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.

Rāhui over upper Waikato River after Taupo wastewater spill
The action follows wastewater discharges into Lake Taupō, which flows into the Waikato River. Following a major sewerage leak into the lake on July …

Mokai dairy company plant near Taupo welcomes Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has visited dairy company Miraka’s processing plant in Mokai near Taupō. Miraka’s kaitiaki and general manager of …

Meads Shield decider on this Saturday in Taupō
While Taupō Sports triumphed in the first round robin match-up, five starting players missing from the second round game meant Waitete evened the …

New sewer pipe install a success in Taupo, water restrictions lifted
The new Lake Terrace sewer pipe was successfully installed and connected overnight meaning TaupÅ residents could return to normal water usage.

Taupō truckie relishing New Zealand Supreme Pie Awards judging gig
Taupō truckie relishing New Zealand Supreme Pie Awards judging gig … One of the judges at this year’s awards is Taupo truckie, 27-year-old, Brad …

Bay of Plenty winners celebrate Lotto wins
One Whakatane player is celebrating winning $333,333 with Lotto First Division, and six players from Te Puke, Taupo, Tauranga and Papamoa are …

New Zealand family travel: The treasures of Taupō
Thirty minutes outside Taupō is a geothermal wonderland most of us have never heard of – Orakei Korako. The area is known as The Hidden Valley, …

Rugby: New-look loose forward trio shines in Magpies win
Josh Kaifa gave the thumbs up to a new-look loose forward trio after the Hawke’s Bay Magpies rugby side’s pre-season win against Waikato in Taupo …