|Probe into chopper damage|
A rescue helicopter's crash landing has left a big gap to cover in the Rotorua area and choppers from Hamilton, Tauranga and Taupo will pick up the slack until a backup machine arrives.
© 2014 Stuff.co.nz Mon 5:05am Helicopter crash at Taupo Hospital
A helicopter has crashed at Taupo Hospital shortly after 5pm.Police say they are attending the crash scene.No further details were available.
© 2014 NZ Herald Sat 6:44pm Call for iwi to invest in businesses
Enterprise Great Lake Taupo's new chair Greg Stebbing wants local iwi entities be more direct about their investments.
© 2014 RadioNZ Wed, 9 Apr 6:35am Hunter falls off cliff
A man is in hospital with suspected spinal and chest injuries after tumbling about 30m down a bank while hunting.Two men had been flown into the ranges east of Taupo this morning by helicopter to go hunting. While hiking the ground...
© 2014 NZ Herald Sat, 5 Apr 12:45am Hunter plunges 30m down bank
A hunter has been flown to hospital after falling about 30 metres down a bank in the ranges east of Taupo.
© 2014 RadioNZ Fri, 4 Apr 9:35pm PM marvels at Taupo's Sculpture Garden
John Key has conceded any artistic work is best left to his daughter Stephie, rather than him, as he opened a Taupo sculpture garden.
© 2014 Stuff.co.nz Fri, 4 Apr 5:36am Pink Batts Heartland Championship draw released
The confirmed 2014 draw for the Pink Batts Heartland Championship has been released by New Zealand Rugby today.
King Country and Wairarapa Bush get the season underway at Taupo’s Owen Delaney Park in Week 1 on 23 August 2014.
© 2014 voxy.co.nz Thu, 3 Apr 2:15pm Black Sticks claim series win over China
New Zealand have won their two-match international hockey series against China in Taupo, after drawing 1-1 with China tonight.
© 2014 Stuff.co.nz Tue, 1 Apr 8:05pm Fugitive wanted over murder captured
A fugitive wanted for the murder of homeless man Maqbool Hussain in Auckland has been captured.Justin Vance Turner, 28, was located by police in Taupo at 12.30pm today.Police were called by members of the public who noticed Turner...
© 2014 NZ Herald Tue, 1 Apr 2:55pm
Lucky escape for crew as rescue chopper hits trees
A pilot and a crew member had a lucky escape when their rescue helicopter plummeted to the ground after striking tall trees while trying to land at Taupo Hospital yesterday. Incredibly, Rotorua pilot Art
© 2014 NZ Herald Sun 5:25am Helicopter crash at Taupo hospital
A helicopter has crashed at Taupo Hospital and one of the crew has been slightly injured.
© 2014 RadioNZ Sat 6:15pm Man arrested for service station robberies
A man has been arrested in Taupo and charged with three aggravated robberies of service stations and 14 burglaries.Taupo police carried out a search warrant at a local residence on Monday resulting in the arrest of a 38-year-old...
© 2014 NZ Herald Tue, 8 Apr 7:35pm Truck crashes down bank near Taupo on SH1
A truck and trailer unit loaded with timber has gone off the road and down a bank on State Highway 1 near Taupo.
© 2014 Stuff.co.nz Tue, 8 Apr 8:16am Laughing Lycra lads have a run at event record in Taupo trailwalk
Team Cool Runnings are looking to break a record of a different kind at this weekend's Oxfam Trailwalker.The lads from Wellington and Christchurch were the fastest team last year after running the majority of the trail - they had...
© 2014 NZ Herald Sat, 5 Apr 4:25am 'Ghost bike' reminder of cyclists' danger
The spot where an Auckland cyclist was killed near Taupo a year ago now has its own ghostly marker.Part memorial, part reminder, the white "ghost bike" has been installed on Poihipi Rd at the place where mother-of-two Jane Farrelly,...
© 2014 NZ Herald Thu, 3 Apr 7:15pm Man connected to killing of homeless man due in court
A man arrested in connection with the killing of a homeless Auckland man is due to appear in the Rotorua District Court this morning.Taupo Police arrested 28-year-old Justin Vance Turner yesterday.He was wanted for the murder...
© 2014 NZ Herald Wed, 2 Apr 8:45am Man arrested over homeless man's murder
The man police believe killed an Auckland homeless man Maqbool Hussain has been caught in Taupo.
© 2014 Stuff.co.nz Tue, 1 Apr 3:05pm