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Crews search for man believed missing in Waikato River near Taupo,

Stuff.co.nz - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
The police dive squad spent Saturday night and Sunday afternoon searching for a man believed missing in the Waikato River at Taupo. However, police say they have not identified the man nor have there have been any reports of a missing person in that ...
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Crash closes Napier-Taupo Rd

New Zealand Herald - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
The Napier-Taupo Rd is closed after a serious crash. Photo / Duncan Brown, Hawke's Bay Today. Police have confirmed one person is dead after a crash between a motorbike and car on the Napier-Taupo Rd this morning. Senior Sergeant David Sutherland ...
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Investigation into Taupo death ongoing

New Zealand Police (press release) - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Detective Senior Sergeant Matt Cranshaw of Taupo Area CIB, says a number of people have been interviewed as part of the investigation, which also includes inquiries into Ms Deane's medical background and the actions of a driver who crashed into a power ...

Investigation into Taupo death continues

New Zealand Herald - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Police investigating the death of Fai Deane in Taupo on January 30 say they are continuing to make steady progress with their inquiries.
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Iwi waiting for reassurance from experts on Taupo carp farm

Waikato Times - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
A central North Island iwi have yet to be assured there will be no risk to Lake Taupo after an application to transport live carp to a proposed fish farm was sent for approval to the Conservation Minister Maggie Barry.
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Wanderlust Great Lake Taupo shows a yoga awakening

Waikato Times - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
People tall and small, supple and stiff flocked to Taupo for an escape into the world of Wanderlust on Waitangi weekend. The festival, on from Thursday to Sunday, gave around 3000 attendees their choice of 45 yoga classes, 10 meditation sessions and 25 ...

Popular Taupo taxi company calls it a day

Waikato Times - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
And they are still saying it, but we decided after the Taupo Summer Concert, it would be time, otherwise I'd never say no.

Taupo: Go to your happy place

New Zealand Herald - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
Tom Loughlin takes people to their happy place, and that is usually somewhere in his own happy place, a remote piece of hill country behind Lochinvar Station at the Taupo end of the Napier-Taupo Highway. He runs Te Kai Waho, a business which takes ...
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Car crashed several times before cutting power linked to Taupo death

Stuff.co.nz - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
The driver of the car that crashed, cutting power in Taupo over the weekend, had crashed several times previously that same night, police say.
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Huey Lewis & The News feel the Power of Love

Stuff.co.nz - ‎Jan 30, 2016‎
Huey Lewis & The News took a swing at some of their greatest hits, performing tracks from their number one album Fore at the Taupo Amphitheatre. The band, which rose to international superstardom when it recorded The Power of Love for the 1985 film ...

Boy revived after drowning at Lake Taupo

Waikato Times - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
One minute she was enjoying a sunny afternoon stroll on the lake, the next she was saving a young boy from drowning. Natalie Clarke, a GP the Taupo Health Centre, had gone to the lake with her two children, aged two and six-months-old, but she soon ...
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Big weekend of NZ motorsport underway

Manawatu Standard - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Meanwhile Land Norris, the pocket rocket English teenager, has been fastest in both qualifying sessions for the Toyota Racing Series at Taupo on Saturday morning. Pedro Piquet, who won the NZ Motor Cup at Hampton Downs last weekend, will sit ...
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Govt told to think carefully on carp farm near Lake Taupo

Newstalk ZB - ‎Jan 30, 2016‎
A proposed grass and silver carp farm, which would sit in the Taupo industrial area, has already been approved by the Department of Conservation.

US driver takes two BMW race victories at Taupo

Scoop.co.nz (press release) - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
While in the country visiting his grandmother, California's Dane Cameron blitzed the Castrol BMW Race Driver Series field at Taupo's Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park at the weekend. The US based professional race driver, hot from the 54th annual Rolex 24 ...

'Selfish vandals' hack up trees to protect Lake Taupo views

Stuff.co.nz - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Trees lining Lake Taupo are being poisoned and felled under the cover of darkness by "selfish vandals" eyeing a better view.
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Taupo TPPA protesters take to the streets

Waikato Times - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
More than 30 people gathered in Taupo's Tongariro St armed with anti-TPPA banners to protest the signing of the trade agreement between New Zealand, Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Peru, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, Vietnam and the United ...
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From East Auckland to Ironman

Stuff.co.nz - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Quentin Fogarty's Ironman journey started seven years ago after entering a race with a bunch of mates. Now the 36-year-old has completed six Ironman New Zealand races in Taupo and two Ironman World Championships in Hawaii. The Pakuranga resident ...
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Taupo woman died during power cut

Radio New Zealand - ‎Jan 30, 2016‎
A Taupo woman who died yesterday morning was among customers affected by a power cut, lines company Unison Networks says. Police said they were investigating whether the outage is related to the death of Fai Deane, who was 50.

The Demise of Lake Taupo Imminent if Carp Farm Goes Ahead

Scoop.co.nz (press release) - ‎Jan 31, 2016‎
Alan Simmons, leader of the Outdoors Party says he has been inundated with emails condemning the proposed Carp farm at Taupo and all are bewildered that the Minister of Conservation has already approved it. On Social media, forums, facebook people ...

From 24hr Race To Taupo BMW Weekend

Scoop.co.nz - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
California's Dane Cameron, fresh from a top-six finish at last weekend's 54th annual Rolex 24 at Daytona, will contest this weekend's Castrol BMW Race Driver Series event at Taupo. A non-championship weekend in support of the TRS international event ...
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