July 30, 2015
Ruapehu transformation plan working
An action plan to transform the communities of Raetihi, Ohakune and Waiouru is making positive changes in the region.
The Ruapehu Whanau Transformation Plan was launched 2 years ago.
Erena Mikaere-Most says focusing on education, employment, housing, health and social well-being the iwi led project is seeing major sustainable improvements across the whole community.
The local people have also been working alongside government agencies.
Erena Mikaere-Most says the Ngati Rangi led initiatives have included developing a Warrant of Fitness model for housing, a careers expo and planning a conference centre.
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