Widening of Great Lake Walkway planned

The Great Lake Walkway that stretches from the Lake Terrace water treatment plant to the yacht club is set to be widened and concreted to make it easier to use.

Stan Walker to perform in Turangi

International recording artist Stan Walker is set to perform in Turangi as part of the town’s 50th Jubilee finale and Christmas in the Park celebrations.

Restricted fire season begins

Two fires in three days in the lead up to the start of the restricted fire season, which starts today, have prompted fresh warnings to take care with fire.


Tuwharetoa Street carpark to be put on market

A decision has been made to continue with the sale of 29 Tuwharetoa Street in Taupo’s Central Business District.

Taupo Framed

Do you want to contribute to an exhibition made up of quintessential Taupo images and art works? Taupo Framed is coming to Taupo Museum for the first time, and this is your opportunity to take part.

Mayor welcomes feasibility study for wood processing plant

Taupo District Mayor David Trewavas has welcomed news a feasibility study will be undertaken into developing a world-class wood processing facility.

National provinical under 19 tourney adds to rugby fever

Hundreds of rugby players, coaches and supporters are streaming into town for the Jock Hobbs Memorial National Under 19 Tournament that starts on Sunday.

Intersection work moving up the street

The new gardens and landscaping at the intersection of Ruapehu and Tamamutu streets are expected to be completed in the next two weeks.

Free composting workshops to help green Taupo District

Do you want to minimise your green waste and save money but don’t know where to start? We are holding free workshops to show you how it’s done.

School holiday fun at the libraries and museum

Can’t wait for the spring school holidays? Taupo Libraries and Taupo Museum have a whole host of fun, free activities for the kids on offer.

Rural New Zealand like you’ve never seen it

A new exhibition by impressionist oil painter Don Hill will showcase New Zealand’s rural and high country landscape in a new light this month.

Pihanga Road closed temporarily

The main entrance into Turangi is temporarily closed this afternoon.

Hundreds turn out for Youth Awards

The district’s most outstanding young people were celebrated in style at this year’s Taupo District Youth Awards at the Great Lake Centre.

New plane for Wellington route

A new Sounds Air plane began servicing the Taupo-Wellington route this morning, brandishing the Great Lake Taupo logo to advertise its home.

New e-book initiative gets kids reading

Being unable to get to the library is no longer a problem for Waitahanui school kids – they now all have access to e-books through a new Taupo Library initiative.

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