Taupo News #42 – Week Ending 13th May 2018



Oops! Car drives over wall in Taupo
A car has driven through a fence and over a wall in The Warehouse carpark in Taupo. A police spokeswoman said the driver attempted to reverse out of a park this afternoon but ended up going forward and the car is now lodged on the wall. No one was injured in the incident. Photo/Supplied. Share on …

NZGA Seminar on Geothermal Asset Management Strategies, Taupo – June 21, 2018
The New Zealand Geothermal Association (NZGA) has released a Save the date for a Seminar on Geothermal Asset Management Strategies in Taupo …

Taupo’s Groombridge seals third title in a row
Taupo’s Brad Groombridge is hoping his latest dirt biking success might propel him onto the international stage. The 27-year-old Taupo locksmith …

$100 Helpline: Three amazing Lake Taupo experiences under $100
Our mission: to find you the best travel experiences of a particular region for under $100. The largest lake in New Zealand, Lake Taupo, is, remarkably, …

$100 Helpline: Three amazing Lake Taupo experiences under $100
The largest lake in New Zealand, Lake Taupo, is, remarkably, the size of Singapore (yep, the country). Even more impressive, is that the lake was …

BOP Secondary Schools rugby off to a good start
Otumoetai College has rebounded from a tough loss against a Bay of Plenty Under-16 trial team to beat Tauhara College from Taupo. The Archie …

Wairoa’s Reece Lister one to watch at NZ Cross-country Championships
Lister held the lead as the field came back into view at the end of the opening lap at Taupo, until disaster struck just a few hundred metres from the timing zone. He lost control of his bike and hurtled into a farm fence. By the time he extricated his bike from the fence batons and wire and rejoined the race, …

Rugby League: Ngongotaha win on the road
A trip to face the Phoenix in Taupo is never an easy one, but the Ngongotaha Chiefs have come away with a valuable 28-22 win. Ngongotaha coach …

Secondary school rugby competition heats up
Otumoetai College have rebounded from a tough loss against a Bay of Plenty Under-16 trial team to beat Tauhara College from Taupo. The Archie Grant coached team stayed on their game plan and were too clinical for the King Country boys. Te Puke High School showed they were a title contender …

Sarjeant: Big band makes for brassy fundraiser
The band has played twice to full houses at the temporary Gallery on Taupo Quay as part of the Musicians for the Sarjeant series, gifting their time and …





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