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8 Dec 2016   
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More visitors to Taupo data shows
An influx of international tourists is adding millions of dollars to the Taupo economy. 
© 2016 3:35pm 

Tony Rees leads Suzuki Series
Sloan Frost and Tony Rees shared the winners spoils in perfect weather conditions at Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park in Taupo, on Sunday. 
© 2016 Tue 3:05pm 

BNT NZ Touring Cars to continue battle at Taupo
Round two of the BNT NZ Touring Cars gets underway at Taupo’s Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park this weekend, December 10-11, and the field will be chasing championship leader Simon Evans. 
© 2016 Tue 10:35am 

Deer hunter missing in Kaimanawa Ranges winched to safety by airforce
After spending two nights alone in the Kaimanawa Ranges, a missing hunter has been winched to safety near Taupo. 
© 2016 Mon 12:54am 

Air Force chopper called in to search for missing hunter in Kaimanawa Ranges
A mass search is underway for a hunter missing for two days in the Kaimanawa Ranges near Taupo. 
© 2016 Mon 12:04am 

Motorsport: Two-year hiatus no handicap for Fitzgerald
By Andy McGechan, It's been two years since Taranaki's Hayden Fitzgerald last threw his leg over a superbike, but you wouldn't have known that by watching him race in Taupo on Sunday. 
© 2016 Mon 11:07am 

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GM Mark Taylor says Tenon Ltd's Taupo wood-processing plant is going strong
The impending sale of Tenon's USA distribution business will not affect its Taupo wood-processing plant, the company's Taupo general manager says. 
© 2016 Wed, 30 Nov 10:15am 

Staff at Taupo timber plant ravaged by fire to stay on, despite shut down
Plans are underway to find urgent work for 30 staff at a Taupo timber factory left unable to operate during the busiest time of the year due to a ferocious blaze. 
© 2016 Tue, 29 Nov 4:44pm 

Taupo plant shut down after fire destroys 18 metre high silo
Crucial machinery in a silo reaching 18 metres high at a Taupo timber factory has been destroyed in a ferocious blaze. 
© 2016 Tue, 29 Nov 9:14am 

Fire at Taupo timber packaging business threatens other buildings
An out of control blaze at a Taupo timber business is threatening other buildings in the area. The fire service was called to the fire at the New Zealand Timber Packaging premises on Manuka St in Taupo about 8.30pm. A spokesman... 
© 2016 NZ Herald Mon, 28 Nov 11:04pm 

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Horror day on roads: 10 hurt in 5 serious crashes
At least 10 people have been hurt, one critically and three seriously, after five serious crashes on Waikato and Bay of Plenty roads today.A person was reportedly injured after a car struck a tree and then a lamp post on Old Taupo... 
© 2016 NZ Herald Wed 7:45pm 

Investigation after Lake Taupo 'code brown'
Swimming along Lake Terrace was banned last Friday after a 'code brown' saw sewerage spilled into the pristine waters. 
© 2016 Mon 3:24pm 

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Taupo to get IronMaori event
Local Maori wanting to take part in the popular IronMaori event will not need to travel so far next year.Taupo has successfully managed to win the rights to host a new Ironmaori event in March.The announcement was made at the... 
© 2016 NZ Herald Mon 12:34am 

Motorsport: Winning double whammy from Honda family
By Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ Like father, like son ... 49-year-old Tony Rees and his 21-year-old son Damon gave Honda a winning double whammy as this season's pre-nationals Suzuki Series kicked into life at Taupo's Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park at the weekend. 
© 2016 Mon 8:17am 

Rising star a reminder to live life to the fullest
The family of a Taupo teen killed on New Zealand's roads is urging other youngsters to take care when driving long distance. 
© 2016 Wed, 30 Nov 5:06pm 

Graham McGregor: How to make 2017 your best year in business
I had an interesting experience a few days ago when I participated in the Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge for the second time.The Lake Taupo Challenge has been running for 40 years and is the most popular cycle event in the country.... 
© 2016 NZ Herald Wed, 30 Nov 10:05am 

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Flames shoot metres into the air after explosion at factory in Taupo
A large fire caused by an explosion at a Taupo factory has been extinguished after an hours-long battle by fire crews. 
© 2016 Tue, 29 Nov 1:44am 

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