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Taking Street Art To The Gallery

Friday, 15 October 2021, 10:01 am | Taupo District Council

Some of New Zealand’s street art originators are exhibiting new works at Taupō Museum from next weekend. The exhibition “Public Access 6”, which opens on Saturday 23 October, sees the founding members of the Cut Collective, Component, Enforce1, ... More >>

Kia Kaha Auckland From The Taupō District

Friday, 17 September 2021, 5:16 am | Taupo District Council

Kia Kaha Auckland! That's the message from the Taupō District to Auckland as part of a new campaign, launched today. “We wanted to show our support for Aucklanders who remain in lockdown, doing the heavy lifting for the rest of the country,” Taupō ... More >>

Toxin-Producing Algae Species Identified at Halletts Bay

Monday, 11 December 2017, 11:38 am | Taupo District Council

A toxin-producing species of algae bloom has been identified during provisional screening of samples collected from Halletts Bay over the weekend. More >>

Time is up for litter bugs

Wednesday, 7 September 2016, 5:01 pm | Taupo District Council

Teams of council staff will be taking to the streets around the district next week for the launch of an anti-litter campaign aiming to make sure the Taupo District is the cleanest in the country. The launch coincides with Keep New Zealand Beautiful’s ... More >>

Rangitaiki community moves into recovery mode

Friday, 12 August 2016, 4:54 pm | Taupo District Council

The rural community of Rangitaiki has moved into recovery mode following the snow storm last Saturday that closed roads, brought down power lines and isolated the community for days. This week Taupō District Council’s Civil Defence team has ... More >>

New chief executive appointed to lead Taupō District Council

Tuesday, 26 July 2016, 4:21 pm | Taupo District Council

Taupō District Council has appointed its new chief executive to lead the organisation into the future. Acting chief executive Gareth Green was appointed to the role at an extraordinary Council meeting last week. After acting in the position since the ... More >>

Partially reopened Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Friday, 31 August 2012, 1:41 pm | Taupo District Council

The Department of Conservation in consultation with Ngāti Tūwharetoa through local hapu Ngāti Hikairo ki Tongariro, Regional Tourism Organisations and businesses will reopen part of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing on Friday 31 August, following the eruption ... More >>

Turangi street names to change

Friday, 31 August 2012, 1:38 pm | Taupo District Council

The Turangi Tongariro Community Board is recommending Council change a number of street names in Turangi after discussions with local hapu. More >>

See The Feelers for Free in Taupō this Summer!

Tuesday, 6 December 2011, 2:14 pm | Taupo District Council

More FM and Events Capital today announced the line up for the free concert series in Taupō this summer, called 'Roadside on Roberts'. More >>

Kora to rock Taupō for Free RWC 2011 Finals concert

Wednesday, 19 October 2011, 4:20 pm | Taupo District Council

New Zealand Rock-Funk band Kora will headline a free concert in Taupō this Sunday 23 October as part of the town’s official RWC 2011 Licensed Fanzone. The Fanzone includes family activities and street entertainment from 2.00pm, prior to the live ... More >>

Conversations with Rachael King and Te Kana Pitiroi

Wednesday, 27 July 2011, 5:20 pm | Taupo District Council

The first Great Lake Tales event with Joe Bennett was an outstanding success, reports Erupt Events General Manager, Kylie Hawker. “We had forty guests enjoying an afternoon at Hilton Lake Taupō on Sunday, with Joe enthralling all with his stories and theatrical ... More >>

Great Lake Tales: A new literary event for Taupo

Thursday, 14 July 2011, 3:23 pm | Taupo District Council

The Lake Taupo Arts Festival Trust today launched the first of their new ‘Erupt Events’, a series of Readers & Writers events entitled Great Lake Tales. Four prominent and internationally recognised authors are coming to Taupō over consecutive weekends ... More >>

Taupo on Top of World in Events

Friday, 17 September 2010, 4:20 pm | Taupo District Council

Taupo has cemented its position as the ‘events capital’ of New Zealand with selection as one of the top event and festival towns in the world at the International Event and Festivals Association awards in St Louis on 16th September (US time). More >>