Taupo News #103 – Week Ending 14th July 2019


Second arrest in Taupo attempted robbery
Please attribute to Detective Sergeant Andy Livingstone, Taupo CIB: Police has arrested a second person in relation to the attempted robbery of a …

Aggravated robbery of Taupo jeweller
Please attribute to Detective Sergeant Andy Livingstone, Taupo CIB: Police are appealing for information following an aggravated robbery in Taupo …

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Taupo News #102 – Week Ending 7th July 2019


Wastewater spills into Lake Taupo following major water main break
Taupō residents have been warned to stay out of the lake and avoid flushing toilets following a major water main break. Taupō District Council …

‘Unusually bright and long’ meteor spotted above Taupo
A New Zealander has been lucky enough to spot an “unusually bright and long” meteor above Taupo. Local resident David Bridson was in his spa …

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Taupo News #101 – Week Ending 30th June 2019


Taupo woman achieves first for naval gunnery
Taupo woman Samantha Carter has become the first female Petty Officer Seaman Combat Specialist in the history of the Royal New Zealand Navy.

Margaret Sweeney Challenge coming to Taupo
The Turangi Turtle Pools’ popular swimming challenge will now also be held at the AC Baths. The challenge is named in honour of Margaret Sweeny, …

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Taupo News #100 – Week Ending 23rd June 2019


Woman critically injured in Taupo hit-and-run
A woman was critically injured in a hit-and-run incident in Taupō late last night. The incident occurred on Richmond Ave about 11.15pm, leaving the …

Two vehicles towed away following crash at Taupo Quay turnoff onto Heads Rd
Two vehicles had to be towed away after drivers collided at the Taupo Quay and Heads Rd intersection. Whanganui police were called to the scene …

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Taupo News #99 – Week Ending 16th June 2019


Water woes: Car leaves road into Lake Taupo
A vehicle has gone off a road bordering Lake Taupo this afternoon and … Emergency services had been called to the Tauranga Taupo area where the …

Mix Online and Pitch Present the Pre-Party 2020 Taupo!
After a massive day at the Greenstone Entertainment Summer concert in 2019, AutoMatic80s will play Friday night at The Great Lake Centre, Taupo!

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Taupo News #98 – Week Ending 9th June 2019


BDO Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge early bird entries open
Early Bird entries for this year’s BDO Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge have opened with hundreds of riders already taking up the challenge.

Electric scooters to go on trial in Taupo
Electric scooters for hire will be trialled in Taupō town centre from next month after Taupō District Council approved the proposal at its May council …

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