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Road Safety Week 2024: Be A Road Safety Hero

Monday, 20 May 2024, 11:08 am | Taupo District Council

See a crashed car being dissected by firefighters, talk to local road safety heroes, and learn how everyone can help make journeys safer at a Road Safety Week event this Sunday. More >>

Feedback Sought On Taupō District Council Traffic Bylaw

Friday, 3 May 2024, 9:08 am | Taupo District Council

Taupō District Council is reviewing its Traffic Bylaw and is inviting the community to provide feedback. More >>

Taupō District Council’s Top Tips For Burning Smoke-free This Winter

Tuesday, 30 April 2024, 2:46 pm | Taupo District Council

Waikato Regional Council air quality monitoring has shown that improper wood burning is a leading cause of the poor air quality seen in the late hours of the night and early hours of the morning. Poor air quality makes respiratory illnesses worse and ... More >>

Council Agrees To Progress Housing Project On East Urban Land

Wednesday, 24 April 2024, 10:31 am | Taupo District Council

Councillors voted to progress an agreement with a development partner comprising a consortium of Penny Homes, Classic Builders and Tūwharetoa Settlement Trust to deliver high-quality, attractive homes on part of the council-owned East Urban Lands ... More >>

Supercars Zoom Across The Finishing Line

Monday, 22 April 2024, 1:39 pm | Taupo District Council

Tens of thousands of people flocked to Taupō to be part of the first ever ITM Taupō Super400 leg of the Repco Supercars Championship. More >>

Supercars Motor Into The District

Monday, 15 April 2024, 4:43 pm | Taupo District Council

Taupō hosts the ITM Taupō Super400 round of the Repco Supercars Championship this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. “This event is expected to attract more than 100,000 visitors with around a $6 million boost in economic benefit to the district," Taupō ... More >>

Celebrate The Role Of Museums At Taupō Museum

Wednesday, 10 April 2024, 1:24 pm | Taupo District Council

Movies, tours and an open day are just some of the activities that Taupō Museum has organised as part of the Museums & Galleries Matter campaign. More >>

The Ever-popular Michael Angelo Returns To Taupō Museum

Saturday, 6 April 2024, 6:42 am | Taupo District Council

Known for his colourful, three-dimensional carved paintings of native trees and birds, Angelo is holding his latest exhibition Heart in Nature at the Taupō Museum from 13 April to 3 June. More >>

Motutere Holiday Park Negotiating New Lease With Taupō District Council

Wednesday, 27 March 2024, 4:20 pm | Taupo District Council

The leaseholder of the Motutere Holiday Park has been given the go-ahead to negotiate a new lease with Taupō District Council. However, any new lease will not be confirmed until the Motutere Reserve Management Plan review is complete and negotiations will ... More >>

Taupō District Council Delays Adoption Of Long-term Plan

Wednesday, 20 March 2024, 1:13 pm | Taupo District Council

“Between a rock and a hard place.” That was the description of the decision faced by the Taupō District Council at an extraordinary meeting yesterday, where councillors considered whether to delay adopting the council’s Long-term Plan 2024-34 ... More >>

Local Tamariki Help Choose Mangakino Basketball Court Colours

Monday, 18 March 2024, 1:13 pm | Taupo District Council

Taupō District Council is throwing an alley-oop to Mangakino basketballers with the construction of a new court beginning on Wednesday 3 April. The planning for this project was a true community affair with local children voting for the colours ... More >>

Heart Health In Your Community: Beat It To Free Training

Monday, 4 March 2024, 12:28 pm | Taupo District Council

Taupō District Council is working with Hato Hone St John and Neighbourhood Support to provide free training in CPR and using AEDs. Every year in Aotearoa, thousands of people will have a cardiac arrest, and St John’s 3 Steps for Life programme ... More >>

Final Touches Being Put On Popular Crown Park Project

Thursday, 29 February 2024, 10:05 am | Taupo District Council

Taupō’s Crown Park Cycle Skills and Pump Track has proven to be a popular community asset and now the final pieces of the puzzle are going in. Since mid-February, Taupō District Council has been installing seating, rubbish and recycling bins, and in ... More >>

Taupō District Councillors Approve First Pieces Of Art On New Sculpture Trail

Tuesday, 27 February 2024, 8:05 pm | Taupo District Council

The first two pieces of art to be installed at Taupō’s new sculpture trail have been approved by councillors. The council does not choose the sculptures – that is the job of the Taupō Sculpture Trust, but it does have to approve their installation. ... More >>

Taupō Museum Hosts Stunning Space Showcase

Monday, 8 January 2024, 11:18 am | Taupo District Council

The latest interactive exhibition at Taupō Museum is truly out of this world. The museum is hosting the Tūhura Tuarangi - Aotearoa in Space showcase from 11 January to 6 February. Take a break from that scorching Taupō sun and check out the hands-on ... More >>

Loving Our Stormwater Gullies

Tuesday, 19 December 2023, 1:22 pm | Taupo District Council

The many gullies in the Taupō District, particularly those in urban areas, play an important role in stormwater management. Good stormwater management is important as it can help prevent homes from being flooded during heavy rainfall events. Thanks ... More >>

Decision Released On Plan Change To Allow Greater Building Coverage

Thursday, 7 December 2023, 9:32 am | Taupo District Council

A proposed plan change by the Taupō District Council will allow for increased building coverage on residential properties and reduce the amount of red tape for homeowners to deal with. Plan Change 39 – Residential Building Coverage proposes to increase ... More >>

Ironman 70.3 Races Into The Taupō District

Monday, 4 December 2023, 1:31 pm | Taupo District Council

This year’s IRONMAN 70.3 Taupō, on Saturday 9 December, sees about 1300 competitors swim, cycle and run across the district, rounding out another bumper year of events for the rohe. Local schools and sports clubs are among the 500 volunteers who help ... More >>

Lake Taupō Cycle Challenge: Pumped Up For Action

Monday, 20 November 2023, 10:28 am | Taupo District Council

The 45th Lake Taupō Cycle Challenge sees about 5000 competitors descend on the district to take on New Zealand’s most prestigious cycling event. Taupō District Council senior customer services officer Kevin Collins has borrowed a bike from library ... More >>

Taupō District Council’s Award-winning Customer Service

Friday, 17 November 2023, 9:23 am | Taupo District Council

The awards keep coming for the Taupō District, with council’s customer relationship experience receiving national recognition at the ALGIM Awards. The Customer Relations team picked up the award for Project of the Year, and council was also recognised ... More >>





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