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138 submissions received on the draft Annual Plan 2023-24News
Taupō District Council has received 138 submissions on its draft Annual Plan 2023-24.
Speed reductions for schools and CBDsNews
Following a public consultation programme in 2022, speed limits around schools throughout the Taupō District and within the Tūrangi and Taupō CBDs will be reduced from 50km/h to 30km/h.
New Deputy Chair for Tongariro Representative GroupNews
Karam Fletcher is the new deputy chair of the Tongariro Representative Group.
Crown Park Cycle Skills and Pump Track open for action!News
Thanks to the generosity of a local Taupō family, Crown Park now has an exciting new sealed pump track.
Great Lake Centre carpark tree maintenance next weekNews
Attention Great Lake Centre carpark users: Some of the parks will be unavailable for a short period next week.
Coffee catch-ups with the Mayor and acting chief executiveNews
Taupō District Council's Mayor and acting chief executive are inviting members of the public to join them for a hot drink and a catch-up at Fine Fettle Cafe next week.
Smooth skating on the way at Taupō SkateparkNews
Taupō District Council is asking Taupō Skatepark users to put their kickflips, ollies and grinds on hold while some much needed repairs and improvements are completed.
Chance meeting leads to 17-year-old’s first solo exhibitionNews
A chance meeting between Taupō Museum exhibitions officer Kerence Stephen and budding artist Jay-De (Jay) Aplin has resulted in the 17-year-old having his first solo exhibition of work.
New sports facility Te Mataapuna officially opened in TūrangiNews
Tūrangi’s new sports facility Te Mataapuna was blessed and officially opened today at Tūrangitukua Park.
Have your say on the destination brand for the Taupō regionNews
Destination Great Lake Taupō is launching a project to bring together the region’s individual identities and gems, to ensure the brand is reflective of the entire rohe.
Chris McSkimming’s art journey Odyssey opens at Taupō MuseumNews
“My art is my story, the story is in the art…without the story, the journey, the troubles and life experiences, it’s just a bunch of pictures.”
Join us to mark the Coronation of King Charles IIINews
To celebrate the Coronation of His Majesty The King, Mayor David Trewavas will be planting a tree in Tongariro South Domain at 10am this Saturday 6 May.
Huka Honey Hive’s waste diversion efforts are worth buzzing aboutNews
A local Taupō business is working towards a level of waste minimisation as golden as the honey it sells.
Custom helmets make for the best dressed bikersNews
Anime, cats and colorful polka dots featured in some of the winning designs in Taupō District Council’s design your own helmet competition.
New-look lakefront loo loomingNews
Great news Mangakino lakefront-goers, a start date has been set for the renewal of the toilet block.
Annual Earth Day lakefront litter pick up a big successNews
Zip ties, syringes, plastic of all sizes and even a toilet seat were what greeted the team of environmental warriors who joined Taupō District Council litter pick-up.
Cheers for more Chairs thanks to Creative Taupō fundingNews
Community theatre Centre Stage Taupō can get more bums on seats per show with the help of a Creative Taupō grant to buy new chairs.
108th Anzac Day services: we shall remember themNews
All are invited to attend Anzac services and parades throughout the Taupō District on Tuesday 25 April 2023.
Local boxing gym punching above its weight thanks to community grantNews
Life lessons, skills and fitness – a Taupō boxing gym that’s about more than just sport, has been given a boost to help it buy new equipment.
Winter is coming! Let’s burn smoke-free for better air qualityNews
As the temperature starts to drop, Taupō District households fire up their wood burners to heat up their homes.