Taupo News #80 – Week Ending 3rd February 2019




Car in Lake Taupō after Rebel Sport burglary
A police media spokeswoman said it was suspected the car was used overnight in a burglary at Rebel Sport in Taupō and it was possibly involved in …

Turangi v Taupo: ‘Forgotten’ small town threatens law suit over cashed up Taupo
The prime concern: Taupō gets money “without hesitation” from the district council, while Turangi is considered the poorer cousin treated with …

Auer takes timely win in Taupo
Auer takes timely win in Taupo. Austrian Lucas Auer grabbed his first win in the 2019 Castrol Toyota Racing Series, fighting off Liam Lawson for the …

Food for thought: Taupo GP claims diet group eliminating type 2 diabetes
In a sea of diabetes a GP and colleagues are aiming to make Taupo a type 2 diabetes, medication-free “island”. So far, Taupo Medical Centre GP Glen …

Liam Lawson leads from lights to flag in Taupo
Liam Lawson dominated Saturday’s first race at the Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park, Taupo to narrow the gap to Marcus Armstrong in the Castrol …

Auer takes timely win in Taupo
Austrian Lucas Auer grabbed his first win in the 2019 Castrol Toyota Racing Series, fighting off Liam Lawson for the win as championship leader …

Mayor’s wife donates kidney to save his life
It’s easy to say you’ll do anything for someone you love but could you go as far as donating an organ? Taupo Mayor David Trewavas was told he …

Taupō resident texts neighbour complaining about their Poi E alarm
Poi E hit the number one charts in 1984 and is still sung by many today — however this Taupo neighbour is sick of listening to the hit song every …

Forestry block now dry stock grazing
A substantial dairy grazing property owned by Wairakei Pastoral Ltd, a large corporate farming enterprise, has been placed on the market. The Taupo …

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra to play in Taupō and Tauranga
Classical Journey, in association with Ryman Healthcare, will include Tauranga’s Baycourt Addison Theatre on Wednesday February 20 and Taupo’s …