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Auckland triathlete does not let diabetes control his racing ambitions
Andrew Good is looking to live up to his name and do good by a charity close to his heart when he takes on the IRONMAN 70.3 Taupo in December.30-year-old Good has lived with type 1 Diabetes for 25 years and is looking to raise... 
© 2017 NZ Herald 3:05pm 

Taupo crash victim Leighton Ahuriri celebrated his birthday days before death
One of the victims in the Taupo crash had just celebrated his 60th birthday with "so much life ahead of him".But Leighton Ahuriri's life was cut short by Tuesday's two vehicle pile-up that claimed four lives and left eight others... 
© 2017 NZ Herald Fri 5:45am 

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Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge offering equal pay in its elite cycling races
Female cyclists will receive the same prize money as their male counterparts for the first time ever at this year's Lake Taupō Cycle Challenge. 
© 2017 Wed, 11 Oct 2:15pm 

Taupo crash: Baby in late-night mercy dash to Starship Hospital
A baby fighting for her life after a horror car crash that claimed the life of four people - including her mother - was late last night flown to Auckland.The 10-month-old was transferred to Starship in a critical condition after... 
© 2017 NZ Herald Wed, 11 Oct 8:45am 

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Serious two-car crash near Taupo
A serious two-car crash has blocked both lanes on State Highway 1, near Taupo.There are at least three people trapped with critical injuries and a helicopter is heading to the scene.A police media spokeswoman said the crash happened... 
© 2017 NZ Herald Tue, 10 Oct 4:25pm 

Newlywed Taupo tenor makes major sacrifice for his art
A Kiwi opera singer who got married "just the other week", will spend the first two months of wedded life on the other side of the world from his wife. But, as Belgium-based tenor Andrew Glover says, it's all part of the job. The former Taupo lad is in New Zealand touring with NZ Opera's Katya Kabanova, in which he plays a cynical husband who hates his mother and doesn't know how to treat his wife. Usually set in the Russian town of Kalinov on the shores of the Volga River, this new version transports the action to white picket-fence, 1950s America. It debuted in Seattle to rave reviews. 
© 2017 Tue, 3 Oct 1:45pm 

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Family grieve the loss of grandmother and grandson killed in Taupo crash
"She was the cook, the baker, the one everyone rang when they were sick or when they lost someone."That is how Kaikohe grandmother Helena Adele Paul, one of the four killed in a crash north of Taupo on Tuesday, will be remembered,... 
© 2017 NZ Herald Fri 6:45pm 

Crash helpers remain haunted by Taupo crash scene
Two men who tried to help a dying five-year-old boy at a horrific car crash are struggling to come to terms with what they saw that day.Fitchett Hoggard truck drivers, David Henderson and Harry Murdoch, had just left their Taupo... 
© 2017 NZ Herald Thu, 12 Oct 3:15pm 

'There was no sign of life': eyewitness describes the 'nightmare' of horror crash
A man who helped drag people from mangled wrecks in the fatal Taupo car crash has described seeing "the worst possible nightmare" unfolding in front of him.Called one of the worst crashes police have seen in 20 years, the deadly... 
© 2017 NZ Herald Thu, 12 Oct 5:45am 

Racing: Joy Anna chasing Taupo repeat today
Joy Anna's only previous visit to Taupo resulted in victory and the lightly tried mare is expected to give another bold account of herself there today.The four-year-old, who beat the highly regarded and subsequent winner Princess... 
© 2017 NZ Herald Wed, 11 Oct 5:35am 

Four die as nightmare Taupo crash takes 2017 death toll to 296 - with 13 of those since Friday
Crumpled, shattered and obliterated vehicles were all that remained after the surviving victims were cared for at a nightmare crash in Taupo today.Four people lost their lives in the head-on collision. A further eight were injured,... 
© 2017 NZ Herald Tue, 10 Oct 9:55pm 

Police warn against solo adventure missions after skier's death on Mt Ruapehu
Police have warned against adventurers taking on solo missions, in the wake of the death of a skier on Mt Ruapehu.The body of Taupo skier Richard Ebbett, 39, was recovered from the crater lake near the summit of the active volcano... 
© 2017 NZ Herald Tue, 3 Oct 8:45pm 

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