Changes to Raetihi – Ohakune bus service

Horizons Regional Council’s bus service between Raetihi and Ohakune will be increased temporarily to operate on both Tuesdays and Thursdays, each week, from 14 January 2020. Horizons transport manager...

Taupō mum calls for G-string ban at popular swimming spot

Sourced from NZHerald.co.nz Taupō mums fed up with seeing "g-strings" in the district's swimming spots have called for public signage banning the cheeky togs. Kayla Edwards started a debate when...

Helicopter crash near Taupō

Sourced from NZHerald.co.nz Two people have survived a helicopter crash this morning near Taupō. Emergency services rushed to the scene near Taharua Rd off State Highway 5, east of Taupō...

Kiwi D.I.Y spirit on display on SH1, near Mangaweka

Sourced from the Whanganui Chronicle The Kiwi spirit of getting stuck in has been on display after strong winds brought down multiple tree branches and blocked part of State...

SH4 Temporary road open in time for Christmas

Sourced from the Ruapehu District Council Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is pleased to announce that access to State Highway 4 south of Raetihi will be reinstated in...

Whanganui rubbish stickers more expensive, depending where you shop

Sourced from the Whanganui Chronicle The price for general waste bag collection stickers in Whanganui has increased, which has left residents puzzled. Waste Management increased the wholesale price for their...

Third annual Industry Forum highlights underlying confidence in Ruapehu tourism

Sourced from the Ruapehu District Council Over 50 operators and other stakeholders involved in Ruapehu tourism attended the third annual Visit Ruapehu Industry Forum at the Chateau Tongariro...

Herbs documentary: Raetihi screening cancelled

Sourced from the Whanganui Chronicle Raetihi's three-day film screening of Herbs: Songs of Freedom has been cancelled. A statement supplied to the Whanganui Chronicle says the cancellation is "due to...

Waikato Regional Council choose not to prosecute over Taupō wastewater spill

Sourced from the Taupō District Council Taupō District Council has welcomed the Waikato Regional Council’s decision not to prosecute over the wastewater spill into Lake Taupō in July. A...

3rd award this year for Ohakune Carrot Park!

Sourced from the Ruapehu District Council The Carrot Park has received a Merit Award in the Outstanding Park category at the Recreation Aotearoa Awards. The Carrot Park was one...