News

July

Control of ETA handed over today

The East Taupo Arterial (ETA) was today handed over from Taupo District Council to the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA).

June

ANZ Young Farmer of the Year Grand Final in Taupo this weekend

The Grand Final of the ANZ Young Farmer of the Year contest gets underway in Taupo on Thursday.

Ticketek sales to move from Great Lake Centre

Sales for Ticketek events are being moved to music retail store My Music to make the booking agency more accessible to customers.

Fruit and nut trees planned for Turangi

A partnership between Taupo District Council and the Turangi community means residents will soon be able to access fruit and nuts straight from the tree with plans for planting fruit and nut trees underway.

Credit rating raised to AA on lower debt and stable outlook

Taupo District Council’s credit rating has been raised to AA by international credit rating agency Standard and Poor’s.

Damaged gum trees being assessed

The community is advised to avoid a stand of gum trees in a Kuratau reserve after they were damaged by strong winds.

Intersections closed to traffic next week

Three central Taupo intersections will be closed to traffic next week to allow resurfacing work to be carried out.

Prestigious Emirates Melbourne Cup coming to Taupo

Taupo has been chosen as one of four New Zealand destinations to play host to the 18-carat gold Emirates Melbourne Cup next month.

Museum celebrates Matariki

Taupō Museum has a huge range of activities, performances, talks and workshops on offer to celebrate this year’s Matariki – the Māori New Year.

Te Hau–The Wind

The work of artists of Ngati Tuwharetoa descent from around New Zealand will be on display at Taupo Museum for this year’s Matariki exhibition.

Time to recognise volunteer organisations

Do you know of a volunteer community organisation that could use some recognition? The Trustpower Community Awards are now open!

Free WiFi hits Great Lake Taupo

Free WiFi is now available throughout Taupo’s town centre after the launch of the free wireless service.

Inaugural flight from Taupo to Wellington for Sounds Air

Sounds Air took off from Taupo bound for Wellington for the first time yesterday morning, with plenty of happy passengers on board.

Work begins on Pihanga Reserve playground

The dream is finally coming true for the Pihanga Reserve community, with work on its new playground starting last week.

May

Huka Falls Road to close temporarily for repairs

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

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