News

November

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.

Contact Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge

The country’s biggest cycling event is back for 2014 and will see about 8000 cyclists riding into town for the event on November 29.

More exposure with digital screen

A new digital screen has been installed at Tongariro Domain to replace the vinyl advertising banners previously located beside the Taupo i-SITE.

Front of mall reopens in Turangi

The front of Turangi’s mall has reopened ahead of schedule, allowing residents and visitors to experience the redesigned area three weeks early.

Building a Better Bay

We’ve been working with other councils in the Bay of Plenty and surrounding districts to examine how collaboration will lead to stronger community outcomes.

Beach, Bush and Beyond

Venture off the beaten track with a new exhibition by Taupo artist Roger Dowman.

Air service cuts ‘bolt out of the blue’

News Air New Zealand is to cut services from Taupo to Wellington next year has been met with deep disappointment by the district’s Mayor David Trewavas.

Cricket World Cup trophy in town

The official International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket World Cup trophy is coming to Taupo as part of its tour of New Zealand.

Survey for satisfaction

We are always looking for ways to improve what we do, and this month we are doing our triennial survey to find out what’s important to you.

Fireworks and Laser Extravaganza

Celebrate Guy Fawkes with an evening of fireworks, laser lights and a movie!

Mobility spaces turning blue

Blue strips are being painted across mobility parking spaces to improve recognition and minimise abuse of the spaces in the Taupo District.

October

Plans afoot to replace Turangi turtle

Turangi mall’s iconic turtle was found to be damaged beyond repair when it was removed to allow for revitalisation works to take place this week.

New district events manager appointed

Taupo District Council’s new events manager Steve Giles is set to hit the ground running once he officially starts in the role on December 1.

All go for Labour Weekend

Plenty of activities are lined up in the Taupo District this long weekend, with everything from motorsport to arts, culture and community events.

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