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 …

Big guns on show at Taupo trials
The Roger James and Robert Wellwood stable will step out stable stars Rondinella and Concert Hall at the Taupo trials on Wednesday with James …

Three Lotto players share $1 million
Three Lotto players from Auckland, Taupo and Kaiapoi will share tonight’s first division prize of $1 million. The winning tickets holders have each …

North Island to be drenched with heavy rain as wild weather continues
Waikato, Waitomo, Taumarunui, Taupo and Taranaki are all forecast to experience heavy rainfall and thunderstorms on Monday through to Tuesday …

Te Hāroto sticks together after death rocks tight community
A handful of houses can be seen from the Napier-Taupo highway, but only seven are occupied. Its residents are still struggling to come to terms with a …

Waikato renovation embraces the lodge look
When Julie and Jamie Mikkelson celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary seven years ago at the legendary Huka Lodge near Taupo, it had a …

Election sign removal ordered after breach
Rotorua Lakes Council ordered the Rotorua District Residents and Ratepayer group to remove the sign near the intersection of Old Taupo Rd and …

Honda Rider to Make Team NZ Debut in Netherlands
It’s an awesome opportunity that I’ve been given,” said the soon-to-turn 20-year-old rider from Taupo. Hundreds of truck-loads of sand will be brought …