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Four hurt in logging truck collision
Four people have been injured in a collision between a logging truck and a car this morning.Police said State Highway 5 which runs between Napier and Taupo is currently blocked in both directions after the crash near Te Pohue.Four... 
© 2015 NZ Herald Fri 12:45am 

Artist demands cliff carving royalties
A Maori artist from Taupo is threatening to take tourism operators to court if they don't pay him royalties for visiting a stone sculpture he carved 30 years ago. 
© 2015 RadioNZ Thu, 19 Feb 8:45pm 

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Frenchman Brandon Maisano wins first Toyota Racing Series race at Manfeild
Frenchman Brandon Maisano bounced back from his spectacular flip at Taupo by winning the first of the Toyota Racing Series races at Manfeild, Feilding, today. 
© 2015 Sat, 14 Feb 5:15pm 

Motocross: Chase on target to win another national title
By Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ Taupo's Cohen Chase is accustomed now to winning motocross titles - he's won plenty over the past few years - but he has yet to crack the No.1 at senior championship level. It is probably just a matter of time. 
© 2015 Thu, 12 Feb 9:45am 

Huka Lodge partners' court case resumes
A multi-million dollar legal dispute involving Taupo's luxurious Huka Lodge is back in court as two former business partners try to settle the case which has been running more than 20 years. 
© 2015 Mon, 9 Feb 12:55am 

Motorsport: Tough weekend for Conroy
Round 4 of the 2015 Toyota Racing Series at Taupo Motorsport Park this weekend started well for young Invercargill driver Jamie Conroy. 
© 2015 Sun, 8 Feb 9:56pm 

Motorsport: Leitch brothers positive for Taupo
Taupo is the next stop for competitors in the 2015 Toyota Racing Series and Invercargill brothers Damon and Brendon Leitch are both looking forward to visiting the central North Island circuit this weekend. 
© 2015 Sat, 7 Feb 8:16am 

Conroy looks for more track time at Taupo
Series rookie Jamie Conroy heads to the Taupo Motorsport Park for Round 4 of the 2015 Toyota Racing Series simply keen to get more track time this weekend. 
© 2015 Sat, 7 Feb 7:45am 

Dog rescued from drain near Taupo
A happy ending for a fox terrier stuck in a drain near Taupo is being put down to a "stroke of Kiwi ingenuity".The dog was chasing a rabbit yesterday morning when it got stuck three-quarters the way down a 30m drain.Taupo fire... 
© 2015 NZ Herald Tue, 3 Feb 8:05pm 

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Seven arrests in drug operation
Seven people have been arrested at the end of a two-month long drugs operation in Taupo and Tokoroa. 
© 2015 RadioNZ Thu 5:59pm 

Rescued groups both unprepared - police
Taupo police say two groups rescued in separate incidents last night were totally unprepared. 
© 2015 RadioNZ Sat, 21 Feb 8:36am 

Helicopters fight Taupo scrub blaze
A bird hitting powerlines is believed to be responsible for sparking a large scrub fire south of Taupo that kept firefighters working through the night. 
© 2015 Wed, 18 Feb 9:39am 

Karters head to Taupo for Superkart Grand Prix
The country’s fastest karts and top karters will head to Taupo Motorsport Park on Saturday the 28th of February for one of the country’s fastest and most spectacular motorsport events - the 2015 Kartsport New Zealand Superkart Championships and Grand Prix - and motorsport fans can come and wa 
© 2015 Mon, 16 Feb 10:15am 

Maini gets TRS title campaign back on track at Taupo
Arjun Maini bounced back from disappointment to make sure of a race win in the Denny Hulme Memorial Trophy at Taupo on Sunday. 
© 2015 Wed, 11 Feb 1:55pm 

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Motorsport: Contrasting fortunes for Leitch brothers
Invercargill brothers Damon and Brendon Leitch continued their 2015 Toyota Racing Series campaigns at the Taupo Motorsport Park this weekend. 
© 2015 Sun, 8 Feb 10:25pm 

Motorsport: Rocky start for Russian
Russian driver Artem Markelov and his team must have been wondering what deity they've offended after Markelov was involved in two incidents during the third round of the Toyota Racing Series at the Taupo Motorsport Park yesterday.Markelov's... 
© 2015 NZ Herald Sun, 8 Feb 5:25am 

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Skydiver takes plunge after crash
The first time she attempted a skydive, London woman Gwendolyn DeSilva heard the engine cut out and had to make a daring mid-air escape before watching the plane plummet into Lake Taupo.Yesterday, the 38-year-old conquered her fear... 
© 2015 NZ Herald Wed, 4 Feb 5:35am 

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