Taupo News #78 – Week Ending 20th January 2019


Serious crash in Taupo leaves multiple people injured
Four people have been transported to hospital following a serious crash at the intersection of Wairakei Drive and Huka Falls Road in Taupo.

Serious competition for 77-year-old at Taupo Historic GP
A 77-year-old racecar driver will be staving off the young guns at the Taupō Historic GP this weekend. The two-day event features 22 races across a …

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Taupo News #77 – Week Ending 13th January 2019


Tractors spectacular once again in Taupo Bay
Tractors of all sizes, ages and condition rumbled through Taupo Bay for the tiny settlement’s fifth annual Tractor Spectacular. More than 30 teams took …

Successful Taupo House Builder, Mat Staples Builder Has Relocated from Auckland to Taupo
Taupo, NZ – Successful house builder, Mat Staples Builder has relocated their office from Auckland to Taupo. While they have moved their office to …

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Taupo News #76 – Week Ending 6th January 2019


Motorists trapped after crash on Napier-Taupo highway
Emergency services are their way to a head-on crash on State Highway 5 between Napier and Taupo. The crash, which happened about midday, was …

Two injured in Napier-Taupo highway crash
Two people were flown to hospital in Hastings yesterday after a head-on crash on State Highway 5 between Napier and Taupo. Hawke’s Bay DHB …

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Taupo News #75 – Week Ending 30th December 2018


Man dies after drowning in town near Taupo
A man has died after a reported drowning in Turangi, a town south of Taupo. Police were called to the incident on Prince of Wales Drive, Tokaanu, …

Two people injured in crash near Lake Taupo
Two people have been injured in a crash near Lake Taupo. One person is seriously injured and trapped in a car after the head on collision, another is …

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Taupo News #74 – Week Ending 23rd December 2018


Landscape architect disagrees with locals’ assessment of Taupo hotel placement
Landscape architect Brad Coombs reviewed Taupo District Council’s assessment of a hotel application. NOTES: Taupo hotel tuwharetoa hotel.

Santa squeezes in visits to Taupo before Christmas Eve
It’s the busiest time of year for Santa, but he’s still squeezing in quick visits to Taupō. “I love dropping by Taupō to thaw out,” told several lucky Taupō …

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Taupo News #73 – Week Ending 16th December 2018


Matt Lewis takes Taupo experience in his stride
Matt Lewis takes Taupo experience in his stride … Lewis has just completed one of the toughest triathlons he’s ever taken on – the Taupo half ironman.

Matt Lewis takes Taupo experience in his stride
Matt Lewis takes Taupo experience in his stride … “I decided to come to Taupo because of the amazing location and it’s known to always have great …

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