Taupo News #50 – Week Ending 8th July 2018



Taupo teenager tops Navy class
A Taupō teenager has topped his class in the latest batch of sailors to graduate into the Royal New Zealand Navy. Ordinary Diver Dylan Macdonald, …

Taupo teenager tops nay class
Ordinary Diver Macdonald, who moved to Taupo with his family from South Africa nine years ago, was Deputy Head Boy at Tauhara College, as well …

HMNZS Taupo Tracks Shipping Vessels, Assists Other Agencies
HMNZS Taupo’s operations include surveillance and reconnaissance around the New Zealand and now currently the Fijian coastline. It’s other …

Taupō College students clean up at Rockquest
Taupō-nui-a-Tia College and Tauhara College came away strong, winning almost every category, from top solo artist to people’s choice to best band.

Taupo District community grants scheme revised
Changes to TaupÅ District Council’s community grants scheme will see greater support for organisations and the total amount of funding increased to …

Taupō CBD in line for its tallest building
A resource consent application for the hotel has been lodged but Taupō District Council planners have requested the applicant, Cypress Capital Ltd, …

Young barista Sean Burtton opens Double St Cafe on Horomatangi St in Taupo
A Taupō man has gone from washing dishes to owning his own cafe. Sean Burtton [26] has been a barista for eight years but has finally been able to …

At least one injured in crash on Paremata Rd in Porirua
The earlier crash occurred shortly before 2pm in the Whakamaru area, near Taupo. As a result of that crash, one lane was blocked on SH32 north of …

Simon Bridges abortion views questioned by beauty pageant winner
An aspiring beauty queen didn’t hesitate to raise the issue of abortion law reform with Simon Bridges at a public meeting in Taupō on Thursday.

Smokefreerockquest 2018 Rotorua final results
Three-piece funk rock band Intervene from Taupo-nui-a-Tia College, Western Heights High School and Reporoa College took out first place at this …





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