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Taupō Pound amnesty cages to closeNews
To ensure the safety of both staff and animals, amnesty cages are no longer available at the Taupō Pound.
Work begins on Kinloch water treatment plantNews
Piling work at the new water treatment plant at 231 Kinloch Road begins next week.
Road closures for triathlon in Kinloch this weekendNews
The Seven Oaks Kinloch Triathlon Festival is back this weekend, on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 February.
Opening hours and services on Waitangi DayNews
Here’s a few quick reminders about our opening hours and services on Waitangi Day, Tuesday 6 February 2024.
Opening hours extended at Mangakino Community PoolNews
Thousands of you dived into Mangakino’s Community Pool over summer so we’re keeping it open longer!
New museum exhibition looks back at Taupō’s first IRONMANNews
Take a step back in time to when one of Taupō’s most iconic events began with Taupō Museum’s IRON Taupō 1999 exhibition.
Small changes to kerbside recyclingNews
From 1 February 2024 there are a few little changes being made to the way we recycle, in line with new nationwide guidelines introduced by the Ministry for the Environment.
Powerboats return to Taupō for high-speed racing this weekendNews
Taupō District Mayor David Trewavas says he is thrilled to welcome back competitive boats and racing to Lake Taupō this long weekend.
Reminders for Auckland Anniversary DayNews
Here’s a few quick reminders about our opening hours and services on Auckland Anniversary Day, Monday 29 January 2024.
Do you have what it takes to be a lifeguard at one of our pools?News
They're always there to keep a watchful eye on our pools - but we need more of 'em!
Get ready to rock with the Taupō Summer Concert this Saturday!News
Taupō will host one of New Zealand's most highly anticipated summer festivals and hear stellar performances from sensational International acts.
Meet the team: customer service officer SiahnNews
Meet Siahn, one of our friendly customer service officers. You’ll often find her behind the counter at the AC Baths/Taupō Events Centre.
Meet the team: water treatment lead DwaneNews
Meet the team: every day, Dwane and the water treatment team ensure we have safe drinking water.
Litter pick-up event nets New Year's haulNews
Volunteers at our New Year’s Day Taupō Litter Pick-up collected a whopping 250kg of rubbish.
Sunday Sessions at Te ĀteaNews
Come down to Taupō’s award winning lakefront space, Te Ātea, for live music, lawn games and good times.
Taupō Museum hosts stunning space showcaseNews
The latest interactive exhibition at Taupō Museum is truly out of this world.
Community Ambassadors hit the streetsNews
Taupō’s new community ambasadors are out and about, helping locals and visitors alike to enjoy summer.
A message from the MayorNews
On behalf of the councillors and team at Taupō District Council, I wish you all the very best over the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.
Big Bang Fireworks Display on New Year's EveNews
On Sunday 31 December 2023, Taupō District Council in partnership with Tūwharetoa Māori Trust Board and Temple Productions will be holding its annual New Year’s Eve Big Bang Firework Display.
Help us stop the spread of gold clamsNews
We need everyone, including visitors to the Taupō District, to play a part in stopping the spread of the invasive freshwater gold clam.