News

September

Under 19 Rugby Tournament

The inaugural national Under 19 rugby tournament is set to kick off on September 28, bringing hundreds of players, spectators and supporters to Taupo.

Footpath to close temporarily for erosion control

Two sections of the Lions’ Walk will temporarily close this month to allow erosion work to be carried out around the lakefront.

Youth recognised at awards night

Exceptional young people from the Taupo District have been recognised at the 2014 District Youth Awards.

Get ready for an emergency

We’re getting ready – are you? That’s the challenge from Taupo District Council for Get Ready, Get Thru week.

Dog attacks on sheep to bring prosecution

A hard line will be taken against owners of dogs caught attacking livestock in the Taupo District after an increase in the number of animals being mauled.

‘Connections’ Taupo Art Connection

The beauty and power of relationships is the theme of a new exhibition at Taupo Museum by local art group Taupo Art Connection

Poisoned oak to come down

A large oak tree believed to have been poisoned in Secombe Park is being removed by Taupo District Council arborists.

Events review aimed at maximising economic benefits

An integration of Taupo District Council’s event management capabilities is set to further cement the district’s reputation as the Events Capital of New Zealand.

Restoration for Taupo’s Reid’s Carving

The Maori carving on the lakefront that frames a beautiful view of Lake Taupo will be taken down for maintenance this month.

Sculpture designs to commemorate WWI

Budding young sculpture designers from the Taupo District will reflect on World War I in a Taupo Museum exhibition this month.

Work on lakefront to combat erosion

An eroded stretch of bank along the Taupo lakefront is being reinforced to minimise possible damage in heavy rain or flooding.

Koruru returned to Taupo District

A historical koruru from a marae built in the 1880s is now on display at Taupo Museum for the first time.

Turangi’s mall to get makeover

Turangi’s main shopping area will be getting a fresh new look in time for summer with stage three of the town centre’s revitalisation expected to start next month.

Taupo District in 10 years

We are about to start developing a 10-Year Plan for our district and we want you to give us a hand! Please take the time to have your say.

August

Remedial works underway following asbestos discovery

A site used in a NZ Fire Service training exercise has been cordoned off to ensure the safe removal of asbestos.

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