Taupo News #98 – Week Ending 9th June 2019


BDO Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge early bird entries open
Early Bird entries for this year’s BDO Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge have opened with hundreds of riders already taking up the challenge.

Electric scooters to go on trial in Taupo
Electric scooters for hire will be trialled in Taupō town centre from next month after Taupō District Council approved the proposal at its May council …

Stortford Lodge: Good store lambs still in demand
Lochinver Station, Taupo, 325 c/o, $147; 317 c/o, $135.50; 184 c/o, $130.50; 169 ewe, $124; 252 ewe, $130; Ngawa Farming, Wanstead, 175 male, …

First round glory to KTM convert Callan May
Meanwhile, the winner of the 90-minute junior race on Saturday was Taupo’s Wil Yeoman, with Oparau’s Hunter Scott and Rotorua’s Hunter Steens …

Warning unheeded: Why the KiwiSaver tax scandal should have surprised nobody
OPINION: A Taupo KiwiSaver’s 2015 dire warning that “a hell of a lot” of KiwiSavers were on the wrong tax rates has proved spectacularly correct.

Court of Appeal dismissed $140000 theft appeal but reduces Stephanie Elmiger’s sentence
A woman guilty of stealing $140,000 from a Taupo car dealership in 211 counts of has had her appeal dismissed but her sentence reduced by four …

From motocross to cross-country, one Bay of Plenty rider can do it all
“As well as that series, I will race in the MX1 motocross class to represent the Taupo Motorcycle Club at the upcoming Battle of the Clubs (BOTC) …