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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.
AC Baths and Taupō Events Centre complex is getting a waste makeoverNews
From Tuesday 11 April, instead of a whole fleet of rubbish bins you’ll see two recycling and refuse stations; one at the AC Baths, and one at the Taupō Events Centre.
New hard court surfaces throughout Taupō DistrictNews
Tennis, netball and basketball lovers, a recent Taupō District Council project is helping you take your game to the next level.
Easter opening hours at council facilitiesNews
Take a look at the opening hours at our facilities over the Easter break.
Taupō’s first Regional Destination Management Plan launchedNews
Te Ihirangi, the Taupō Regional Destination Management Plan, represents a new dawn in tourism planning.
Call for community feedback to help shape draft Annual Plan 2023-24News
The draft Annual Plan 2023-24 is the third year of the council's Long-term Plan. It details the activities the council intends to carry out over the coming financial year.
Dino brings Art for Art’s Sake to Taupō MuseumNews
Taupō Museum’s newest exhibition Art for Art’s Sake is sure to have something for everyone as Dean Stebbing (Dino) displays his latest collection of unique drawings and paintings.
April school activities in the Taupō DistrictNews
Ah school holidays, every child’s dream, and parent’s nightmare... Kia Kaha! We can get through this together. Here’s some free or cheap ideas to keep everyone entertained this April.
$16,000 raised for cyclone-hit neighboursNews
The Taupō District community has shown its generosity through donating to the Mayoral Relief Fund to help some of our neighbours in Hawke’s Bay deal with the impact of Cyclone Gabrielle.
Earlier closing time on weekdays to continue at AC BathsNews
The earlier closing time of 7pm on weekdays at the AC Baths that’s been in place over February and March will be extended until the end of May 2023 due to a shortage of available lifeguards.
The Thrill of Flying lands at Taupō MuseumNews
Award-winning potter Fiona Tunnicliffe will present another group of exciting creations at the Taupō Museum as part of her Thrill of Flying exhibition, opening on Saturday 1 April.
Taupō District Plan changes open for further submissionsNews
Further submissions are now open on a series of changes to the Taupō District Plan.
Some forests remain closed due to Cyclone GabrielleNews
With safety paramount, Taupō District Council is reminding residents and visitors to the district that some forests remain closed due to the extensive damage caused by Cyclone Gabrielle.