keep Cherry Grove beautiful.
The Waimarino-Waiouru Community Board is seeking ideas for how amenity lighting could be used in Raetihi and Ohakune.
Consecutive winter marketing campaigns have delivered strong growth in both domestic and Australian visitor spending.
Contingency plans underway while NZTA works as quickly as possible to have the bypass from Hekeawai Drive to SH4 upgrade completed.
Applications for art project funding under the Creative Community Grants scheme are now open until Friday 12 October.