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Taupo News #105 – Week Ending 28th July 2019


Jobs: several positions with the geothermal operations of Contact Energy in NZ
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Taupo film team win BOP 48Hours competition
A team from Taupo took out the top prize at the Bay of Plenty Vista Foundation 48Hours Film awards ceremony at Rialto Cinemas on Saturday night.

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Taupo News #104 – Week Ending 21st July 2019


Taupo police station evacuated after explosion risk
Taupo police station has closed after a member of the public presented the station with what is believed to be a piece of historic military equipment, …

Windy weather closes Napier-Taupo Road, strong gusts across Hawke’s Bay
Windy weather across Hawke’s Bay forced high sided vehicles and motorbikes to avoid the Napier-Taupo Road. MetService meteorologist April Clark …

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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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