Taumarunui-Ōhura Community Board

The Taumarunui-Ōhura Community Board represents your local community and advocates to Ruapehu District Council about local issues, including public transport and facilities such as libraries and parks. The board is made up of six members: five members elected by voters, and one councillor from the Ruapehu District Council.  This is a single transferable vote (STV) election, so you vote by ranking the candidates on your ballot paper. Compare the candidates and their policies to decide who to vote for in the Taumarunui-Ōhura Community Board election.

Local democracy

Local government is a foundational part of our democracy. But local democracy isn’t just about holding elections every three years – it’s about the day-to-day ways people have their say in the decisions that affect us all.

Local democracy

Local government is a foundational part of our democracy. But local democracy isn’t just about holding elections every three years – it’s about the day-to-day ways people have their say in the decisions that affect us all.

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  • Excellent that council has open transparency giving community opportunity to address issues via survey and public presentation.

    Fabulous with forthcoming diverse representation and inclusion of Māori wards to the table in New Zealand.

    Appreciation of the time and hard work our Ruapehu councillors undertake for the betterment of the community and now Three Waters issue.

  • Create a community caucus of stakeholders to bring their concerns to the council.

    Start monthly meetings with locals to communicate any changes in the community and to discuss local issues.

  • Council to establish a Māori committee and to work with the council and its staff to promote better well-being for all.

    Council to engage all communities by having monthly meetings/hui to establish ideas for the whole town.

    Work with our council staff and to ensure that they work with their communities and are engaged and passionate.

  • Council accountability – the council need to deliver on their promises and be held to account when there are delays or stop to work

    Locals need to be heard both via online but also in person as digital access is limited in the smaller towns and with the elderly.

    Direct feedback on actual works that have occurred, rather than generic response. Work with local groups of residents to get real opinions.

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  • Excellent that council has open transparency giving community opportunity to address issues via survey and public presentation.

    Fabulous with forthcoming diverse representation and inclusion of Māori wards to the table in New Zealand.

    Appreciation of the time and hard work our Ruapehu councillors undertake for the betterment of the community and now Three Waters issue.

  • Create a community caucus of stakeholders to bring their concerns to the council.

    Start monthly meetings with locals to communicate any changes in the community and to discuss local issues.

  • Council to establish a Māori committee and to work with the council and its staff to promote better well-being for all.

    Council to engage all communities by having monthly meetings/hui to establish ideas for the whole town.

    Work with our council staff and to ensure that they work with their communities and are engaged and passionate.

  • Council accountability – the council need to deliver on their promises and be held to account when there are delays or stop to work

    Locals need to be heard both via online but also in person as digital access is limited in the smaller towns and with the elderly.

    Direct feedback on actual works that have occurred, rather than generic response. Work with local groups of residents to get real opinions.

  • No policies provided

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  • No policies provided