Taupo News #56 – Week Ending 19th August 2018



Taupo shooting: Hamilton jury deliberations to resume Friday
A jury will continue its deliberations today over whether three men are guilty of murder and aggravated robbery after the shooting of a Taupo drug …

Defence argues fatal shot that killed Taupo man was ‘accidental’
One of three men accused of the murder of a Taupō man “accidentally” fired a fatal shot as they attempted to rob him of drugs and cash, a jury has …

Rotorua, Taupo Lotto players strike Second Division
Lotto players in Rotorua and Taupo have woken to a midweek cash windfall after second division was struck in both towns last night. The winning …

Hot spot: Taupo, New Zealand
First things first: Taupo is pronounced ‘toe paw’ – and not the bastardized ‘towel-po’ of which it is commonly known by. Learn this fact and then take a …

Jury continues deliberations over Taupo murder accused
A jury has begun continuing its deliberations over whether three Taupo men are guilty of the murder of a Taupo drug dealer. Cody Griffin, 25 …

Taupo Countdown joins bag-free group
On Monday, August 13, the Taupō Countdown joined 41 other Countdown supermarkets throughout New Zealand to do away with single use bags at …

Taupo is finalist in Most Beautiful Large Town in NZ Award
Taupō must now duel it out with Timaru for the title of Keep New Zealand Beautiful’s (KNZB) Most Beautiful Large Town In New Zealand award.

Stakes-winning filly to resume at Taupo
Last-start Listed winner Santa Catarina will begin her three-year-old campaign at Taupo next Wednesday. The Savabeel filly, who won two of her …

HMNZS Taupo Adds to Operation Wasawasa’s Successful Work
HMNZS Taupo issued 47 infringement notices since it began joint operations with the Fijian Navy and other local stakeholders. The Protector-class …

Wairakei Resort Taupo pastry chef named best dessert maker in New Zealand at Hospitality …
For the second year running, judges say the country’s best desserts are made in Taupō . Wairakei Resort’s Anu Lakmal was named New Zealand’s …





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