Taupo News #66 – Week Ending 28th October 2018


Maternity unit at Taupo Hospital receives gifts from Taupo Parents Centre
Partners of women giving birth are being encouraged to stay overnight at Taupō Hospital – and a new mattress is making that stay a little more …

Ngati Tuwharetoa working with state in Taupo Collective Impact Government Group
Taupō area police commander Warwick Morehu said the collaboration was about serving Tūwharetoa’s aspirations to bring about a better future for …

Spring Challenge teams to explore what’s on Taupo’s doorstep
Spring Challenge North – Taupo – Saturday, October 27. 24.10.18. A record number of women will be enjoying the annual Spring Challenge North, …

Missing man told family he was lost in bush near Taupo
Police are seeking sightings of a 22-year-old Taupo man who is believed to be lost in bush. Scott McPherson’s family last heard from him yesterday, …

Fresh and Furious roller derby tournament to hit Taupo Events Centre
Three teams of newbies will be taking on Taupō’s newest Huka Dolls at the Fresh and Furious tournament in a fortnight. Held at Taupō Events Centre, …

Two dead in crash near Taupo
Two people are dead after a crash on State Highway 1 near Ohakuri, between Taupo and Tokoroa, in the North Island. One person has critical injuries …

New Zealand Heartland XV named for two matches in Taupo
The team will play two matches in Taupo in early November. Bradley has been a key part of the Thames Valley side which this weekend faces South …

Former Taupo men representing New Zealand on world stage
The appointment of two former TaupÅ men to senior roles within Foreign Affairs is testament to the quality of people the district produces, says Mayor …

Taupo wins Keep New Zealand Beautiful large town award
“We as a council have worked hard to proactively promote a number of initiatives over the past 12 months and volunteer groups like Tidy Taupo, …

Landmark lift-off
House on its way to new life in Taupo. … the approximately eight-hour journey overnight at 10pm and were expecting to be in Taupo by 6am today.