Taupo News #52 – Week Ending 22nd July 2018


Woman rescued at Lake Taupo
A woman has been rescued at Lake Taupo. She was spotted by a member of the public waving and drifting in the water about 50m from the shore …

Taupo musician Dan Sharp to release new single at 2 Mile Bay Sailing Club
Three bands will warm up 2 Mile Bay Sailing Club in Taupō on Friday night, with local muso Dan Sharp releasing a heart-wrenching new single.

Property Brokers buys Realty List and Sell, trading as Ray White Taupo
Property Brokers Taupō has doubled in size, after purchasing the company trading as Ray White Taupō. Greg Currie, Property Brokers’ sales manager …

Top three win as Loaded WaiBOP Premiership title race shapes up
Taupo had to come from behind to win 3-1 at Comag Matamata Swifts after Jamie Baxter had put the Swifts ahead from the penalty spot late in the first …

Whakaipo Lodge takes top B&B award
The couple bought a Lake Taupo property and turned it into Whakaipo Lodge, a luxury bed and breakfast five years ago. The hospitality newcomers …

Top three march on in Loaded WaiBOP Premiership
Tauranga Boys’ College, Papamoa and Taupo all won big on Saturday to edge away from the Loaded WaiBOP Premiership pack as the season …

New build surge in Taupō continues
By the end of June, 156 consents for new residential buildings were approved by the Taupō District Council. In 2017, 318 consents were approved.

Life Extension Programme Delays Kikau’s Return
Meanwhile Royal New Zealand navy vessel HMNZS Taupo has another month assisting in the surveillance of Fiji’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ).

Taupō BMX rider Jono Sargison selected for BMZ National Performance Hub
A young Taupō BMX rider with international aspirations has had a huge boost to his dreams, being named as a member of the New Zealand BMX …

Tauranga man trapped on Mt Ruapehu pens farewell note to family
Scott was flown to Taupo Hospital where he was reunited with his father Peter, also from Tauranga, and other family. Peter left for the mountain fearing …

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