Taupo News #53 – Week Ending 29th July 2018



Boatie stranded after engine fire on Lake Taupo
A boatie has been towed into shore after an engine fire stranded him on Lake Taupo this afternoon. A police media spokeswoman said they had a call …

Waterside homes win Master Builders awards in Taupo and Tauranga
This new home beside Lake Taupo, built by The Craftsmen Limited, is the Supreme Home of the Year in the Bay of Plenty Central Plateau Registered …

Thirty five years for Taupo engineering firm DB Consulting Engineers
Jeet Singh, Carolyn Douglas and Barry Smith (right) have bought into DB Consulting Engineers, which was founded by Derek Booth (second from …

Taupo District Council buys its first electric vehicle
Taupō District Council buys its first electric car, the Hyundai Ioniq. Pictured are Mayor David Trewavas, chief executive Gareth Green and fleet …

Taupo Area Police investigating death of toddler – New Zealand Police (press release)

Jock Hobbs Memorial National U19 Tournament to remain in Taupo
New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has confirmed TaupÅ has retained hosting rights for the annual Jock Hobbs Memorial National Under 19 Tournament for …

Jock Hobbs U19 tournament to stay in Taupo
TaupÅ will continue to host of the Jock Hobbs Memorial under 19 national rugby tournament for the next three years. An agreement has been signed …

Twist in Mona Blades cold case following new television documentary
There was a sighting by a truck driver of woman fitting her description getting into an orange Datsun in Taupo and then travelling on the Napier-Taupo …

More than 12kg of cocaine found stashed on Fijian island accessible only by boat
Crew members from Royal New Zealand Navy inshore patrol vessel HMNZS Taupo and personnel from Fiji Revenue and Customs Service wade …

National Tournament confirmed for another three years
Taupō District Council Events Manager Steve Giles said he imagines the decision came down to the details in the proposal put forward; including a …





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