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Rugby: Unions rally behind U 19 tournament in Taupo
It remains to be seen how seriously some unions take the inaugural national Under-19 tournament kicking off in Taupo this weekend, but it shapes as an important developmental and talent ID tool.The full name of the competition,... 
© 2014 NZ Herald 5:45am 

Edgell secures ace co-driver for BNT NZ SuperTourers
Last weekend Steve Owen drove for the factory Ford team in the first of Australiaís big V8 Supercars endurance races; in less than a fortnightís time heíll be at Taupo partnering Aucklander Tim Edgell in the seasonís opening BNT NZ SuperTourers endurance event. 
© 2014 Wed 9:44am 

Clear signals from CEOs on FDI issue
Conservative Party leader Colin Craig touched a nerve with voters when he revealed Crafar farms' buyer Shanghai Pengxin was about to add the Lochinver Station near Taupo to its portfolio.Foreign direct investment, particularly when... 
© 2014 NZ Herald Thu, 11 Sep 5:45am 

Get ready to go around the lake
Cyclists young and old will put their feet to their pedals at the 38th Contact Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge on November 29.The event is best known for its 160km Bike Barn Solo, the one-lap circumnavigation of Lake Taupo, which takes... 
© 2014 NZ Herald Mon, 1 Sep 10:55am 

Sanson and Elliott take out standard duathlon national titles
Chris Sanson and Rebecca Elliott (Wellington) took out the elite titles at the .kiwi Duathlon National Championships at the Taupo Motorsport Park today, coping best with the blustery conditions. 
© 2014 Sun, 31 Aug 4:25pm 

Residents angry after asbestos burnt in fire
A group of Taupo residents and business owners are furious they may have been exposed to asbestos during a controlled burning of three houses. 
© 2014 Fri, 29 Aug 5:35am 

Triple gold delight at aquathlon world champs in Edmonton
New Zealand has their Edmonton World Championship campaign underway with the perfect three from three gold medals in the elite divisions, with Anneke Jenkins (Tauranga) taking the elite women, Kyle Smith (Taupo) the elite junior men and Jaimee Leader (Palmerston North) the elite junior women. 
© 2014 Thu, 28 Aug 11:15am 

Delay to power plant on Maori land
Plans for a new geothermal power station on Maori land north-east of Taupo is unlikely to go ahead for a few years, due to a reduction in electricity consumption. 
© 2014 RadioNZ Tue, 19 Aug 8:45am 

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Teenage girl assaulted in Taupo
The police in Taupo are looking for a man they say committed a brazen and opportunistic sexual assault on a teenage girl. 
© 2014 RadioNZ Mon 12:35am 

Motorsport: UDC V8 utes return for second half of season
Runaway UDC V8 Ute series leader Kris 'Killa' Walton was the dominant driver of the first three rounds at Highlands Motorsport Park, the Fuchs 500 at Pukekohe and the V8 Supercar round at the track, and he returns to Taupo for the second time having won races and impressed there last season. 
© 2014 Mon 9:55am 

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Taupo volcano: What its past unrest can tell us
When the Taupo volcano last erupted, approximately 1800 years ago, the effect was large enough to be seen in Rome and China.This eruption spewed lava, ash, rocks and gas over the Central North Island - yet the vast majority of the... 
© 2014 NZ Herald Thu, 4 Sep 7:25pm 

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The long road to Taupo
Steve Meertens is the digital manager for Fairfax Media in the Waikato region and every week writes about his preparation for the Contact Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge. 
© 2014 Sat, 30 Aug 9:45am 

Taupo teen crowned world aquathon champion
New Zealand has another World Champion as Taupo's Kyle Smith, 16, was crowned the U19 men's aquathon champion in Edmonton Canada on Thursday morning.? 
© 2014 Thu, 28 Aug 12:09am 

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Canterbury U19 team to play Southland named
Canterbury Under 19 Head Coach Mark Brown has named his team to play Southland on Saturday. This will be the teamís first match in the South Island qualifying tournament for the inaugural National Under 19 tournament to be held in Taupo this September. 
© 2014 Fri, 22 Aug 4:46pm 

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