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Taupo News #64 – Week Ending 14th October 2018

Ironman: Taupo to host 70.3 world championships in 2020
Taupo has won the right to host the Ironman 70.3 World Championships in November 2020. It will be the first New Zealand city to host the event on …

Truck fire on Taupo Rd
The remains of a freight truck which caught fire on the Napier-Taupo Rd about 2-30am this morning, closing the road, disrupting traffic and causing a …

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Taupo News #63 – Week Ending 7th October 2018

Taupo community divided on where council office staff should work
The community appears divided on whether 150 council staff should work in town with Taupō’s other professional services ​or do their office work …

Top five for Taupo superstar
Taupō’s own superstar triathlete has added another notch to her already impressive belt by finishing fourth at a World championship. On September …

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Taupo News #62 – Week Ending 30th September 2018

Woman, 38, dies in hospital several days after crash at Taupo pedestrian crossing
A woman has died after a crash in Taupo last week. Meredith Vowles, 38, was a pedestrian on Rifle Range Rd when she was hit by a car on Tuesday …

Advantage Taupo after dramatic WaiBOP Football Premiership weekend
Papamoa previously held a superior goal difference over Taupo and, if results had gone their way, they were eying up the final match of the season …

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Taupo News #61 – Week Ending 23rd September 2018

Taupo District Council restricts lakeside parking for trucks
Trucks drivers have been banned from parking overnight on part of Lake Terrace in Taupō because they are noisy and spoil the view. Trucks will no …

Taupo toddler remains critical after medical mishap
A toddler is still in a critical condition after suffering a “medical event” at its Taupo home. Emergency services were sent to the Broadlands property …

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Taupo News #60 – Week Ending 16th September 2018

Job: Health, Safety Advisor, Geothermal – Contact Energy – Wairakei, Taupo, NZ
Contact Energy is seeking to fill the position of Health & Safety Advisor for its geothermal energy team at Wairakei, Taupo in New Zealand.

Connor’s Cause – a Cuddle Cot for Taupo
Steph Rangi and her fianc?e Daniel Weston are fundraising for a Cuddlecot which will be kept in Taupo, after losing their son unexpectedly two …

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Taupo News #59 – Week Ending 9th September 2018

Slips on Napier-Taupo Road, drivers advised to delay trips
A statement on Napier City Councils Facebook Page said: “There have been several slips over the past few days on the Napier-Taupo Road.”.

One person injured after helicopter crash near Taupo
Emergency services are responding to a helicopter crash near Taupo. Helicopter propeller. Police report the crash occured on Whangamata Rd in …

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