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Super award for council animal control teamNews
A new approach to connecting hopeful pound dogs with loving new owners has won the Taupō District Council animal control team a special award for engagement.
The Bikes Are Back Motorcycle Festival rides into town this SeptemberNews
Taupō District Council, Reduce the Risk and Ride Forever have come together for Motorcycle Awareness month to bring you The Bikes Are Back motorcycle event.
Tools for life: Taupō Students learn basic bike maintenanceNews
Taupō students have learned how to take their biking up a gear at a Taupō District Council Basic Bike Maintenance course.
Taupo Marathon returns this Saturday 5 AugustNews
To help keep everybody safe during the event there will temporary traffic control measures and speed restrictions in place.
Mayoral Community Award nominations: Melissa is a mum on a missionNews
When Taupō’s Melissa Humphrey first found out she had been nominated for a Mayoral Community Award, she was speechless.
NZ Cross Country Champs return to TaupōNews
After the success of last year’s event hosted in Taupō, the NZ Cross Country Championships and NZ Cross Country Relay Championships are returning to the beautiful Spa Thermal Park.
Later closing times for Turtle PoolsNews
If you like to get in a late-afternoon or early-evening swim during the week, we’ve got great news, with the Tūrangi Turtle Pools to close a little later on weekdays.
Reflecting on the past and planning for the future with our new ĀteaNews
The completion of Taupō’s new lakefront Te Ātea space gives us the perfect setting to celebrate Matariki - a time to reflect on the past, to celebrate the present, and look to the future.
Predator control and planting days popular with Mangakino tamarikiNews
Over two days, students from Whakamaru and Mangakino schools planted 500 native plants and learned about tracking and trapping predators.
Taupō District Council to guide Lake Taupō Protection TrustNews
Taupō District Council is taking the reins of a trust which has played a crucial role in a groundbreaking project to safeguard the water quality of Lake Taupō.
Free blood pressure checks at Taupō District LibrariesNews
Did you know that almost one in three deaths in New Zealand are caused by cardiovascular disease?
Cemeteries, alcohol control & freedom camping bylaws: Have your say!News
Taupō District Council is reviewing bylaws related to cemeteries, alcohol control and freedom camping.
New charges at Taupō District landfill and transfer stationsNews
Rising Government charges mean the charges at landfill and transfer stations in the Taupō District are set to increase.
Taupō District Council adopts its Annual Plan 2023-24News
The Taupō District Council has today adopted its Annual Plan 2023-24 and struck the rates for the year beginning 1 July.
Matariki Celebrations in TaupōNews
Come and celebrate Matariki in heart of Taupō, Te Ātea, with song, dance and story-telling.
Urgent review of building consent and compliance documentationNews
More single-use plastics regulations coming into forceNews
The Government is banning the use of more single-use plastic items, restricting the use of plastic straws, and phasing out non-compostable produce labels.
School holiday fun in the Taupō DistrictNews
These July school holidays are all about family fun, and with so much to do you won’t have any trouble wearing the kids out on a wintery day!
Have your say on Taupō District Council’s draft Housing StrategyNews
Having a place to live is one of the most basic human needs. Unfortunately for some, it is a need that is getting harder and harder to fulfil.
New Taupō Airport Terminal design wins New Zealand Architecture AwardNews
It’s a big shout out to local company Shelter Architects who took home a prestigious New Zealand Architecture Award on Wednesday night for the amazing job they did on the new Taupō Airport Terminal!