|Motel and bach burglars arrested|
Two women have been arrested following burglaries of motels and holiday baches in the Eastern Bay of Plenty.The women have been charged with a total of 10 burglaries of motels and holiday homes in Taupo, Ohakune, Rotorua, Whakatane,...
© 2016 NZ Herald 7:35pm First of 1,000 visitors treated in Taupo
The first of the 1000 tourists from Shaoxing arrived in Taupo on Monday and were given a tour of the district's attractions and culture.
© 2016 Stuff.co.nz Thu 1:05pm German tourist robbed by plastic gun in Taupo but culprits arrested by police
The gun was fake but the robbery wasn't.
© 2016 Stuff.co.nz Wed 11:25am Mark Reason: Retro is Cool. Let Taupo host the austerity Olympic Games
OPINION: It's Taupo time.
© 2016 Stuff.co.nz Tue 3:15pm Woman pinned between wagon and tractor
A woman has been seriously injured after her legs were pinned between a silage feedout wagon and a tractor for about two hours.Taupo Fire Service station officer Jon Gradwell said the incident happened at a Tihoi Rd property about...
© 2016 NZ Herald Tue 8:35am Racing: M'Lady should break maiden ranks today
Talented 3-year-old filly Hello M'Lady will be out to break maiden ranks when she steps out in the Cambridge Stud 1200 at Taupo today.Prepared by Matamata trainer Vicki Prendergast, Hello M'Lady made an encouraging start to her...
© 2016 NZ Herald Fri, 19 Aug 4:15am Murder trial: Police visited Taupo man as part of their inquiry into the killing of George Taiaroa
Police visited a Taupo man with Mongrel Mob links as part of their inquiry into the killing of George Taiaroa, a high court jury has heard.
© 2016 Stuff.co.nz Wed, 17 Aug 3:05pm Shooting flames from paper truck in blaze on State Highway 1
Flames shot out the side of a truck and trailer unit that burst into flames on the side of a Taupo highway.
© 2016 Stuff.co.nz Tue, 16 Aug 1:15pm Issue of inexperienced foreign drivers on NZ roads before court
The issue of inexperienced foreign drivers on our roads has been debated at the High Court in Wellington.Chinese woman Jieling Xiao is appealing her 17-month prison sentence for killing motorcyclist Rhys Middleton on the Napier-Taupo...
© 2016 NZ Herald Tue, 16 Aug 12:15am Teen designer has eye for curves
The twirls and curves of a Swiss watch museum have proven to be a key inspiration for a young Kiwi fashion designer.Clare Weterings, who grew up in Taupo, is one of a select number of students from the NZ Fashion Tech institute...
© 2016 NZ Herald Sun, 14 Aug 5:15am
Taupo toddler orphaned by double tragedy
Two-year-old Hine-TÄ«tama knows her mother Stacey TePaea Gent is no longer with her. "Mama sick. Mama gone," she says through milk-toothed gums. What she has trouble understanding is that her 17-year-old father Tawhiri Rameka is also gone. At such a young age little Hine has suffered more tragedy than most, losing her mother to cancer just after losing her father, Tawhiri Rameka, in a suspected suicide in May. For two years Stacey fought a rear-guard battle against cancer in a bid to spend as much time as she could with her frizzy-haired bub. READ MORE: * Suicide and mental health: NZ's quiet crisis * School Report: What's hard about growing up in New Zealand? * 'Taboo-ness' around suicide in New Zealand needs to end - bereaved mum
© 2016 Stuff.co.nz Fri 7:35am Magnitude 3.7 earthquake strikes Taupo
A 3.7 magnitude earthquake has struck near Taupo.The quake, which Geonet said was of moderate intensity, struck 10km deep, 15km south-west of Taupo at 8.27am.
© 2016 NZ Herald Tue 9:35am Forestry worker killed in rural Hawke's Bay
A forestry worker has been killed in an accident in rural Hawke's Bay, near Te Haroto between Napier and Taupo.
© 2016 Stuff.co.nz Mon 1:25pm Community work for man who drove car into power poles
A young man who deliberately crashed into a series of Taupo power poles, cutting the supply to 630 homes, was upset that his partner was moving overseas, a court has heard.Farm hand Jade Rolfe, 21, of Hamilton, appeared in the Taupo...
© 2016 NZ Herald Thu, 18 Aug 3:35pm Paper truck burns on State Highway 1
A truck and trailer unit carrying a load of paper has burst into flames on the side of a Taupo highway.
© 2016 Stuff.co.nz Tue, 16 Aug 12:25am Taupo RSA in hot water after claims Poppy Fund misused
A mobility scooter and a slap of paint on a flagpole has landed the officers of an RSA in hot water, and they could be investigated by police.
© 2016 Stuff.co.nz Sun, 14 Aug 5:26am