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 …

Farm brewery wins gold at world’s largest beer awards
A brewery which produces beer from a farmshed near Taupō has won gold at the world’s largest annual beer awards. Lakeman Brewing is run out of a …

Winners reflect diversity of Taupo Fishery
Six other winners have also each won a Taupo Region Fishing Licence of their choice and will see their photos illustrate various licence categories on …

Spreading peace and love around the world
LOCK HAVEN — In their flight around the world, Barry and Sandra Payne, of Taupo, New Zealand, have one clear goal — to spread peace to “people …

More children to benefit from Swim Well Taupo after Contact signs sponsorship to 2021
Another wave of children in the TaupÅ district will benefit from free swimming and water safety lessons after Contact extended its sponsorship of the …

Candidates’ sessions scheduled for upcoming Taupo or Waikato elections
Budding local body politicians can find out more about standing for TaupÅ District Council or Waikato Regional Council at a series of information …

Stortford Lodge: Demand for store lambs still strong
There was no sign of a slowdown in store lamb prices at Stortford Lodge yesterday. About 8000 lambs were on offer, some from Taupo and Gisborne.

Lakeman Brewing and Volcanic Coffee collaborate on coffee beer
When a Taupō beer connoisseur gets together with a Taupo coffee connoisseur, gold medals happen. Lakeman Brewing has just won a gold medal in …

Largest yacht launched on Lake Taupō a sign of the tourist times
It’s a famous line from the film ‘Jaws’, but it could have been uttered by Lake Taupō Sail Fearless operator David Nesbitt. We’re going to need a bigger …