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Three injured in two-car crash on SH5 at Eskdale in Hawke's Bay
Three people are being treated in hospital after a smash that closed the road between Napier and Taupo for more than two hours. 
© 2016 1:15pm 

Waikato rugby in fine health after winning Jock Hobbs Memorial U19 tournament
Less than a day after Waikato's victory in the Jock Hobbs Memorial national under-19 tournament in Taupo, two of the team's star performers were taking their next steps to a professional career in the game. 
© 2016 Thu 3:25pm 

Waikato win Jock Hobbs Memorial national under-19 final against Auckland in Taupo
Waikato held on to beat Auckland 25-21 and clinch their first Jock Hobbs Memorial national under-19 rugby title in Taupo on Wednesday. 
© 2016 Wed 9:55pm 

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Taupo's Lucky Lizard held up with sawn-off shot gun and knives
Three masked men stormed Taupo's Lucky Lizard Bar and Grill with a sawn-off shot gun and two knives, demanding the tills and safe be opened up. 
© 2016 Tue 3:45pm 

Young talent on show in Jock Hobbs Memorial National U19 Tournament
The best of New Zealand’s young provincial talent is in action in Taupo this week as the annual Jock Hobbs Memorial National Under 19 tournament - this year supported by Mitre 10 - gets under way today. 
© 2016 Thu, 15 Sep 7:45am 

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New Moko march urged by Sensible Sentencing Trust to deliver law-change petition to Beehive
The thousands of signatures that were collected after the shocking death of Taupo toddler Moko Rangitoheriri will this week be delivered to Parliament.And the petition's organisers - the Sensible Sentencing Trust - are now calling... 
© 2016 NZ Herald Sun, 11 Sep 4:25pm 

Taupo District Council 'to wage a war on litter'
Teams of council staff will be taking to the streets around the district next week for the launch of an anti-litter campaign that is aiming to make sure the Taupo District is the cleanest in the country. The launch coincides with the nationwide Keep New Zealand Beautiful Clean Up Week. 
© 2016 Wed, 7 Sep 3:25pm 

Taupo's Reggae by the River New Years line-up announced
Taupo's New Years music festival Reggae by the River has announced its 2016-2017 line-up, which includes headliners UB40. 
© 2016 Tue, 6 Sep 3:15pm 

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Watch: Kiwi policeman shows off some killer dance moves
Hilarious footage has emerged of a police officer busting a move in a dance battle at a community event.Constable Ross Humphrey from Taupo Police, north of Wellington in New Zealand, shows off his killer dance moves at the Pihanga... 
© 2016 NZ Herald Fri 2:05pm 

Waikato, Counties Manukau win at Jock Hobbs Memorial National U19 tourament
Waikato and Counties Manukau have taken out the silverware in the Jock Hobbs Memorial National Under 19 Tournament in Taupo after a week of exciting action in the annual competition. 
© 2016 Thu 9:45am 

Waikato win Jack Hobbs Memorial national under-19 final against Auckland in Taupo
Waikato held on to beat Auckland 25-21 and clinch their first Jack Hobbs Memorial national under-19 title in Taupo on Wednesday. 
© 2016 Wed 9:05pm 

Taupo couple consider making tiny-house-building business
A Taupo couple are considering building and selling "tiny houses" for a living after their own tiny house gained so much attention when it went up for sale.Holly Bowen and Oli Bucher, both 28, built their 7m x 3m home themselves... 
© 2016 NZ Herald Wed 6:05pm 

Taupo Kohanga Reo hit by vandals three times
Playtime was ruined for the children at Atawhai Te Kohanga Reo after a vandal attack left nails strewn about their yard and their facilities torched. 
© 2016 Mon, 12 Sep 9:35am 

Taupo teachers oppose global budget proposal
Disastrous. That's how one local principal describes the government's "global budget" funding proposal for primary and secondary schools. 
© 2016 Mon, 12 Sep 8:45am 

Napier to Taupo road tipped to close
The Napier to Taupo road could close today as a southerly blast sweeps the country.MetService meteorologist Peter Little said there was a very good chance it would snow."Most of the snow will be more towards the top of the road... 
© 2016 NZ Herald Thu, 8 Sep 1:55pm 

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Truck carrying 760kg of ammunition tipped near Taupo
A truck and trailer carrying 760kg of ammunition cartridges has crashed between Taupo and Turangi. 
© 2016 Tue, 6 Sep 3:15pm 

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