Taupo News #90 – Week Ending 14th April 2019




A first timer’s guide to visiting New Zealand’s Taupo
Lake Taupo, found a little under four-hours drive from Auckland in New Zealand’s North Island, is true stunner of a destination. The largest lake in the …

Woman missing in Taupo found
Police this morning issued an urgent plea for information about Jill Will, who was last seen about 10pm yesterday at a house in Acacia Bay, Taupo.

Stortford Lodge: Influx of Taupo lambs at Stortford sale
A feature of the lamb yarding was the number of Taupo lambs. Feed is short there so the lambs are sent to Hawke’s Bay where there is plenty of feed.

Preparing for the Next ‘Supervolcano’ Eruption
TAUPO, New Zealand – Sailing across New Zealand’s pristine Lake Taupo on a blue-sky day, it is hard to comprehend the level of destruction that …

Boy back home after surviving crash near Taupo that killed five family members
The sole survivor of a crash that killed five family members has been released from hospital and is recovering at home. But it’s a tough path ahead for …

‘The Village Resort’ Lake Taupo hotel sold
The Hotel Conversation (press release) (blog)
The Village Resort has a prestigious address being 82 Lake Terrace adjacent to Lake Taupo and fronting Rifle Range Road, Tui Street and Lake …

NZ police urgently seek sightings of missing Taupo woman
Police want to hear from anyone who may have seen Jill in the Taupo area this morning, and ask that people be alert for anyone who could be her.

Wairakei Tourism Park golf range for sale
The Shooters Golf Range, a sports tourism business, is for sale with buildings within the well-known Wairakei Tourism Park near Taupo. “This tender …

New Zealand Superbike: Daniel Mettam Wins Championship By A Single Point, At Bruce McLaren …
Meanwhile, in the Pro Twins class, Ben Rosendaal (Suzuki SV650) successfully wrapped-up the title win at Taupo, edging out fellow Suzuki rider Nick …

Whanganui racer Richie Dibben saves his best for last in his debut Supersport 600 season
“Yeah, it was a slightly better meeting for me at Taupo after all the carnage early on in the season,” Dibben said. The season began badly with no …