Introducing Ian Connan - Emergency Manager

He’s been an alternate recovery manager, a teacher, head of our parks and reserves team and a rural firefighter volunteer – and now new emergency manager Ian Connon is ready to tackle his most challenging role yet.

Sewage warning signs in place

Warning signs have been put up on the lake front between Mere and Huia streets.

Easter events around the district

Taupo, Turangi and Mangakino all have events on this weekend so make sure you get out and see what’s happening around the district.


Holiday fun at Taupo venues

Not sure what to do with the kids these school holidays? Taupō Events Centre, Taupō Library and Taupō Museum may have the solution for you.

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.


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.

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