News

March

Rubbish and recycling over the Easter break

Public holidays at Easter mean there will be some changes to rubbish and recycling collections and opening hours at our transfer stations and landfills.

Road closure for Oxfam Trailwalker

A section of Redoubt Street in Taupo will be closed at the weekend to accommodate the Oxfam Trailwalker event.

Horse owners warned to follow the rules

Taupo District Council is warning horse owners to follow the rules or risk having their animals impounded following a spate of incidents in Turangi.

New southern lake rural fire force being considered

A new rural fire force may be established at the southern end of Lake Taupo in an effort to bolster volunteer numbers and meet future needs.

Feedback invited on Taupo-Wellington air service

Taupo District residents are being invited to have their say on the importance of having a Taupo to Wellington air service from today.

Reid's carving restoration

The restoration of the carving that frames a stunning view of Lake Taupo is complete.

Fire season downgraded to restricted

The total fire ban in the Taupo District has been lifted after a period of rain and cooler temperatures.

Request for proposals sought for Taupo to Wellington flights

Taupo District Council is to seek an air operator to provide services on the Taupo to Wellington route Air New Zealand will stop operating at the end of April.

Great Lake Centre retains four star Qualmark rating

Taupo’s Great Lake Centre has retained its four star Qualmark rating, reaffirming its position as a quality venue.

February

Silver Civil Defence Award for Taupo’s Phil Parker

The man behind bolstering the Taupo District’s Civil Defence capability was last night presented with an award in Parliament.

Lowest rates increases in 10 years proposed

The lowest rates increases in more than a decade are being proposed in Taupo District Council’s Long Term Plan.

Child restraints focus of free event this Saturday

The Warehouse, Parents Centre, REAP and Taupo District Council will join together this Saturday to offer a free child car seat checking clinic.

Growth - Aotearoa Quilters’ Challenge

Fancy fabric and clever stitching will make up the latest exhibition at Taupo Museum with a touring display of unique quilts.

Large blaze in Taupo highlights tinder dry conditions

Volunteer firefighters have worked through the night to extinguish a blaze that took hold on about four hectares of grass and scrub alongside the East Taupo Arterial yesterday evening.

Lakefront warning signs

Warning signs have been put up on the lakefront opposite the fire station, following a sewage overflow to the stormwater system in Rawhiti Street this morning.

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