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Car rolls near school on Napier-Taupo road, emergency services on way
Firefighters and police have been called to the scene of a reported car accident on rural State Highway 5 between Napier and Taupo. 
© 2017 9:15am 

Dive squad find body of missing Taupo woman
A body has been found in the search for missing woman Barbara Thomson, police say. 
© 2017 Wed 2:45pm 

Swarm of hundreds of small quakes near Taupo
A swarm of hundreds of small earthquakes northwest  of Turangi is likely to be related to the long term "stretching" of the Taupo Volcanic Zone. 
© 2017 Wed 11:25am 

Divers search for missing Taupo woman
Divers have arrived to continue the search for a Taupo pensioner who failed to return home from her daily morning fishing trip.Barbara Thomson, 75, has not been seen since the early hours of yesterday. Police say she regularly... 
© 2017 NZ Herald Wed 9:45am 

Search for Taupo pensioner missing from daily fishing trip
A search is underway for a Taupo pensioner who failed to return home from her daily morning fishing trip.Barbara Thompson, 75, has not been seen since the early hours of this morning. Police say she regularly fishes at the mouth... 
© 2017 NZ Herald Tue 3:44pm 

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Kayaker rescued from central North Island river in late night rescue
A kayaker has been rescued from a steep central North Island river gully after nearly drowning last night. The kayaker's companion had to revive him using CPR after an excursion on the Tauranga-Taupo River went horribly wrong.The... 
© 2017 NZ Herald Tue 6:44am 

Digger crash truckie had never driven in Auckland, court hears
Before Graham Kennett ploughed into an overpass, sprawling a digger across the Southern motorway causing widespread gridlock he checked the load with his eye.The Taupo had also never driven further north than the airport and because... 
© 2017 NZ Herald Fri, 17 Feb 5:44pm 

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Aratiatia Rapids drowning: Spills on hold
They are ranked number two on TripAdvisor's list of things to do in Taupo but tourist water releases from the Aratiatia Dam have been put on hold for the time being.That follows the drowning of Rachael Louise De Jong, 21, of Auckland,... 
© 2017 NZ Herald Thu, 16 Feb 12:45am 

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Revived kayaker is grateful to be alive
"I'm only here in the first instance because of my fellow friend and kayaker," says Kiwi Ryan Lucas, who blacked out during a 25-metre waterfall plunge at the Tauranga-Taupo Falls on Monday. 
© 2017 7:55pm 

Swarm of quakes in Rotorua and Taupo areas
A series of nearly 300 small earthquakes have been recorded by Geonet in the Taupo and Rotorua areas since Monday last week, according to Geonet.The Geonet seismometer network between Taupo and Tongariro National Park has been recording... 
© 2017 NZ Herald Wed 11:45am 

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Dive squad search for missing Taupo woman
Barbara Thomson has been fishing the Waitahanui River for 40 years. On Tuesday she never came home. 
© 2017 Wed 9:45am 

Superbike nationals set to resume in Taupo
By Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ It's been quite a couple of months for New Zealand road-racing icon Tony Rees. 
© 2017 Tue 12:45am 

Mate saves kayaker after waterfall plunge, guides chopper for night rescue
A world-renowned kayaker was revived by his paddling-mate after being knocked out plunging down a 25 metre waterfall near Taupo. 
© 2017 Tue 9:04am 

Taupo man drove his flaming motorhome to safety after gas explosion
Basil Lloydd? had just begun to enjoy retirement when he blew up his motorhome while cooking dinner. 
© 2017 Mon 5:14pm 

Fire fighters contain large nitric acid spill at dairy factory
Fire fighters are dealing with a large nitric acid leak at the Miraka Dairy Factory near Mokai, about 30 kilometres north of Taupo. 
© 2017 Sun 8:46am 

Graham McGregor: What is your marketing Plan B?
One of the things I've learned in my 57 years of living is that things don't always go according to plan. This was brought home to me vividly in early November last year. I had just completed the Lake Taupo 160km cycle event for... 
© 2017 NZ Herald Fri, 17 Feb 7:26am 

Taupo man fights to save dog from death
A Taupo man's fight to keep his dog from destruction has gone all the way to Rotorua High Court and may yet head to the court of appeal. 
© 2017 Thu, 16 Feb 1:15pm 

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