ANZAC Day information

Office hours, rubbish and recycling collection and road closures

Puppies galore in need of homes

The Taupō District Council pound will be open every day over Easter as staff try to rehome a huge number of puppies it has been inundated with this week.

Emergency Services inspire youth

Ask Rangiora McGregor what he got out of the Youth and Emergency Services (YES) programme, and his answer is simple.

Water restrictions lifted

Water restrictions in the Taupō District have been lifted.

ANZAC Day Ceremonies

Fallen servicemen and women will be remembered in dawn and civic services around the Taupo District on Anzac Day.

Taupo District Libraries’ holiday programme

It’s moa madness at Taupō District Libraries and Taupō Museum these school holidays, with a range of activities focussing on our extinct giant bird.

Waharoa maintenance ahead of Anzac Day

Taupō’s carved waharoa at the entrance to the cenotaph is being repaired this week as part of its regular maintenance.


Civil Defence evacuation exercise

A neighbourhood was evacuated by Civil Defence to allow Taupō District Council’s response team the opportunity to test out its skills and processes.

Water restrictions in place

Sprinklers and watering systems can only be used on alternate days between 6am-8am and 6pm-8pm. Hand held hosing any time.

Reid’s Farm work completed early

Work on the felling of hazardous trees at Reid’s Farm has been completed ahead of schedule, and the camping ground reopened today.


Draft Tree and Vegetation Policy

If you care about trees and vegetation in public places then now is the chance to have your say.

Water treatment plant opens to the community

The inner workings of the new water treatment plant on Lake Terrace will be on show to the community for an open day this Saturday from 10am to 2pm.

Reid’s Farm to close for safety improvements

A popular Taupo camping spot will close for a week from Monday, March 31 to allow a stand of unsafe trees to be felled.

Calling all developers....

Taupo District Council is seeking expressions of interest for the development of 180 hectares of land, known as Taupo East Urban Lands.

Moa - Know More

They’re one of the most fascinating creatures in New Zealand’s history, and this month the moa will be showcased in a new Taupo Museum exhibition.

Page reviewed: 17 Apr 2014 4:35pm