News

September

Delegation from Chinese friendship city visits

A delegation from Chinese city Shaoxing visited Taupo this week, further cementing the friendly relationship between the areas.

August

Town centre WiFi up for award

The free WiFi service launched for the Taupo central business district in June has been named a finalist in the Tourism Industry Awards New Zealand.

Lane closure for Tongariro Bridge

There has been plenty of action going on around Tongariro Bridge and next week one lane will close for three nights to allow work to progress.

New fitness equipment in Spa Thermal Park

The community now has shiny new fitness equipment to use in Spa Thermal Park after the installation of three new pieces of equipment earlier this month.

Water mains replacement

Work on two water mains being replaced in Taupo is nearly complete.

Waste-free parenting workshop coming to town

Want to reduce your ecological footprint and find easy solutions to waste-free parenting? You’re in luck!

Welcome To My World

Want to experience the world from a different point of view? The new exhibition at Taupo Museum might just do the trick.

Nominations open for Youth Awards

Do you know a special young person who deserves recognition for their achievements? Nominate them for the Taupo District Youth Awards!

Maori Language Week celebrated

Taupo’s town centre was buzzing with activity for Maori Language Week – Te Wiki o te Reo Maori – with kapa haka, traditional Maori fare and plenty of te Reo.

Mayor to travel to China as part of Local Government delegation

Taupo District Mayor David Trewavas will attend the New Zealand China Mayoral Forum in Xiamen City in September.

Never A Week Goes By

An exhibition that features Taupo’s sister city Noumea and tells the tale of how two Pacific colonies experienced World War I opens at Taupo Museum this weekend.

July

Road closures in place

Some road closures will be in place to make way for the inaugural Taupo Marathon tomorrow Saturday, 1 August.

Give your feedback on Kinloch reserves

Time is running out for the community to have its say on Kinloch’s reserves, with one week until submissions close.

Mangakino water supply shut down

Mangakino’s water supply is being turned off to allow the changeover from the old water main to the new from 10am to 3pm today.

Intersection improvement work to begin

Three major intersections in the Taupo central business district are getting a makeover from next week.

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