News

May

Huka Falls Road to close temporarily for repairs

A section of Huka Falls Road will be closed for about three weeks in June to allow important repairs to be carried out.

Taupo teen has all the right words

A Taupo teenager has taken out both of Taupo District Council’s road safety competitions with her punchy prose and hard hitting messages.

Help us become better connected

Taupo District Council are looking to register the district’s interest in a Government-funded programme aimed at enhancing New Zealand’s connectivity.

Turangi Tongariro Community Board wins top award

Turangi Tongariro Community Board has won the Supreme Award at the Local Government New Zealand Best Practice Awards.

Prison job losses reduced

News job losses at Tongariro/Rangipo Prison will be dramatically less than first predicted has been welcomed by Taupo District Mayor David Trewavas.

Taupo Museum holds old fashioned gala

An old fashioned gala being held at Taupo Museum will be the last hurrah for long-serving staff member Chris Potter this weekend.

Taupo water treatment supervisor recognised

Taupo District Council’s water treatment supervisor has been recognised as the top operator in the industry with a national award.

New sculpture on platform

A new sculpture is now up on the Lake Terrace water treatment plant platform.

Bookings open for new air service provider

Sounds Air is now taking bookings on the Taupo-Wellington route it will start operating on from June 2.

Failing water main to be replaced

A water main that has burst four times in Taupo in recent weeks is being replaced ahead of schedule to ensure a steady water supply for residents and businesses.

Panama football comes to Taupo

One of Panama’s premier men’s football teams is coming to Taupo next week in the lead up to the FIFA Under 20 World Cup.

Spruce up for Taupo intersections

Four major intersections in Taupo are set for a revamp after safety concerns were raised about overgrown gardens obstructing motorists’ views.

Road Safety Week

Road Safety Week 2015 runs from 4-10 May and this year the theme is ‘Look Out For Kids’, focussing on keeping some of our most vulnerable road users safe.

April

Open fire season for Taupo District

The Taupo District is now in an open fire season after an extended period of wet weather.

Taupo-Wellington air service secured

Taupo District Council has signed a deal with Sounds Air to fly the Taupo - Wellington route Air New Zealand abandons at the end of this month.

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