|Taupo District Council retains building accreditation|
TaupŇć District Councilís customers can have renewed confidence in building consent processes following an endorsement from International Accreditation New Zealand (IANZ).
© 2013 voxy.co.nz Tue 4:05pm Cycling: Taupo turns it on again
Over 8,000 participants, along with an estimated 12,000 supporters, descended on Taupo on Saturday for the 37th annual Contact Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge.
© 2013 voxy.co.nz Sun 6:05pm Cycling: Rowers take to cycles for lake challenge
It'll be training, but not as they've come to know it for a group of elite rowers when they tackle the Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge today.Emma Twigg, Rebecca Scown and Lucy Spoors are taking part in the 160km ride, along with the...
© 2013 NZ Herald Sat 6:18am Digital TV switch-over finishes on Sunday
Analogue television broadcasts end at 2am on Sunday as homes from Taupo to Auckland join the rest of the country in going digital.
© 2013 RadioNZ Fri 10:35am Slip blocks SH1 near Taupo
A large slip on State Highway One south of Taupo is causing delays for traffic tonight.
© 2013 Stuff.co.nz Fri 0:15am Cycling: Trophy winner steps it up
Matthew Elliott, who last year took out the Matthew Dryden Memorial Trophy at the Contact Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge, is stepping up this year to take on the elite riders in the Holden Menís Classic race.
© 2013 voxy.co.nz Wed, 27 Nov 11:45am Taupo challenge takes them all
About 9000 cyclists will converge on the Central Plateau next weekend for the 37th annual Contact Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge.The largest cycling event in New Zealand is a unifying goal for people from all walks of life.The 15...
© 2013 NZ Herald Sat, 23 Nov 1:35pm Police name driver killed in Tirau collision
Police have named the driver of a Nissan vehicle killed when he collided with a truck and trailer unit on State Highway One, Tirau, on Tuesday.He was Krishneel Monish Lal, 25, from Rotorua.The Taupo Area Serious Crash unit are...
© 2013 NZ Herald Fri, 22 Nov 2:45pm Girl found after being allegedly snatched from school by father
A 5-year-old girl allegedly snatched from her Taupo school by her father has been found safe and well this morning, police say.Te Awatea Lemon had not been seen since November 6 when it was alleged her father Samuel Samson took...
© 2013 NZ Herald Tue, 19 Nov 12:15am
Mighty River station closed for repair
Mighty River Power has temporarily shut its geothermal power station near Taupo to work on its steam turbine, less than four years after it was first started.
© 2013 Stuff.co.nz Mon 11:35am Strong sprint prevents double header in Taupo for Northey
The chance of back to back wins for Mike Northey, winner of last yearís Contact Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge was lost on a tight sprint to the finish line in this years Holden Mens Classic Elite Race. Michael Torckler just edged him out in a time of 3:46:37.38.
© 2013 voxy.co.nz Sat 5:25pm Torrential rain causes slips, major traffic delays
A slip near Taupo closed State Highway One to one lane for over seven hours last night.The slip occurred around 10pm near Bulli Point, a Police Northern Communications Centre spokeswoman said.The road was reopened to two lanes...
© 2013 NZ Herald Fri 7:45am Elite competition fierce in Taupo Cycle Challenge
Competition will again be fierce in the elite races at this yearís Contact Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge, taking place around Lake Taupo this coming Saturday, the 30th of November.
© 2013 voxy.co.nz Thu, 28 Nov 2:25pm Tough Taupo ride ahead for unique bikes
Taking on the challenge of riding 160km around Lake Taupo on a normal bike is no walk in the park, but a couple of past participants of the Contact Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge are taking on this yearís Bike Barn Solo in unique style.
© 2013 voxy.co.nz Tue, 26 Nov 9:57am Armed man robs Taupo service station
Police say occupants of a car that drove out of a Taupo service station just after it was robbed on Thursday night may have vital information.
© 2013 RadioNZ Fri, 22 Nov 3:55pm Missing child found in west Auckland
Police have found a five-year-old Taupo girl who has been missing for almost two weeks.
© 2013 RadioNZ Tue, 19 Nov 3:05pm