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Council and TLC have been working together to ensure that Ohakune residents affected by a power outage have drinking water.
Kids taking part in the zero waste, healthy food cooking class are making nutritious meals from seasonal ingredients and reducing food waste.
A mobile library service to Owhango and National Park Schools is proving popular and helping to boost the borrowing of children's books by 50%
Ruapehu Waste Minimisation Educator Emily Jasmine is encouraging people to join the Plastic Free July challenge and help reduce plastic pollution.
The Ohakune carrot car has benefited from Pride of Place funding. Applications for the final funding round for 2018/19 are needed before Fri 21 June.
The deadline for 2018-19 rate rebate applications is 30 June. Contact Council to check whether you qualify. Don't miss out!
Tourism operators attending the Visit Ruapehu forum were positive on the current state of the sector and the future.
Council would like to provide further work to the Taumarunui High School Trades Academy following the success of the Kakahi playground project.
Waimarino-Waiouru Youth Ambassadors have held a working bee at the Raetihi Community Gardens as part of NZ Youth Week.
The model railway on the 2nd floor of the Railway Station Bldg is being moved to allow the museum collections to be housed together.
Exercise Ruapehu provided a good test of the people and systems that will be responding to live volcanic emergency event.
Council has hired the Taumarunui High School Trades Academy for a real-life construction job providing students invaluable work experience.
The leadership of the community has been recognised in the Ohakune Carrot Adventure Park winning a Recreation Aotearoa NZ Parks Award.
Ruapehu Civil Defence and Emergency Management is holding a multi-agency training exercise on Wednesday 15 May based on a major eruption.
The Domain playground is about to get a major upgrade with new junior and senior multi-play equipment including a double flying fox.
Council's tender for the downstairs area of the Taumarunui Cosmopolitan Club for use as a community space has been successful.
Council with partner stakeholders are undertaking a 3 year pilot to improve public transport within the Tongariro National Park.
Ruapehu’s 2019 Youth Council Ambassadors have been sworn-in in front of whanau and friends at a special ceremony in Taumarunui.
Council is planning a nighttime water outage in Ohakune over the 26, 27 and 28 March to help locate leakage sources on the water supply network.
Ruapehu’s 2019 Youth Council Ambassadors for Taumarunui-Ohura and Waimarino-Waiouru will have their first joint hui this Monday (18 March).