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Country's best "on-road ride" found in Taupo, Bike Wise voters says.

Waikato Times - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Beside them stands Douglas List, national cycling manager for the New Zealand Transport Agency, who says Taupo won two second placings in the three other "Places to Cycle" categories, which shows the lake town can cater for a range of ages and ...

Charges laid after rogue trailer hits woman

Stuff.co.nz - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Hyslop was visiting Taupo with her friends for a Huey Lewis concert when she was struck by the rogue trailer on a morning walk.

Taupo father has his mind set on getting Ironman tattoo

Waikato Times - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Kellogg's Nutri-Grain Ironman New Zealand volunteer Grant Gaston is looking forward to talking part in his first event next year after winning free entry.

Fire at Taupo workshop

New Zealand Herald - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Fire crews from Rotorua and Taupo are currently attending a fire at Dudley Mechanical Preps on Manuka St in Taupo. The fire is believed to have started in a "little shed" holding a compressor.

Taupo All Seasons Kiwi Holiday Park for sale

Stuff.co.nz - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
Ever wanted to own a property a hop, skip and jump away from New Zealand's largest lake? Now you can. Popular Taupo holiday park All Seasons Kiwi Holiday Park has been put on the market.
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Firefighters battle blaze south of Taupo

New Zealand Herald - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Three fire crews and a tanker were at the fire and were trying to stop the fire from spreading to neighbouring properties. Photo / File.

Taupo leading in 'Top Destination' comp

Waikato Times - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
With 23.1 per cent of the vote so far, Lake Taupo is leading the competition. The Bay of Plenty has slipped to fifth place with 7.2 per cent, behind Queenstown has 8.1 per cent so far.

Thieves acquire taste for award-winning Taupo pies

The Southland Times - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
Sticky fingered thieves are targeting an award-winning pie shop by the dozen. It appears it's just too hard for pie lovers to walk past the Paetiki Bakery in Taupo without wanting to grab one. The trouble is, many aren't paying for them with around 10 ...
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Homicide probe launched after woman found dead near Taupo

TVNZ - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
The death of a 41-year-old woman in Mangakino, north west of Taupo, is being treated as a homicide. Source: ONE News. Police have arrested and charged a 44-year-old man with assault over the incident.

Change to Taupo fishing regulations process

Scoop.co.nz (press release) - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
“The change will allow fishing conditions developed by the Taupo Fishery Advisory Committee, including the key management tools of daily bag and fish size limits, to be approved solely by the Minister of Conservation rather than through the Cabinet ...

Change to Taupo trout fishing

SunLive - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
“The change will allow fishing conditions developed by the Taupo Fishery Advisory Committee, including the key management tools of daily bag and fish size limits, to be approved solely by the Minister of Conservation rather than through the Cabinet ...

Taupo Ironwoman hopeful battles fear of water

Stuff.co.nz - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
Kellie Howell has started training for next year's Kellogg's Nutri-Grain Ironman New Zealand and has brought her first pair of togs - ever.

Tourism driving economic growth in Taupo

Voxy - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The latest data shows that tourism is driving our economy forward in a way not seen for some years. The Marketview data, commissioned by Taupo District Council, shows spend by cardholders in the last quarter across all retail categories is up 10.7% ...

Taupo rider misses out on double at Hawke's Bay-hosted junior motocross nats

All About Hawke's Bay - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
He heads overseas next month to tackle the last four rounds of the European 125 Motocross championships, starting in England, and will then return in August to make his senior debut in New Zealand at the big annual MX Fest in Taupo in October.

Taupo carvings feature on Google Maps

Stuff.co.nz - ‎Apr 18, 2016‎
Click and drag the little yellow man on Google Maps to see the places Matt Jenke has travelled. As Google's "special collect operator" in New Zealand, the list includes the Milford Track, the ski-fields of Coronet Peak, the Bridal Veil Falls near Raglan.

Taupo homicide victim named

SunLive - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Police have today named the 41-year-old woman killed during an incident at Ongaroto near Atiamuri, north west of Taupo earlier this week.

Open fire season in Taupo from Sunday

Voxy - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
A permit will no longer be needed to light open fires in rural areas from Sunday as the Taupō District moves out of a restricted fire season.

Big summer for Taupo District retailers

Voxy - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
The figures are in and it's been confirmed - it was a big summer for retailers in the TaupÅ District. The figures are outlined in the latest Marketview report, commissioned by TaupÅ District Council, show retail spending increased by 10.7 per cent in ...

Taupo foodies key to improving local food system

Voxy - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Volunteers, local food growers, hunger relief charities, restaurants, supermarkets and others involved in the local food industry are being asked to unite to help improve TaupÅ 's food systems.
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Man arrested for Whakamaru homicide

Waikato Times - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Police have named Queenie Selina Thompson as the woman who was killed near Taupo on Wednesday. The 44-year-old died at a property at Whakamaru in the South Waikato.
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