Taupo News #77 – Week Ending 13th January 2019




Tractors spectacular once again in Taupo Bay
Tractors of all sizes, ages and condition rumbled through Taupo Bay for the tiny settlement’s fifth annual Tractor Spectacular. More than 30 teams took …

Successful Taupo House Builder, Mat Staples Builder Has Relocated from Auckland to Taupo
Taupo, NZ – Successful house builder, Mat Staples Builder has relocated their office from Auckland to Taupo. While they have moved their office to …

‘Around The Mountains’ exhibition coming to Taupo Museum
A new exhibition coming to TaupÅ Museum has been assembled to showcase the beauty of our wonderful Tongariro National Park. The concept for …

Taupo Quay waterfront developer to meet engineers
The developer behind the proposed Whanganui Bridgewater Quay project on Taupo Quay will meet engineers in a meeting he calls a “dealmaker or a …

Hotel landmark loophole could see proposed eight storey hotel built, lawyer tells Taupō critics
Cypress Capital plans to build an 8-storey hotel in downtown Taupō which would have 84 rooms of 4.5-star hotel accommodation, three basement …

‘Lucky to be alive’: Elderly driver escapes Rotorua crash with minor injuries
She was driving along Old Taupo Rd at 60km/h when the crash, involving one other car, happened. The force of the collision flipped her car “high in …

Investigator at scene of overnight fire at Rotorua New World supermarket
Brigades were sent to reports of the supermarket on Old Taupo Rd, near Malfroy Rd, on fire at 10.56pm. A fire communications spokesman said a skip …

Man burned in Far North gas bottle accident
A Far North man who suffered burns to both arms while changing gas bottles near Taupo Bay has been flown to Middlemore Hospital. Mangonui fire …

Whanganui Happenings
Where: Sarjeant object gallery, above the iSite, 31 Taupo Quay. SARJEANT GALLERY … Where: Whanganui Community Arts Centre, 19 Taupo Quay.