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Council officers are concerned over the rising number of hunted and home kill meat that is being offered for sale over local social media sites.
The CE's of the Akld and Manawatu Chambers of Commerce took part in discussions around the potential for setting-up a Ruapehu chapter.
New Zealand welcomed six new citizens at a ceremony in Council Chambers today.
Tourism operators are being asked to encourage riders on the Mountains to Sea Cycle Way to do an online survey to help improve the experience.
Due to demand Council is running workshops on the new Food Act in Ohakune on Tue 5 Dec and Taumarunui on Tue 12 Dec. Both in Council Chambers 2-4 pm.
Ruapehu shops will be able to decide for themselves whether to open on Easter Sunday if Draft Easter Sunday Shop Trading Policy adopted.
Council has introduced new on-line credit or debit card payment options on its website. See 'Pay it' on the homepage.
A nationwide test of the Emergency Mobile Alert system is on this Sunday 26 Nov (between 6pm and 7pm). Check your phone can receive alerts.
The Ruapehu Chamber of Commerce workshop is now on Thu 7 Dec. Any business wanting more info plse call Peggy on 027 807 5305.
Horizons is seeking four community representatives for the Te Kōpuka nā Te Awa Tupua strategy group for the Whanganui River.
Community groups involved in Raetihi revitalisation projects have held their 2nd hui on achieving better collaboration and communication.
Raetihi will be without water for up to 6 hours from 12 midnight on Wed 15 Nov while a new reservoir treated water line is installed.
Mr. Waata (Wal) Panui has been named as the recipient of Ruapehu’s Northern Citizen of the Year Award for 2017.
The demolition of the old public library on Hakiaha St is scheduled to start on Tue 7 Nov and is expected to take around seven days to complete.
Raetihi & Ohakune pools will open on Sat 9 Dec. A decision on the Taumarunui Pool for this summer will be made at Council's 25 Oct meeting.
Ruapehu and Horizons have signed an agreement to provide a faster local Compliance Officer response to environmental issues,
Taumarunui’s makeover is in full swing with various projects underway or planned around the township inc. new perspex windows for the Grandstand.
Residential properties in Ruapehu's main townships averaged increases between 10% to 20% on Capital Values in new QV District Rating Revaluations.
A national conversation is underway on the financial support required for districts with small ratepayer bases sitting on large recreational assets.
Michael Barnett, CE of the Akld Chamber of Commerce is meeting Ruapehu business leaders to discuss the possibility for a local Chamber.