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The highs and lows of working in council contact centreNews
From helping register a newly-adopted dog to dealing with a complaint about rubbish collection, the helpful team in the Taupō District Council’s contact centre deals with it all.
Summer students kickstarting careers with Taupō District CouncilNews
“I’m learning a lot from my studies, but I’m learning way more in the workplace.”
Taupō District Council chief executive taking up role in New PlymouthNews
Departing Taupō District Council chief executive Gareth Green says he’s excited about the new challenges he’ll be tackling at the helm of the New Plymouth District Council.
Increased risk to lake and river users due to record water levelsNews
Higher lake levels in Lake Taupō and stronger flows in the Waikato River have prompted calls for swimmers and river and lake users to take extra care this summer.
Reminder: Taupō District reserves are not motocross tracksNews
As we head into the summer holidays and the Taupō District’s population swells, it is important to remember to keep motorbikes off reserves.
New Year's Eve Big Bang Fireworks DisplayNews
On Saturday 31 December 2022, Taupō District Council in partnership with Tūwharetoa Māori Trust Board and Blue Light Taupo will be holding its annual New Year’s Eve Big Bang Fireworks Display.
Roberts Street crews hard at work in countdown to ChristmasNews
The weather has been pretty mixed, but with all the major prep work done, the construction team on the Taupō town centre lakefront has been hard at it in the lead up to Christmas.
Council secures funding for cycleway linkNews
Cycling will soon be safer in Taupō, with the Taupō District Council securing funding from Waka Kotahi to build a cycleway linking Acacia Bay to Spa Road.
Progress on Tūrangitukua Park sports facilityNews
Livingstone Building – the team doing the mahi at Tūrangitukua Park – has been dealing with four seasons in a day recently but is still making great progress on the new sports facility project.
Cycle of life: Bike repair workshops teach next generation of cyclistsNews
Taupō is a haven for cyclists, with our famous Great Lake Trails, Craters Mountain Bike Park, extensive shared pathways and much more.
Update on the Kuratau foreshoreNews
Locals will be aware that several metres of lakeshore reserve have been lost between the tennis court at the end of Parehopu Street and Motutaiko Street.
Safety concerns at Wharewaka PointNews
Everyone's feeling a bit shaken up by our 5.6 magnitude earthquake on Wednesday night. One of the most visible signs is the damage to the beach area at Wharewaka Point.
Revaluation of property in Taupō District releasedNews
A revaluation of property in the Taupō District has revealed a total capital value of $30.5 billion, a 54 per cent increase since 2019.
Toilet entry now free at the iconic Taupō SuperlooNews
The days of searching for loose change before using Taupō’s Superloo are over.
Lifeguarding not just about speedos and CPRNews
Our local lifeguards come from all walks of life and apply for a variety of reasons, but a common theme is the desire to connect with people and give back to the community.
Staying fit not just for the kidsNews
Masters’ Club Classes are sharing the joy in staying fit and healthy at all ages.
Plenty to celebrate in annual dog control reportNews
More than 150 dogs rehomed and a dog registration rate of 98.2 per cent are just some of the highlights in the latest Taupō District Council annual dog control report.
White Ribbon riders roar into TaupōNews
White Ribbon riders who roared into town this morning, bringing with them a positive message of hope.
Reused and recycled Creepy Crawlies find new home at Taupō MuseumNews
Cats, dogs, birds, bicycles and aquatics, the Taupō Museum’s annual reused, recycled exhibition themes always invite a wide range of creative interpretations.
Raising the roof in TūrangiNews
Thanks to everyone who joined us last Wednesday in Tūrangitukua Park to celebrate raising the roof of the new sports facility.