Taupo News #94 – Week Ending 12th May 2019


Foul play on the fairway: Vandals suspected of sabotaging swanky Taupo golf course
Found off the Thermal Explorer Highway, north of Taupo, the green fees for a registered New Zealand golfer is usually $165. More to come.

NZ’s Best Eventers Head to Taupo for Champs
The nation’s best onshore based eventers head to Taupo this week for the much-anticipated New Zealand Three Day Event Championships, this time …

Foul play on the fairway: Vandals suspected of attacking swanky Taupo golf course
Vandals are being blamed for attacking the putting greens of the Wairakei International Golf Course, forcing its closure till spring. In a press release, …

Taupo Mayor says enough is enough following fatal crashes
TaupÅ District Mayor David Trewavas wants State Highway safety improvements for his district expedited following three fatal crashes in which 16 …

Bay of Plenty schools head to Smokefreerockquest heats
Bay of Plenty schools are well represented at this year’s regional heats for the Bay of Plenty Smokefreerockquest. Held on May 18, the competition is …

Marsh: We’re racing for peanuts
Banquo has won two of four trials in New Zealand, including his latest hit-out over 1025 metres at Taupo on April 29. WATCH: Banquo win his Taupo …

IRONMAN launches ‘fast track’ to Taupo World Champs for NZ triathletes
New Zealand and Australian triathletes looking to qualify for 2020 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in TaupÅ have been given a huge boost today …

Sailing: Borrowed boat more than a “Blurr” off Napier
When asked if NZCU Baywide chief executive Earle was being hospitable enough in the wake of a crash between the two at Taupo and the promises …

Wellington men arrested after spate of North Island jewellery thefts
The pair are alleged to have stolen about $60,000 worth of jewellery from stores in Wellington, Carterton, Whanganui, Taupo and Te Awamutu …