Taupo News #70 – Week Ending 25th November 2018


Cyclist dies during Lake Taupo Challenge
Lake Taupō Cycle Challenge management and trustees have engaged with, and are co-operating fully with NZ Police and other authorities.”.

Taupo residents horrified at beech tree felling
Taupo District Council had taken the trees down without consulting anyone, because they believed they were diseased, sparking outrage from …

Spectators entertained at BDO Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge Criterium
It was an exciting atmosphere on the streets of TaupÅ tonight at the annual BDO Lake TaupÅ Cycle Challenge. It all kicked off with Cycle Mania, a new …

Captivating finishes at BDO Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge
Epic results unfolded today at the 42nd annual BDO Lake TaupÅ Cycle Challenge. Despite some rain, spectators lined the streets of TaupÅ to watch …

Cycling: Whanganui success at the Lake Taupo Challenge
Three Wanganui Collegiate mates worked well as a team to get two of them on the podium for the ‘Half The Lake’ race at the 42nd Lake Taupō Cycle …

Equestrian toasted at opening in Taupo
The future of New Zealand’s equestrian was toasted by some of the nation’s sporting leaders today with the official opening of the National Equestrian …

International NZ Equestrian Centre opened in Taupo
New Zealand’s equestrian community will take another big step forwards with the official opening of the National Equestrian Centre’s new …

Manawatu Wanganui men’s team win Freyberg Masters tournament for first time since 2006
The Manawatu Wanganui men’s team came with a late flurry to win the coveted Freyberg Masters tournament at the Taupo Golf Club last week.

Mixed verdict in trial of rising motorsport star Faine Kahia
Taupo motorsport star Faine Kahia has been found not guilty of rape but guilty of sexual connection with a young person. Kahia faced two charges of …

A man with serious injuries has beens pulled from a burning car in Taupo tonight
This happened at 8.20 pm at Story Place at North Domain. Fire and Emergency, ambulance and police are attending the scene. It’s not yet clear how …