Taupo News #55 – Week Ending 12th August 2018



Tremains real estate expands to Taupo and CHB, more planned
Hawke’s Bay-founded realtor Tremains has boosted staffing levels to open up in Taupo, as it eyes opening more branches elsewhere in the North …

Taupo murder trial to begin Tuesday
Whakapumatanga Clarke, 25, Cody Paul Griffin, 25, and Daniel George Chase, 22, all from Taupo, each deny charges of murdering Scott James …

Taupo shooting: Son got home to find dad bloodied on ground
The son of a man shot dead on the doorstep of his rural Taupo home has told a court how he arrived home to find him lying on his back in the rain and …

Mum in Napier-Taupo highway crash “real hero”
A helper who was one of the first on the scene of a crash between Napier and Taupo says the real hero of the day was the injured driver in the …

Taupo trials for black-type horses
Up to two trials over 1100 metres will be held at Taupo on August 22 prior to the first race and will be for horses that have placed in the first four in a …

Meal for the needy organised by Taupo Islamic Centre
Visiting university students from Malaysia cooked a hearty beef curry for Taupō families in need last week. The meal was organised by Taupō Islamic …

A man has died in a two-car crash near Lake Taupo
An elderly man has died in a two-car crash near Lake Taupo. The cars collided at the bridge on State Highway 1, north of Turangi, at 6.25am on …

Taupo gallop furthers Foxbridge preparation
Jamie Richards used a trip to Taupo for a hitout this morning to put top mare Melody Belle on target for her Group Two return to racing at Te Rapa.

A Taupo drug dealer was fatally shot in the chest when three men stormed his rural home …
That’s the scenario a Crown prosecutor has outlined to a jury in the High Court in Taupo – where three men have gone on trial for murdering Scott …

Planting days are great ways to educate children about conservation, Kids Greening Taupo says
Ana Tamarua and Katherine Davy, both 14, are encouraging Taupo locals to join them at a community planting day at Spa Park on Sunday August 12, …





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