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Taupo News #53 – Week Ending 29th July 2018

Boatie stranded after engine fire on Lake Taupo
A boatie has been towed into shore after an engine fire stranded him on Lake Taupo this afternoon. A police media spokeswoman said they had a call …

Waterside homes win Master Builders awards in Taupo and Tauranga
This new home beside Lake Taupo, built by The Craftsmen Limited, is the Supreme Home of the Year in the Bay of Plenty Central Plateau Registered …

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Taupo News #52 – Week Ending 22nd July 2018

Woman rescued at Lake Taupo
A woman has been rescued at Lake Taupo. She was spotted by a member of the public waving and drifting in the water about 50m from the shore …

Taupo musician Dan Sharp to release new single at 2 Mile Bay Sailing Club
Three bands will warm up 2 Mile Bay Sailing Club in Taupō on Friday night, with local muso Dan Sharp releasing a heart-wrenching new single.

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Taupo News #51 – Week Ending 15th July 2018

Taupo family seeks charity to save a life
The four-year-old Taupo girl has had a challenging start to life having been diagnosed with diffuseintrinsic pontine glioma, an aggressive brain tumour …

Stormwater separator for Taupo lakefront
Centrifugal force is the key driver of a water separator being installed near the lake front adjacent to Ruapehu Street. Centrifugal force is used to …

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Taupo News #50 – Week Ending 8th July 2018

Taupo teenager tops Navy class
A Taupō teenager has topped his class in the latest batch of sailors to graduate into the Royal New Zealand Navy. Ordinary Diver Dylan Macdonald, …

Taupo teenager tops nay class
Ordinary Diver Macdonald, who moved to Taupo with his family from South Africa nine years ago, was Deputy Head Boy at Tauhara College, as well …

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Taupo News #49 – Week Ending 1st July 2018

Full steam ahead for Taupō reuse store
The store at the Taupō landfill and Transfer Station was given a new direction when Habitat for Humanity and EnviroWaste joined forces to raise …

Mortar and fuse removed from Taupo Museum
A two inch mortar and a fuse have been removed from Taupō Museum by the New Zealand Defence Force Bomb Control Unit this afternoon.

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Taupo News #48 – Week Ending 24th June 2018

Freight truck rolls, blocking SH1 at Taupo
SH1 WAIRAKEI, ROAD CLOSED – CRASH – 6:15AM A crash has closed #SH1 in the Wairakei area, north of Taupo. A short detour is being set. Please …

Taupo backpacker lodge for sale
The Rainbow Lodge backpackers land and buildings are being marketed for sale by tender through Bayleys Taupo, and these will close at noon on …

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