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Ruapehu business leaders have committed to forming a Ruapehu District Business Council to help inspire and support local business success.
The NZ Transport Agency has confirmed that Ruapehu’s road works Funding Assistance Rate (FAR) subsidy will increase from 67% to 72% from 1 July 2018.
Meetings between Council and its consultants with community stakeholder groups are advancing the Hakiaha St and Railway Museum projects.
Council is hoping that a wide cross-section of Ruapehu communities will have their say on the draft Waste Management and Minimisation Plan.
Social and economic issues confronting Ruapehu youth was the focus of a Mayors Taskforce for Jobs hui held in Taumarunui on Tue 17 April.
Consultation on the Combined Financial Policies has been extended by an extra week until next Thursday 26 April.
A special $10k fund set up to help Taumarunui community groups look after walking tracks in local reserves is now helping local schools get involved.
Ruapehu Mayor Don Cameron is working with other councils and Wellington to retain a regional helicopter rescue service based in Taupo.
Council is asking for photos of people buried in their cemeteries as part of a project that will integrate 3D mapping with online cemetery records.
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.