|Donations flooding in as Elyse Johnson battles for her life|
It's all about "family time" for the Taupo two-year-old diagnosed with an inoperable brain stem tumour.In the two days since the Herald first ran the story of the family of Elyse Johnson's need to raise money for a potentially...
© 2016 NZ Herald 8:45pm Police name third person killed in a fatal Desert Rd crash
Taupo Police have named the third person killed in a fatal car crash on the Desert Road on Monday morning.Arshpreet Kaur Sidhu, 23, a woman in New Zealand on a working visa, was travelling in the back seat of the car when it collided...
© 2016 NZ Herald Wed 6:25pm Trailer crash victim returns to Taupo
A woman left critically injured after a freak trailer accident in Taupo is to meet the men facing charges over it.
© 2016 Stuff.co.nz Tue 9:25am Search teams find Taupo 78-year-old's body
The body of a 78-year-old man with Alzheimer's disease missing has been found in forest north of his home.
© 2016 RadioNZ Sun, 17 Jul 6:45pm Police still looking for missing dementia sufferer, Taupo man Alan Pritchard
Police are "very concerned" for the welfare of an elderly man with dementia who has been missing four days in Taupo.
© 2016 Stuff.co.nz Sun, 17 Jul 9:55am Search continues for missing hunter in Otago's Blue Mountains
Searchers will keep working overnight in the area where a hunter has been missing since Saturday, in the Blue Mountains northwest of Balclutha in south Otago.
© 2016 Stuff.co.nz Sat, 16 Jul 10:15pm Fears for missing elderly man with dementia
Concern is growing for the safety of a Taupo man with dementia, missing for more than 24 hours.
© 2016 Stuff.co.nz Fri, 15 Jul 9:35am Taupo cop's heroic twilight lake rescue
Somewhere in the distance a 24-year-old woman is drowning in Lake Taupo. Her bobbing head is only barely visible in car high-beams in the 3am gloom. More than 100 metres of choppy, ice-cold, water separates her from you. What do you do?
© 2016 Stuff.co.nz Wed, 13 Jul 10:56am Electric Kiwi launches in the Rotorua, Taupo and Hawke's Bay regions
Online power retailer Electric Kiwi has expanded its services to Taupo, Hawke's Bay and Rotorua.
© 2016 Stuff.co.nz Mon, 11 Jul 4:25pm
Shallow earthquake strikes near Taupo
A small but shallow earthquake struck Taupo at 7.01pm on Friday.
© 2016 Stuff.co.nz Fri 9:35pm 'Leaner, fitter, faster' 2016 Targa NZ marks 50-event milestone
This year's Targa New Zealand tarmac motor rally - which starts in Taupo on Wednesday October 12 and finishes in Havelock North on Sunday October 16 will be a 'leaner, fitter, faster' affair.
© 2016 voxy.co.nz Thu 11:35am Teen crash driver sentenced over death of friend
The driver of a car that crashed and killed Turangi's Orlando Bell  was sentenced to 10 months home detention today in the Taupo District Court.
© 2016 Stuff.co.nz Tue 5:45pm Emotional sentencing ends with home detention
An emotionally charged sentencing at Taupo district court this afternoon has ended with home detention for an 18 year old charged with dangerous driving causing death. Trey Church was 17 at the time, when on November 2nd last year...
© 2016 NZ Herald Tue 4:05pm Taupo man Alan Pritchard found dead
The body of missing Taupo man Alan Pritchard has been found near his property.
© 2016 Stuff.co.nz Sun, 17 Jul 2:05pm Search continues for missing Taupo man
Police are continuing their search for an elderly man who has been missing for four days in the Taupo area.
© 2016 RadioNZ Sun, 17 Jul 10:15am Fourth day of search for 78yo
The search for a missing 78 year-old Taupo man is entering its fourth day.Police are asking members of the people to keep an eye out for Alan Pritchard, who was last seen putting his rubbish bin out at 9.15 on Thursday morning.He...
© 2016 NZ Herald Sun, 17 Jul 7:35am Concerns for missing 78-year-old Taupo man
Police are concerned for the safety of a 78-year-old Taupo Alzheimers sufferer who has not been seen since putting his rubbish bin out three days ago.Alan Pritchard was last seen at the gate of his Bonshaw Park residence, 6km east...
© 2016 NZ Herald Sat, 16 Jul 10:05pm Taupo retro hotel gets retro-fitted in secret
Over the last few weeks husband and wife Mark and Mandy Rutledge have taken part in their own secret version of The Block NZ as they renovated The Lake Motel without the owners even knowing.
© 2016 Stuff.co.nz Tue, 12 Jul 8:15am