Taupo News #68 – Week Ending 11th November 2018


Off to a new home at Taupo
The building, bordered on three sides by the former St Marys School for much of its life, has been dismantled and shifted to Taupo, where it will be …

Distinction for outstanding young Taupo pianist
Taupo registered music teacher Vivienne Sands has been teaching music since she was 15 years old. She is also an accomplished composer, with …

Taupo Neighbourhood Support co-ordinator a real good sort
If you see kids cycling up and down multiple driveways, it can mean trouble, Joy Johnson says. Johnson has headed the Taupō District’s …

Tenant to give landlord Airbnb profits after running secret Taupo guesthouse
A tenant who made $27,000 secretly hosting Airbnb guests at a house she didn’t live at has been ordered to give her landlord the net profit.

Seven injured in major car crash near Mangonui, Far North
The accident occurred about 8.40am at the intersection of Taupo Bay Rd and State Highway 10, southeast of Mangonui. A Subaru Legacy station …

Opinion: Be prepared to make a difference for those with depression
We need to be prepared to help those who are suffering in silence, writes Federated Farmers Rotorua/Taupo provincial president Alan Wills.

Roller derby newbies itching for Fresh and Furious tournament in Taupō
Eleven Taupō women are counting down the hours till their first derby clash on Saturday. The roller derby newbies are playing in the Fresh and …

Rotorua letters: Trout fishery under threat
Having myself, stripped trout, fertilised and incubated the eggs from lakes Tarawera and Taupo when an employee of the Wildlife Division of Internal …

Kickboxing: Hawke’s Bay’s Kelvyn Jones returns from three-year spell
“I’m back now and I can’t wait to get back in the ring and have some fun,” Jones said as he pondered his fight with Taupo’s Luke Hodges on Saturday …

Criminal Justice Advisory Group to visit Waikato
The Government’s Safe and Effective Justice Programme Advisory Group – Te Uepū Hāpai i te Ora – will visit Hamilton, Tokoroa, Te Kuiti and Taupo …

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