Taupo News #43 – Week Ending 20th May 2018




Man accused of ramming Taupo police car with stolen SUV before chasing officers down the road …
Taupo Area Commander Inspector Warwick Morehu praised the two “young” officers involved for the way they handled the situation, saying they were …

Taupo Police patrol rammed by stolen vehicle
A Police vehicle was rammed head on in Taupo by a stolen SUV last night (Wednesday). The Police car was deliberately hit at about midnight when …

Taupo District pools to be free to children five and under
TaupÅ District children aged five and under will get free entry to the AC Baths, Turtle Pools and Mangakino pools from July 1, 2018. The decision was …

Battle for top spots continues in Baywide secondary school rugby
Tauranga Girls’ College had a close win over archrivals Rotorua Girls’ High School last week and a comfortable win over Taupo Nui a Tia in Taupo.

Taupo District Council staff recognised at water conference
Staff from TaupÅ District Council’s Three Waters team have been recognised as leaders in their field, winning a trifecta of awards at the Water Industry …

Video: ‘I didn’t think I was going to be good at it’ – cross-code youngster John Akau’ola’s rise to Baby …
John Akauola-Laula of Auckland takes a line-out during the Jock Hobbs memorial tournament match between Auckland and Canterbury in Taupo.

Traffic signals for Taupo on hold
TaupÅ District Council is putting on hold plans to install traffic signals in the TaupÅ central business district, but believes signals at the intersection of …

Proposed changes to speed limits in Taupo
TaupÅ District Council is proposing several changes to speed limits in the district. Following the release of the New Zealand Transport Authority’s …

Goals galore as Melville go top of football premiership table
Papamoa battled to a 3-1 win at Waiuku, while Taupo needed penalties to knock out the University of Auckland. West Hamilton United fell 2-1 at home …

Football: Tauranga Boys’ College lead Waibop Premier table
Melville lost to Waikato Unicol while Papamoa never looked like scoring against Taupo at Crown Park as they dropped to their first defeat of the …





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