Taupo News #45 – Week Ending 3rd June 2018



North Island Golden Gloves in Taupo draws record numbers
A record number of bouts will be held at the 34th annual North Island Golden Gloves in Taupō this weekend. The event at the Great Lakes Centre …

Kinloch Lodge: Stunning scenery and New Zealand’s toughest golf course
On the northern shores of the enormous volcanic crater that is Lake Taupo, Kinloch was a tiny settlement with a few hundred baches (holiday shacks) …

Lake Taupō Cycle entries open Friday
The count down to this year’s BDO Lake Taupō Cycle Challenge is on with early bird entries open tomorrow. Arguably one of the country’s largest …

Fire engulfs liquor store in Rotorua
A Rotorua liquor store has been ravaged by fire overnight. Fire and Emergency got the first calls to the blaze at the Liquor Hut on Old Taupo Rd in …

Kiwi Sailors Told to Feel at Home
Fijian Navy Commander Captain (Navy) Humphrey Tawake in welcoming the HMNZS Taupo sailors said they were in their second home.

Rates to rise, but in line with inflation, Mayor says
Average ates rises in Taupō are forecasted to be within the council’s financial strategy limit, which means rises will be similar to inflation. NOTES: …

Job: Head of Generation – Geothermal, Contact Energy, Wairakei, New Zealand
Contact Energy is seeking to fill the position of Head of Generation at its Wairakei (Taupo) Geothermal site. This is a vital role to the successful running …

Operation Wasawasa Underway To Patrol Fiji’s EEZ
The HMNZS Taupo, with a complement of 24 personnel, arrived into the Suva waters last Friday for the three-month patrol under an agreement …

Truck driver charged over Desert Rd Good Friday crash that killed two children
The truck driver due to appear in Taupo District Court on June 27. … between Pokuru and Tirohanga Rds, north of Taupo, local woman Denise Tito …

Police release name of woman killed in Turangi crash
The Taupo-based Greenlea Rescue Helicopter transported a 22-year-old man who had sustained multiple serious injuries after he was ejected from …





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