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Ruapehu emergency personnel met at Council today (24 Aug) to discuss what they could learn from their response to the mid-July snow event.
The Statistics NZ run Commercial Accommodation Monitor shows that total guest nights rose 5.3% in Ruapehu for the year ended June 2017.
Ruapehu and NZ gained six new NZ citizens following a citizenship ceremony held in the Council Chamber in Taumarunui today (Tue 22 Aug 17)
Council is working with DOC to help ease some Ohura residents concerns over a planned 1080 drop in September.
Council is seeking feedback on its proposed Social Policy including the framework for assessing the social impact of its decisions.
The National Park and Waimarino-Waiouru Community Boards have now adopted council's code of conduct.
‘Warm your Whare’ has been able to arrange free home insulation for 35 homes around Ruapehu under the last funding round.
Food Act workshops run by Council and MPI were popular with Ruapehu hospitality and producer sectors.
Community engagement and infrastructure management were noted as particular strengths in Council's inaugural LGNZ CouncilMARK report.
The Owhango community has decided on the location and design of their new public toilet co-funded by MBIE.
The 2nd weekend of the RAL snow shuttle trial went well with the support of Council Visitor Ambassadors.
Around 7,000+ people made use of RAL's new park and ride bus service to Whakapapa and Turoa over the weekend.
Roads around the Central Plateau remain closed. When they do reopen driving conditions will remain treacherous and extreme care will be needed.
Delegates have been booking early for the national i-SITE visitor information network conference coming to Ruapehu in September.
The Ward Committee has considered what they would like to see as part of revised concept plans for the next round of community consultation.
The future of the Ohakune and Taringamotu Schemes for flood mitigation will be part of Horizons 2018-28 LTP consultation next year.
Waimarino-Waiouru Youth Ambassadors from Ruapehu’s award winning Youth Council impressed when they presented their Annual Plan to council.
Ruapehu’s primary producers, forestry and tourism sectors are dependent on an efficient, effective and safe road network.
Council is looking at how it funds its activities and who pays under an extensive review of its Revenue and Financing Policy.
Fri 30 June deadline looming for dog fee registrations and free de-sexing offer on menacing dogs.