Taupo News #88 – Week Ending 31st March 2019




One dead after crash near Taupo
One person is dead following a crash at Wairakei Terraces, near Taupo. A car and a motorcycle crashed on Friday afternoon, about 2.15pm, at the …

Five dead in crash north of Taupō
Five people have been confirmed dead after a car crashed into a tree near Taupō, and police say they were all members of the same family.

Vehicle crashes off bridge near Taupo
A vehicle has crashed off a bridge near Taupo. Police were called to the crash on Broadlands Rd at 8.05pm. Fire and ambulance crews have also …

Previously postponed roadworks along Old Taupo Rd happening this week in Rotorua
The roundabout on Old Taupo Rd/Devon St will be closed tomorrow, Friday and Monday nights as New Zealand Transport Agency contractors …

Free entry for endurance fans in Taupo
The remaining two ENEOS North Island Endurance Series events after Taupo take place on 10/11 May at Pukekohe and on 7/8 June at Hampton …

Taupo District Council recognised at Sister Cities conference
TaupÅ District Council has been nationally recognised for its efforts during a project around the 10th Anniversary Celebrations for the Suzhou and …

NZ police issue updates on fatal crash, Taupo District
Police can confirm five people have died following the single vehicle crash on Tirohanga Road, Taupo District. Motorists are asked to avoid Tirohanga …

Myrtle rust prompts tree removal on Taupo’s Tongariro Domain
An outbreak of myrtle rust in a number of council gardens has prompted the removal of a hedge on Tongariro Domain near the rose garden. Myrtle rust …

Green light given for traffic lights on main route into Taupō
The green light has been given to a set of traffic lights on a main route in to Taupō’s CBD, but one man is deadset against the idea. Traffic lights were …

Old Taupō Rd roadworks postponed
The roundabout at the Old Taupo Rd/Devon St intersection was due to be closed tonight, Friday and Monday nights for resurfacing as well as the …