Taupo News #89 – Week Ending 7th April 2019




Recovering from Taupo blaze
No business can anticipate a fire, however Tongariro St business owners say being well insured is a good start. Business owners either side of Taupo …

Katikati man killed in crash near Taupo
Police have released the name of a Katikati man killed in a crash near Taupo. Colin Stephenson died following a crash between a car and motorcycle …

Taupo crash victims named
Police can now name the five people who died following a crash on Tirohanga Road, Taupo District, on Monday. They were 44-year-old Peter …

Avalon Biddle Creates NZ History with Title Win
APRIL 7, 2019: Canterbury’s Avalon Biddle created history when she wrapped up the New Zealand Supersport 600 title in Taupo on Sunday, the first …

NZ police are responding to fatal crash at Taupo District
NZ police are responding to fatal crash at Taupo District … fatal crash, helicopter, hospital, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, police, Taupo, Waikato.

Motorists warned after heavy hail in Bay of Plenty
“These severe thunderstorms are moving towards the west-southwest, and are expected to lie near Taupo Wairakei and Orakei Korako.

Hamilton scores shock rating as NZ’s top summer destination
Wanaka is the second most booked on Book a Bach followed by Queenstown, Rotorua township, Taupo central, Whitianga, Mt Maunganui, Ohakune, …

Rotorua Intermediate students involved in crash which killed five, injured one
Taupō mayor David Trewavas said following the accident yesterday he certainly didn’t want any more fatal crashes in the district. “If the findings from …

Avalon Biddle creates NZ history with title win
Canterbury’s Avalon Biddle created history when she wrapped up the New Zealand Supersport 600 title in Taupo on Sunday, the first female to win …

Systems collide to create tumultuous thunderstorms
MetService meteorologist Peter Little says the central region around Taupo, Rotorua and Taumarunui was hit by localised thunderstorms about 6pm …