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Family Cycling Fun Hits Taupō District These July School Holidays

Thursday, 25 June 2020, 7:03 am | Destination Great Lake Taupo

Taupō will celebrate its family-friendly cycle trails with the Taupō Treasure Trails these July school holidays. The family-fun event was set to kick off as part of the Taupō Trails Festival in autumn, however due to Covid-19 was put on hold. ... More >>

Lineup announced for Graffiato: Taupō Street Art Festival

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 8:35 am | Destination Great Lake Taupo

An exciting collection of local Taupō artists and prominent New Zealand artists have been secured for the ninth annual Graffiato: Taupō Street Art Festival to be held in Taupō’s town centre this Labour Weekend, 26 – 28 October 2019. Established ... More >>

Win an artwork by leading NZ street artists at Graffiato

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 8:33 am | Destination Great Lake Taupo

Art enthusiasts will have the opportunity to see some of New Zealand’s most influential and prominent street artists in action up close at this year’s Graffiato: Artists in Action event at the Taupō Museum on Friday 25 October 2019. The evening event ... More >>

Taupō open for business

Saturday, 6 July 2019, 11:23 am | Destination Great Lake Taupo

It is business as usual for tourism and hospitality businesses in Taupō these school holidays, despite a wastewater spill into Lake Taupō on Tuesday. More >>

Taupō tops May visitor spend

Wednesday, 3 July 2019, 8:45 am | Destination Great Lake Taupo

Destination Great Lake Taupō (DGLT) jumped to the top of the May visitor spend rankings from third place last month, according to the latest MBIE Monthly Regional Tourism Estimates. More >>

Family cycling fun to hit Taupō and Turangi

Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 10:46 am | Destination Great Lake Taupo

The Towncentre Taupō Red Bike Treasure Hunt is set to hit Taupō town during the April school holidays More >>

Restoration on Taupō’s Mine Bay Māori rock carvings

Saturday, 22 December 2018, 10:38 am | Destination Great Lake Taupo

Restoration on one of New Zealand’s most visited tourist attractions, the Mine Bay Māori rock carvings on Lake Taupō, is due to commence in 2019. Artist Matahi Brightwell will lead a small team to clean and re-sculpt the smaller carvings that ... More >>

Lineup announced for Graffiato: Taupō Street Art Festival 20

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 4:00 pm | Destination Great Lake Taupo

A vibrant mix of local Taupō talent and prominent New Zealand and Australian artists have been secured for the 8th annual Graffiato: Taupō Street Art Festival to be held in Taupō’s town centre this Labour Weekend. More >>

Chinese celebrity chef showcases Taupō to millions

Thursday, 15 February 2018, 4:30 pm | Destination Great Lake Taupo

Taupō’s tourism attractions were featured in an episode of China’s most popular food and travel show, Chef Nic , that aired in China recently. More than 33.5 million viewers watched the show in which Chinese superstar chef Nicholas Tse is seen sailing ... More >>

Taupō included in Project Palace hotel study

Friday, 21 July 2017, 6:27 pm | Destination Great Lake Taupo

Taupō included in Project Palace hotel study Project Palace, a government initiative to attract foreign investment into New Zealand’s hotel sector, is now to include Taupō in this year’s market analysis. The move was announced yesterday by New ... More >>

Spirit of winter captured in new Great Lake Taupō videos

Friday, 21 July 2017, 6:26 pm | Destination Great Lake Taupo

An ‘insider’s tips’ video series inspiring New Zealanders and tourists alike to visit the Great Lake Taupō region for a winter ski holiday has been launched by Destination Great Lake Taupō. The videos, which profile local characters speaking ... More >>

Destination Great Lake Taupō launches winter campaign

Friday, 2 June 2017, 11:45 am | Destination Great Lake Taupo

Destination Great Lake Taupō has just launched its winter campaign, positioning the region as a top winter ski holiday destination. The campaign is using new initiatives like a digital animation video and a winter microsite to focus on Taupō and Turangi ... More >>

North Island Skiing Just Days Away…

Thursday, 27 June 2013, 10:46 am | Destination Great Lake Taupo

Just days away from the opening of Mt Ruapehu's Whakapapa and Turoa ski fields snow has arrived in the Central North Island's stunning winter playground and new website www.RealWinter.co.nz makes it easy for families to plan and book a winter break, ... More >>

Celebrate Waitangi Day in Great Lake Taupō

Monday, 4 February 2013, 4:41 pm | Destination Great Lake Taupo

There’s a whole lot on offer in the Great Lake Taupō region on Waitangi Day, with a free concert and celebration at Riverside Park highlighting the day’s events More >>

Get to Taupo this summer!

Monday, 24 December 2012, 1:22 pm | Destination Great Lake Taupo

Taupō is looking and feeling sharp this summer with a spruced up town centre, newly-opened restaurants, exciting new activities and some seriously cool events happening throughout the holiday period. More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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