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.


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.

IRONMAN New Zealand wins award

Taupo District’s biggest event, IRONMAN New Zealand, has won an award for its excellence.

Generator installation to affect AC Baths

Some AC Baths pools will be out of action on Thursday 21 September from 6am to 3pm so a Civil Defence generator can be safely installed.

Kimono Revisited

A fascination with the kimono has culminated in a new exhibition from New Zealand artist Maxine Parkin-Jones that will be on display at Taupo Museum from Saturday.

Call on community to get involved in Kete Taupo

Taupo District Libraries and Taupo Museum staff are calling on the community to get involved in World War 1 commemorations through Kete Taupo.

Language of the Line

What starts as a simple drawing can evolve into a work of art, and this month Taupo Museum has an exhibition focussing on the art of drawing.

Recognising our young people

Take the time to nominate a special young person for the Taupo Times 2014 District Youth Awards and help recognise the movers and shakers of the district’s future.

Generators delivered to Taupo for Civil Defence

Two of Taupo’s biggest venues got a special delivery this week that will boost the district’s capability in a Civil Defence emergency.

Waitahanui to be consulted on water supply

A $1.9 million government grant will soon see Waitahanui residents asked if they want to connect to the Taupo town water supply.

Safety improvements for Lake Terrace

Community concerns about pedestrian safety on Lake Terrace will see new safety measures being taken along a busy section of the road.

Feedback sought on bylaws

Your feedback is being sought on three bylaws under review by Taupo District Council to ensure any changes reflect the desires of the community.


Next stage for Spa Thermal Park tidy up

Tree stumps and broken branches are being removed from Spa Thermal Park to make way for the planting of new native trees.

ETA roundabouts to be tidied up

Three roundabouts at major intersections on the East Taupo Arterial (ETA) in Taupo are being tidied up and planted with new trees.

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