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Taupo News #90 – Week Ending 14th April 2019


A first timer’s guide to visiting New Zealand’s Taupo
Lake Taupo, found a little under four-hours drive from Auckland in New Zealand’s North Island, is true stunner of a destination. The largest lake in the …

Woman missing in Taupo found
Police this morning issued an urgent plea for information about Jill Will, who was last seen about 10pm yesterday at a house in Acacia Bay, Taupo.

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Taupo News #89 – Week Ending 7th April 2019


Recovering from Taupo blaze
No business can anticipate a fire, however Tongariro St business owners say being well insured is a good start. Business owners either side of Taupo …

Katikati man killed in crash near Taupo
Police have released the name of a Katikati man killed in a crash near Taupo. Colin Stephenson died following a crash between a car and motorcycle …

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Taupo News #88 – Week Ending 31st March 2019


One dead after crash near Taupo
One person is dead following a crash at Wairakei Terraces, near Taupo. A car and a motorcycle crashed on Friday afternoon, about 2.15pm, at the …

Five dead in crash north of Taupō
Five people have been confirmed dead after a car crashed into a tree near Taupō, and police say they were all members of the same family.

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Taupo News #87 – Week Ending 24th March 2019


Two experienced flight instructors have died following a light aircraft crash in the Kaimanawa Ranges
The Diamond DA42 Twin Star aeroplane was last seen on radar about 22 nautical miles south-southeast of Taupo. It was reported missing last night …

Dickey makes it two wins from two starts
Taupo’s defending national cross country champion Brad Groombridge did not make the journey south after sustaining a serious hand injury during …

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Taupo News #86 – Week Ending 17th March 2019


Motorists to avoid Tongariro Street in Taupo due to incident
Police are in attendance at a family harm incident on Tongariro Street in Taupo. The incident happened at about 3pm today and Police have concerns …

Former maternity home will be demolished due to asbestos
Taupō’s former maternity home will be demolished due to the asbestos found in it last year, leaving a big bill and community groups looking for a new …

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Taupo News #85 – Week Ending 10th March 2019


Final Motocross showdown in Taupo on Saturday
The 2019 New Zealand Motocross Championships wrap up in Taupo this coming weekend with plenty still at stake, particularly in the premier MX1 …

Night time closures State Highway 5 Old Taupo Road Rotorua
8 February 2019. State Highway 5 Old Taupo Road Rotorua will be closed overnight this Sunday and Monday 10 and 11 March. The NZ Transport …

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