Taupo News #46 – Week Ending 10th June 2018




Cold snap forecast to dump snow on Napier-Taupo Rd
Motorists are being warned to take care on the Napier-Taupo Rd today as snow is in the forecast. A cold snap is set to descend on Hawke’s Bay as a …

Cold snap forecast to deliver snow on Napier-Taupo Rd
Motorists are being warned to take caution when driving on the Napier-Taupo Rd tomorrow as snow is forecast for the main thoroughfare. A cold snap …

Naval Vessel Otago To Take Over EEZ Surveillance After Taupo
HMNZS Taupo is currently in Fiji on surveillance work and on her departure HMNZS Otago will continue conducting patrols in Fiji’s wider Exclusive …

Taupo District Council’s ratings affirmed at AA
International rating agency Standard and Poor’s has reaffirmed Taupo District Council’s credit rating as AA. In their independent report, the agency …

Snow closes roads across the country
The North Island’s Napier-Taupo Rd already has a road snow warning in place, which will be reassessed at 11am on Thursday. A “brief” heavy rain …

Operation Wasawasa II begins
ROYAL New Zealand Navy (RNZN) patrol vessel HMNZS Taupo left the Princes Wharf in Suva to officially commence Operation Wasawasa II …

Collegiate’s runners use wet school cross country for nationals warm up
The three will form the core of a solid senior girl’s team in Taupo. … and again demonstrated she has the potential to finish in the Top 10 in Taupo, …

Weather: Southerly blast howling up North Island
“Snow may now affect North Island highways later today and into Thursday morning, especially SH1, the Desert Road, and SH5 – the Napier to Taupo …

Motorcycle museum proposal a waiting game
The mayor says Paul’s preferred site on Taupo Quay cannot be built on because it is located over the Churton Stream Culvert, a 1350mm diameter …

Remarkable survival story in Te Urewera
Despite the stunning blue skies in Taupo the ranges were quite different with claggy misty cloud, reduced visibility, and areas of notable turbulence.





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