Taupo News #93 – Week Ending 5th May 2019


Triple fatal truck crash at Hatepe, south of Taupo
Three people have died in a crash involving a truck and a van just south of Taupo overnight. The crash on State Highway 1 in Hatepe, 24km south …

Treetop House in Taupo gets Enduring Architecture award from NZIA
A Taupō classic has been recognised in this year’s NZIA Waikato Bay of Plenty Architecture Awards. Treetop Home (1977) designed, by John Wilson …

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Taupo News #92 – Week Ending 28th April 2019


Eight killed in crash near New Zealand tourist town Taupo
Insp Crowe said it appeared one of the cars had crossed the centre line on State Highway One between Taupo and Rotorua during wet conditions at …

Taupo mayor reiterates importance of road safety after multiple fatality crash
Taupo mayor says he has “had a guts full” of talking about road safety following a multiple fatality crash on an infamous stretch of road.

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Taupo News #91 – Week Ending 21st April 2019


Car in Lake Taupo after Rebel Sport burglary
A stolen car used in a burglary of Taupo’s Rebel Sport has been dumped in Lake Taupo overnight. The vehicle, a white Mazda Familia, belonged to a …

Avalon Biddle Becomes First Woman To Win New Zealand Supersport 600 Championship
This gave Biddle a 29-point lead heading into the final round in Taupo. She qualified on pole for the weekend which saw her in a good position to get …

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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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