Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 


Web Based Demographic Tool Aids Local Research

Web Based Demographic Tool Aids Local Research, Planning & Decision Making


Ruapehu District Council (RDC) has subscribed to a web based service that utilises the results of the 2013 Census and other information sources to provide demographic analysis on Ruapehu.

The user friendly web based tool can be used for planning, research, advocacy and many other uses that require population data.

Council has made the service called ProfileID available for free via its own website www.ruapehudc.govt.nz

RDC Group Manager Community Services, Pauline Welch, said that the service should prove invaluable to a wide range of people needing to plan and make decisions in and about Ruapehu.

“We imagine that community groups, businesses, non-profit organisations, students and other individuals will all find the web based service of significant value in support of their research, planning and decision making,” she said.

“Anyone needing hard population based data to support funding applications or in making investment, service or other decisions should definitely take advantage of this service.”

“In order to assist users maximise the value that they can get from the available information Council has organised two free training workshops.”

“The first is in Ohakune on Monday 30 June from 1.00pm to 3.00pm, the second is in Taumarunui on Tuesday 1 July from 10.00am to 12.00pm.”

“Both workshops are being held in the Council chambers in Ohakune and Taumarunui.”

Ms Welch said that Council would like anyone thinking of attending to call their local Council office to register their interest.

“If people have any queries on the service or the workshops please ask for either Katherine Ivory or Jo Tocker.”

ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

 

CPAG: Government Spends Over $100K Pursuing Beneficiary

For the past fifteen years, Kathryn, now in her fifties and living alone with chronic ill health on a benefit, has been challenging the decision by the MSD that she has to pay back $117,000. She has no assets or savings and cannot afford to pay for fresh food or therapy that would improve her health. More>>

ALSO:

Labour: National’s Cuts Shave $100K Off KiwiSaver By Retirement

New analysis shows National’s constant cuts to KiwiSaver will reduce the average worker’s retirement savings by $100,000 over their working life, Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little says... Since coming to office it has made five separate cuts to the scheme." More>>

ALSO:

Auckland: Transport Operators Switch From SuperGold To AT HOP Cards

Seniors using Auckland’s public transport will need to use their AT HOP cards from today but Auckland Transport has requested its operators to show understanding for those customers yet to complete the switch from SuperGold cards. More>>

ALSO:

Crime Stats: Burglary Up 11.9%

“While burglary rates are still below that of recent years, there has been an increase of more than 10 per cent over the past 12 months, which is of concern to Police and something we are determined to tackle,” says Police Commissioner Mike Bush. More>>

ALSO:

Help: Lifeline Aotearoa Fighting For Survival

Lifeline Aotearoa has announced it only has enough money to run for one more year. By 30 June 2017, all available sustainability reserves and funds from a new mortgage on its Auckland property will be exhausted. More>>

ALSO:

Overseas Investment: Auditor-General To Examine OIO

The Auditor-General is to examine how the Overseas Investment Office collects and manages information following a request from the parliament's finance and expenditure committee. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On Bill English Living In Denial

The working poor have been a direct byproduct of the economic policies in vogue for the past 30 years or more, all over the Western world... That anger was evident in the Brexit vote, and it underlies the support for Donald Trump in the United States. More>>

ALSO:

Final Reading Of Parental Leave Bill: Families With New Babies Victims Of Veto

“For the first time ever, a Bill will have a third reading debate and no vote will be taken at the end because the National Government has used its veto – an extreme measure against families,” says the Bill’s sponsor, Labour MP Sue Moroney. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regional
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news