Butterfly spreads its wings at domain

The butterfly sculpture designed by a high school student has been brought to life on Tongariro Domain.

Turangi netball pavilion given green light for consultation

Turangi netballers will have a new base in the pavilion building at Te Kapua Park provided the community and iwi support the idea.

FOUR PHOTOS – An Exhibition of Thought

Four Taupo photographers are keen to take you on a thought provoking journey this summer with a collection of photographs.

Have your say on South Western Bay Settlement’s reserves

Share your views on our draft plan to manage reserves in the south western bay settlements area of the district.

Mangakino skate park opening celebration this Saturday

The Mangakino skate park has been completed early after an amazing fundraising effort and the formation of a partnership between the community and the council.

IRONMAN 70.3 move welcomed

News IRONMAN Asia Pacific is to consolidate its New Zealand IRONMAN events in Taupo has been warmly welcomed by Mayor David Trewavas.

Taupo Half Ironman

Watch out for athletes doing the 2014 Nutri-Grain Taupo Half Ironman this Saturday!

Get involved in some Christmas fun!

The Mangakino Christmas Parade and Turangi’s Santa Parade and Christmas in the Park event are this weekend.

Turangi Revitalisation celebrated

Work on Turangi’s mall is now finished, signalling the end of the town centre’s revitalisation project and completing a fresh new look for the town.

Speed limit to change on section of Poihipi Road

The speed limit on an 800 metre section of Poihipi Road is to change from 100 kilometres per hour to 80 in a bid to improve road safety.

Liquid Light

A unique selection of glass art will be on display at Taupo Museum this summer, with work from some of New Zealand’s most promising artists.

Lakefront Storage Shed

A storage pen and small shed is being built on reserve land near Taupo Boat Harbour, with construction beginning in early December.


New look for Taupo cenotaph

Taupo’s cenotaph is getting a fresh new look to commemorate the centenary of World War I next year, with a refurbishment planned to start early next month.

Rifle Range Road water main to be replaced

A decision has been made to bring forward a planned upgrade of a water main in Rifle Range Road in an effort to bring a series of repeated bursts to an end.

Graduates celebrate achievements

It was celebration time for 75 industry training graduates who attended Taupo District Council’s first ever ITO graduation ceremony last night.

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