She moved halfway around the world, at the age of 96, to be closer to her daughter in Taumarunui.
Raetihi residents will get the chance to have their say as plans for the town centre are revealed this week.
A community of children who protested against freedom campers defecating at the school bus shelter and carpark have been heard.
Taumarunui artist Dale Thomas' work is receiving rave reviews after showcasing his work for the first time at the Twin Rivers Art Gallery.
A zero enrollment has closed Ngamatea School after 102-years of teaching Waimarino's rural children.
Horizons Regional Council is reminding the community of the importance of burning good quality dry firewood.
A new business owner promises to continue a 31-year legacy of providing quality service to Taumarunui residents.
A special memorial will set the record straight about two railway workers who helped save 134 lives.
The use of iconic images of the Ruapehu District to promote Taupo has drawn a strong public reaction.
A much needed upgrade of the Taumarunui Courthouse will improve the security features of the facility bringing it inline with national standards.
Summer has been a busy time as maintenance crews in Whakapapa and Turoa prepare for the ski season.
Taumarunui St John headquarters will get a spruce up thanks to a generous donation from VetEnt.
A critical step in progressing the Accelerate25 Action Plan for regional tourism growth gets underway today with the first of three Visit Ruapehu led workshops.
Taumarunui left a lasting impression on Dame Patsy Reddy who visited the town as part of her King Country tour.
The Raetihi Gutbuster is set to start on Easter Sunday.
With Cyclone Cook forecast to arrive this week the Ruapehu District Council and regional agencies are ready to respond if flooding continues.
Chief Fire Officer Phil Smith was awarded a honorary life member for 35-years of service volunteering with the Whakapapa Fire Brigade.
Students and staff at Turaki Primary School will farewell principal Rikki Sheterline after 22-years.
This week's instalment of 'Our People' is actually the author of the previous nine instalments, and one of the driving forces behind the girth of literature written and published throughout the Taumarunui district recently. Meet Antony Millen.
Councillors raised questions whether a taxi service in Taumarunui is legally allowed to operate.
Ruapehu District Council and Ngaati Rangi are joining forces to create a video to help with pronunciation after complaint were made about council ads on the radio.
The Ngakonui Valley School swim team brings home the Inter schools shield for the fourth year.
Homemade treats made from family recipes has proven to be the best business decision for two sisters.
Ohakune residents were quick to point out their frustrations at using funding to upgrade town centres in the district.
Government co-investment for Ruapehu region in partnership with Accelerate25 begins.
A Ongarue farm has made the finals for the 2017 Ahuwhenua Trophy.
A 100-year-old country sports tradition will come to an end in the Ruapehu district this month.
People power prevailed with the majority of customers voting for the trust to not sell to Trust Power.
Raising debt was a concern at the Exceptions Annual Plan consultation in Taumarunui.
Farmers participate in a workshop designed to help reduce rural crime.