|Fire at Taupo sawmill|
Fire crews from across the region are tackling a set of fires at a Taupo sawmill.Fire communications shift manager Steve Smith said there were six crews at Tenon, on Centennial Dr, Rotokawa. There are three from Taupo and three...
© 2014 NZ Herald 7:35pm Fire near power station contained
The Fire Service says a large scrub fire that broke out near a Mighty River Power substation at Whakamaru north of Taupo has been brought under control and crews have left the scene.
© 2014 RadioNZ Thu 6:56pm Motorsport: Conroy takes aim at championship
Invercargill driver Jamie Conroy heads to Taupo Motorsport Park for the final round of the New Zealand Formula Ford Championship this weekend with a 97 point lead in the series.
© 2014 voxy.co.nz Thu 8:15am Marko Albert wins Ironman New Zealand
Estonian Marko Albert has won Ironman New Zealand in Taupo, holding off Kiwi legend Cameron Brown to land his first title.
© 2014 Stuff.co.nz Sat, 1 Mar 4:45pm Iron Man: Lake legend right back in the swim
Cameron Brown is back.It seemed inconceivable midway through last year - as his career appeared to be on the slide - but the 41-year Ironman legend should be among the main contenders tomorrow in Taupo.After the worst season of...
© 2014 NZ Herald Fri, 28 Feb 6:05am Shelley Bridgeman: What makes you mad in restaurants?
Being called "guys" Asking "Are you guys ready to order yet?" is not appropriate in an establishment of any refinement. "Mate", "peeps" and "youse fellas" are also bad. Having said that, I've been called "Ma'm" three times in the...
© 2014 NZ Herald Thu, 27 Feb 1:05pm Taupo drowning 'a tragic waste of life'
Friends watched as their mate's body was recovered from the Waikato River just hours after they had been frolicking in pristine waters on a hot summer's day.
© 2014 Stuff.co.nz Fri, 21 Feb 4:15pm Huka Lodge sold to Chinese buyers - Peters
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters has claimed the world-famous Huka Lodge near Taupo has been sold to Chinese buyers and suggested Prime Minister John Key had a hand in smoothing the process.Peters made the claim during his...
© 2014 NZ Herald Fri, 21 Feb 3:15pm
500km in four days - the hardest race in NZ
When Kate Callaghan wakes up tomorrow morning, she will enter a world of pain. The 52-year old Taupo mother of three is one of 164 athletes competing in GODZone - a multi-day, non-stop, expedition style adventure race held annually...
© 2014 NZ Herald 1:25pm Big blaze near power substation
Firefighters are battling a large scrub fire near the Mighty River Power substation at Whakamaru north of Taupo.
© 2014 RadioNZ Thu 4:35pm Triathlon: Rolling dice reaps reward
A tactical and risky gamble by Estonian Marko Albert cleared the way for his Taupo Ironman victory yesterday, ahead of Kiwis Cameron Brown and Terenzo Bozzone.Albert opened up a massive lead on the bike, after he broke from the...
© 2014 NZ Herald Sun 6:05am Window washer sentenced for squirting liquid in man's eyes
A Taupo Quay window washer appeared in Whanganui District Court on Tuesday for assault after he squirted cleaning liquid in a man's eyes.Joshua Thomas Robinson was cleaning car windscreens at the intersection of Taupo Quay and Victoria...
© 2014 NZ Herald Thu, 27 Feb 4:45pm Debt restructuring focus of Taupo's Draft Annual Plan
Limiting operational costs and restructuring debt to enable a ‘balanced budget’ are the two major focusses of TaupĹŤ District Council’s 2014/15 Draft Annual Plan, which will be released to the community for feedback on March 31.
© 2014 voxy.co.nz Thu, 27 Feb 4:05pm No truth to Huka Lodge claims by Peters - Williamson
Land Information Minister Maurice Williamson says claims made by New Zealand First leader Winston Peters today that Huka Lodge, in Taupo, has been sold to Chinese interests are not true.
© 2014 voxy.co.nz Fri, 21 Feb 4:45pm