Taupo News #109 – Week Ending 25th August 2019


Racing: Tony Pike team ready for Hastings challenge
With the Taupo meeting called off after four races, Pike’s promising filly Kali missed out on making her spring debut in the 1100m 3-year-old fillies race …

Taupō taxi companies worried about rank outsider Uber
Uber is headed to Taupō and the company’s arrival has established taxi services worried. But those who might use the service are hailing the move.

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Taupo News #108 – Week Ending 18th August 2019


How Taupo doctor helped reverse 42 cases of diabetes
For a couple of years now, a local doctor in Taupo has been pushing his patients to try a low carb, ketogenic diet. The results have proved astounding.

Cold conditions lead to lingering snow and ice for Napier-Taupo Rd
MetService meteorologist Angus Hines said there was a possibility of more snow and ice on the Napier–Taupo Rd overnight. “With the wetter weather …

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Taupo News #107 – Week Ending 11th August 2019


Huka lodge sale next act in van Heeran-Kidd dispute
Article – BusinessDesk. Aug. 5 (BusinessDesk) – The Court of Appeal has appointed receivers to enable the sale of Taupo’s exclusive Huka Lodge so …

Otago under-19 well prepared for season ahead
The side finished 10th last year at the national tournament in Taupo but has more size … The squad will be trimmed to 25 for the tournament in Taupo.

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Taupo News #106 – Week Ending 4th August 2019


Taupo District Council releases pre-election report
Taupo District Council’s Pre-election Report is now available to view ahead of the elections this October. The report provides voters and candidates …

Taupo District Council makes commitment to a smokefree district
Taupo District Council has agreed to adopt the Smokefree/Auahi Kore District Wide Action Plan, signalling its commitment to creating a smokefree …

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Taupo News #105 – Week Ending 28th July 2019


Jobs: several positions with the geothermal operations of Contact Energy in NZ
Data Scientist – Fixed Term Contract– Wairakei, Taupo, Generation … Engineering Manager, Wairakei, Taupo, Generation & Development View Apply.

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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