Taupo News #79 – Week Ending 27th January 2019




State Highway 1 near Taupo reopens after two-car crash injures five
State Highway 1 near Taupo reopens after two-car crash injures five … State Highway 1 south of Taupo has reopened after a two-car crash blocked …

Helicopter crashes in Taupo
Emergency services are responding to State Highway 1 near Maroa Road, near Atiamuri, where a helicopter has crashed after hitting power lines.

Taupo unites in search for Bubbles the chihuahua
When great-grandmother Faye Emery’s car was smashed in a head-on collision near Taupo, she went into a coma and two of her grandchildren were …

Frantic search for grandmother’s dog after she was ‘thrown from car’ in crash
New Zealand grandmother Faye Emery was driving with her three grandchildren aged 11, 6 and 2 in Taupo, North Island, when the accident occurred.

Summer Concert Tour Rocks The Central North Island
… the annual Summer Concert Tour today moved onto its show when 15,000 fans descended on Taupo Amphitheatre for the sold out Taupo Summer …

Chihuahua missing in Taupō mountain biking park
Natalie Kapetaneas got such a fright that she dialled 911 when two cars crashed outside her cafe located five minutes north of Taupo on January 18.

Rescue Helicopter review ‘overdue’
On their return, Philips suddenly announced the service was to be cut, with Tauranga and Taupo retained. The decision led to a launch pad of strident …

Johnny Turner chipping a new sculpture at Ferner Galleries in Acacia Bay, Taupō
Curious people are invited to see hard stone become sensuous artwork, high above Lake Taupō. Sculptor Johnny Turner is working on new marble …

Charity undie run returns to Kellogg’s Nutrigran Ironman NZ for 35th year celebrations
IRONMAN competitors, supporters and Taupo locals are encouraged to strip down to their undies and run for charity, with the Undie Run confirmed as …