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Air NZ's cuts rile Taupo businesses
Air New Zealand's attempts to defend its decision to pull out of the Taupo-Wellington route have been labelled a "waste of time" by those attending a meeting with businesses in the tourist town. 
© 2014 5:13am 

Turning rehab into training
Every year someoneís story and their personal achievement over difficult circumstances touches us at the Contact Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge. 
© 2014 Wed, 12 Nov 11:23am 

Sweet deal for Comvita
Health products maker Comvita will harvest manuka honey from Maori trust land near Taupo in a joint venture worth up to $3 million a year in revenue. 
© 2014 Tue, 11 Nov 11:43am 

Woman rescued from Mt Ngauruhoe
A 19-year-old Waikato University student from Malaysia is in Taupo Hospital after being rescued off the eastern slopes of Mt Ngauruhoe this morning. 
© 2014 RadioNZ Sun, 9 Nov 1:34pm 

Thieves target family who lost everything in fire
As the community rallied to help a Taupo family that lost almost everything they owned in a fire, thieves struck, taking what little they had left. 
© 2014 Thu, 6 Nov 3:05pm 

Raging house fire destroys everything
The family who had a narrow escape from a house fire north of Taupo huddled in a pond to avoid the flames as the blaze consumed everything they owned and left one of them with burns. 
© 2014 Mon, 3 Nov 2:13pm 

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Hunter missing in remote forest park
A search and rescue operation is underway for a hunter who failed to return to his hut yesterday morning.Taupo Police said 30 search and rescue volunteers were assisting with a search of the Kaimanawa Forest Park to locate the missing... 
© 2014 NZ Herald Sun, 2 Nov 3:23pm 

Alleged drug mule arrested in Taupo
Police who stopped an alleged drug mule near Taupo say they found $500,000 worth of methamphetamine hidden in his truck bound for Christchurch.Michael Sean Murray, 54, was pulled over by police on State Highway 1 because of the... 
© 2014 NZ Herald Wed, 29 Oct 1:54pm 

Commonwealth Games medallist looking for back to back wins
The Contact Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge is pleased to announce that Commonwealth Games medallist, Sam Gaze, who took out silver in the Menís Mountain Bike at the recent Glasgow Commonwealth Games, will be one of the riders taking on this yearís Contact Huka XL elite MTB race on Saturday the 29 
© 2014 Tue, 21 Oct 9:54am 

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Rare ginger kiwi released in Taupo
A kiwi with unusual ginger colouring has been released to the Wairakei Golf and Sanctuary Kiwi Creche in Taupo after hatching at Rainbow Springs' Kiwi Encounter.Kindara was sponsored by Tauhara College in Taupo and named after their... 
© 2014 NZ Herald Wed, 12 Nov 6:13pm 

Air service cuts 'bolt out of the blue'
News Air New Zealand is to cut services from TaupŇć to Wellington next year has been met with deep disappointment by the Taupo districtís Mayor David Trewavas. 
© 2014 Tue, 11 Nov 5:53pm 

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Triathlon: Taupo wins right to host 2015 schools nationals
Triathlon New Zealand has confirmed Taupo as the next host venue for the prestigious .kiwi National schools triathlon championships and at the same time has invited tenders for the subsequent two years, with a North Island/South Island annual rotation in a rolling three year forecast for the even 
© 2014 Thu, 6 Nov 4:23pm 

Taupo man injured in raging house fire
A Taupo family have been left with nothing after a fire ripped through their property burning their home, boat, caravan and vehicles to the ground overnight. 
© 2014 Mon, 3 Nov 9:13am 

Sports awards turn spotlight on motocross
By Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ Motocross is no longer considered a minority sport in this country and for that you can probably thank riders such as Taupoís Chase brothers, Cohen and Wyatt. 
© 2014 Mon, 3 Nov 7:34am 

Winning start for SMEG Racing
Itís been a winning start to the season for SMEG Racing V8 SuperTourer stars Simon Evans and Shane van Gisbergen, dominating the first round of the BNT NZ SuperTourers Championship at Taupo. 
© 2014 Thu, 30 Oct 4:34pm 

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New women's sevens competition to kick off
Some of New Zealandís best rugby sevens talent will be on show in Taupo next week as an exciting new womenís sevens competition gets off the ground. 
© 2014 Fri, 24 Oct 11:24am 

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