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Taupo News #71 – Week Ending 2nd December 2018


Two arrested over blaze that brought around 50 firefighters to Taupō
Two people have been charged with arson following a fire in Taupō early Friday morning. A 24-year-old man and 43-year-old woman were arrested …

‘What a waste’: Steinlager beer truck loses haul near the Taupo bypass
Cars were diverted to drive over the top of a roundabout near the Taupo bypass this morning after a truckload of beer spilt onto the road. A witness told …

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Taupo News #70 – Week Ending 25th November 2018


Cyclist dies during Lake Taupo Challenge
Lake Taupō Cycle Challenge management and trustees have engaged with, and are co-operating fully with NZ Police and other authorities.”.

Taupo residents horrified at beech tree felling
Taupo District Council had taken the trees down without consulting anyone, because they believed they were diseased, sparking outrage from …

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Taupo News #69 – Week Ending 18th November 2018


Man killed in fiery crash near Taupo
The wrecked vehicle of a man who died in a fiery crash this morning north of Taupō is unrecognisable after it was jammed beneath a truck.

Massive power outage leaves 16000 customers in Taupō without power
Around 16,000 customers are without power in Taupō after a massive outage this morning. Unison spokesman Danny Gough said they were …

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Taupo News #68 – Week Ending 11th November 2018


Off to a new home at Taupo
The building, bordered on three sides by the former St Marys School for much of its life, has been dismantled and shifted to Taupo, where it will be …

Distinction for outstanding young Taupo pianist
Taupo registered music teacher Vivienne Sands has been teaching music since she was 15 years old. She is also an accomplished composer, with …

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Taupo News #67 – Week Ending 4th November 2018


Cricket: Cadets secure big win over Lake Taupo in Tauranga
Defending Baywide Cup champions Element IMF Cadets secured a big win over G M Painters Lake Taupo CC when they faced off as part of the …

Cultural trip brings new horizons to Taupo nui a Tia College kapa haka group
Dinny and Snow are the Harcourts Taupō Good Sorts for October. The pair lead the Te Awhiaorangi Kapa Haka group at Taupō-nui-a-Tia College.

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Taupo News #66 – Week Ending 28th October 2018


Maternity unit at Taupo Hospital receives gifts from Taupo Parents Centre
Partners of women giving birth are being encouraged to stay overnight at Taupō Hospital – and a new mattress is making that stay a little more …

Ngati Tuwharetoa working with state in Taupo Collective Impact Government Group
Taupō area police commander Warwick Morehu said the collaboration was about serving Tūwharetoa’s aspirations to bring about a better future for …

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