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Ruapehu Emergency Management Officer (EMO) Nick Watson has returned from two weeks helping out with the Nelson rural fire response.
The Park and Ride facility in N.Park will provide secure parking, transport connections and motor home and visitor services.
Council is encouraging people to start thinking about the elections in Oct and ensure they are enrolled to vote or if they want to stand for election.
A halt on all roadside mowing will stay in place until the fire risk drops which isn’t expected for another two to four weeks.
Council is hoping for a good turnout at a meeting on whether they should tender for the Cossie Club as an alternative to the Memorial Hall.
Ruapehu ratepayers can expect an average 3.52% rate increase for the coming 2019/20 financial year - below the 3.86% LTP forecast.
Leaders in the farming sector have met with Council to share ideas and responses to collective issues and challenges.
Free, fun Waste Free Parenting workshops in Taumarunui (REAP 10am-12.30pm) and Ohakune (Te Pae Tata 6pm-8.30pm) on Thu 28 Feb.
Ruapehu’s local resealing programme will see almost 23km of roads being resealed at 22 different sites over the summer road works season.
Council's focus for 2019 is on maintaining and building on the current momentum while working to mitigate up-coming challenges.
Help make reusable shopping bags from recycled material. Free, fun workshop St Paul's Hall, 8 Marae St, Tmn, Sat 16 Feb from 10.30am
The landscaping phase of the Hakiaha St revitalisation starting in Feb 19 will see major visual and amenity improvements to the CBD area.
Janet Hedges of Ohura and Geoff Anderson of Raetihi are the recipients of this year's Ruapehu Citizen of the Year Awards.
Council is asking property owners to ensure their footpath boundaries are free from any overgrown vegetation that can cause hazard issues.
Council has adopted its new Waste Management & Minimisation Plan that will see major changes to solid waste management in Ruapehu.
Following on from the hugely popular beeswax wrap workshops Council is running a series on practical zero waste actions for the home.
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.