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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.
The Taumarunui Museum Committee is looking for display items that help tell the story of the township through time from early history Maori to today.
Council has acknowledged Ohakune teacher, quilt fibre artist and historian Merrilyn George QSM for her services to the community.
Council is promoting fire safety awareness following an ash fire at the N.Park Transfer Stn and in one of Council's flats in early August.
Raetihi community groups involved in township development have discussed how to achieve better collaboration and communication.
Council has organised a community meeting on Wed 18 Oct - 5.30pm in the Taumarunui Cosmopolitan Club to discuss local pool facilities.
Over 140 delegates from i-SITES around NZ have enjoyed the best Ruapehu has to offer at their annual conference this week.