Taupo News #86 – Week Ending 17th March 2019


Motorists to avoid Tongariro Street in Taupo due to incident
Police are in attendance at a family harm incident on Tongariro Street in Taupo. The incident happened at about 3pm today and Police have concerns …

Former maternity home will be demolished due to asbestos
Taupō’s former maternity home will be demolished due to the asbestos found in it last year, leaving a big bill and community groups looking for a new …

Taupo takes some top honours in Ironman athletes choice awards
The TaupÅ District is proving to be the place to be in IRONMAN circles following the release of the 2018 Athletes Choice Awards. The TaupÅ event …

Police cordons in place in Taupō following family harm incident
Police are asking motorists and pedestrians to avoid the area around Tongariro Street in Taupō following a family harm incident. The incident …

Phillips, Kahlefeldt shine at Taupo half-ironman
New Zealander Mike Phillips and Czech athlete Radka Kahlefeldt have posted commanding wins in the Taupo half-ironman. Radka Kahlefeldt Photo: …

Taupo vigil to be held in memory of Christchurch victims
A vigil will be held in TaupÅ on Wednesday night in honour of the 50 people who lost their lives in the Christchurch shootings last Friday. A procession …

Stortford Lodge: Younger cattle in demand at store sale
The feature of the cattle sale was the 94 18-month angus steers from H and A McCallum, Taupo. In the sheep pens longer term lambs sold surprisingly …

Destination Great Lake Taupo announces new general manager
Destination Great Lake TaupÅ (DGLT) board chair, Ray Salter is pleased to announce the appointment of Jane Wilson as the new General Manager …

Resource Consent granted for lakeside development
The Taupo District Council has granted Resource Consent for the first stage of a new property development in Kinloch on the shores of Lake Taupo.

Main building of Waiora House to be demolished in Taupo
The main building at Waiora House is to be demolished. The former maternity home housed a number of social service and community groups and …