Whanganui DHB Covid-19 assessment centre Easter hours

Over the Easter long weekend, the community-based assessment centre at Whanganui Hospital will be open as usual – 8am to 9pm, seven days a week. However, the other...

Following lockdown rules critical to recovering Ruapehu’s economy

FOLLOWING LOCKDOWN RULES CRITICAL TO RECOVERING RUAPEHU’S ECONOMY & LIFESTYLE Ruapehu District Mayor Don Cameron said that it is more important than ever for us to keep to...

56 metre long wind turbines set to travel through Whanganui

Sourced from Whanganui Chronicle One hundred 56 metre wind turbine blades will move through Whanganui over the coming days as they are shifted to Manawatū to free a cargo...

Council says Ruapehu off to a good start in isolation

Self-isolation in Ruapehu off to a good start Ruapehu Civil Defence said that the first day of the response to Alert Level 4 requiring anyone not in an...

Coronavirus testing in your area

If you are displaying flu-like symptoms or have recently traveled, you NEED TO PHONE HEALTHLINE FIRST: 0800 358 5453 RAETIHI, OHAKUNE AND SURROUNDING AREAS The local Community Based Assessment...

Rubbish and recycling changes for Taupō during Covid-19 lockdown

Sourced from Taupō District Council Kerbside rubbish collection will continue across the Taupō District, but there will be no kerbside recycling collection and only bagged rubbish will be accepted...

Desert Rd night closures start March 15th

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency will be closing State Highway 1 Desert Road overnight for five nights from Sunday 15 March for resurfacing work in the Three...

Interview with Jono from Te Pae Tata about Ruapehu Esports

Ski Morning's host Sean Dykstra sat down with Jono from Te Pae Tata, Ohakune, to talk Esports! Reason being because Te Pae Tata are organising an Esports...

Small earthquakes under Mt Ruapehu over the weekend

Sourced from Rotorua Daily Post A series of small volcanic earthquakes rumbled beneath Mt Ruapehu at the weekend. GNS Science says the larger events at the start of the quakes...

Planned power outage for Taihape, Waiouru, Sunday 16th Feb

There's a planned power outage in place for Taihape, Waiouru and surrounding areas this Sunday, 16th February. Emergency Management Officer Nick Watson said that although Council’s water services...