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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 >>

Tradie Breakfasts: Wiping Out Waste

Monday, 13 November 2023, 1:53 pm | Taupo District Council

Start your day with a free coffee, served with a side of expert knowledge in reducing waste, at the Tradie Breakfast series. New Zealand generates more than 17 million tonnes of waste per year, of which almost 75 per cent ends up in landfill. Timber ... More >>

Taupō Wins Supreme Award At Beautiful Awards 2023

Friday, 10 November 2023, 11:09 am | Taupo District Council

Taupō District Mayor David Trewavas says he’s absolutely delighted after Taupō town won the Supreme Towns & Cities Award at the Beautiful Awards in Wellington last night. <img src="" ... More >>

New Playgrounds On The Way In Taupō

Wednesday, 25 October 2023, 11:00 am | Taupo District Council

From swings and slides to flying foxes and monkey bars, local community members have played a key role in upcoming playground renewals. Work on new playgrounds at Mere Road Reserve and Lakewood Reserve in Taupō both begin in the next month after ... More >>

Then And Now: A Collection Of Creativity From Tūrangi

Monday, 16 October 2023, 12:07 pm | Taupo District Council

Visiting a community art exhibition offers a unique window into a world of creativity and imagination produced by local artists. That will certainly be the case at Taupō Museum’s Then and Now exhibition, from 21 October to 3 December, which includes ... More >>

Recycling Week: Keep Calm And Recycle

Monday, 16 October 2023, 9:47 am | Taupo District Council

Going green benefits us now and in the future, and Taupō District Council has useful tips to help everyone improve their recycling efforts. Taupō and Tūrangi are worthy finalists in the Keep New Zealand Beautiful Awards. One way the community can work ... More >>

Local Legends Celebrated With Mayoral Community Awards

Friday, 6 October 2023, 12:15 pm | Taupo District Council

Every thriving, connected community is built on a foundation of selfless people who work tirelessly to enhance the place they live. The Taupō District is blessed with many of these types of people and on 29 September, a group of local legends ... More >>

Shared Love Of Art Leads To Friends Who Paint Exhibition

Thursday, 5 October 2023, 1:22 pm | Taupo District Council

A pair of artists are preparing to demonstrate what can be accomplished through a shared passion and friendship at Taupō Museum. The Friends Who Paint exhibition is the culmination of an 18-month journey by Taupō artists Wendy O’Callaghan and ... More >>

New Committee To Oversee The Future Of Motutere Reserve

Friday, 29 September 2023, 4:31 pm | Taupo District Council

Taupō District Council has committed to working with local hapū on the future management of a popular lakeside reserve. A committee made up of Taupō District councillors and Ngāti Te Rangiita representatives has been established to oversee ... More >>

Make Waste History: A Wizard Idea Taking Off In Taupō

Wednesday, 6 September 2023, 2:19 pm | Taupo District Council

Never mind the roses, smell the coffee! Local cafés have joined the fight to reduce waste with the help of Waste Wizards, recent recipients of a Waste Minimisation Grant from Taupō District Council . The Again Again app is a nationwide initiative to ... More >>

Final Stage Of Taupō Town Centre Transformation Approved

Tuesday, 5 September 2023, 4:27 pm | Taupo District Council

The final stage of the three-year Taupō Town Centre Transformation has been approved, with an overhead lighting feature planned for lower Tongariro Street and the entrance to Roberts Street. The lighting feature is the last major element that was planned ... More >>

‘Everyone Has A Story To Tell’ Fascinating Photography On Display At Taupō Museum

Tuesday, 5 September 2023, 4:26 pm | Taupo District Council

Jellicoe Exhibition David Cook went to art school in the 1980s with the goal of becoming a painter or designer, however, once he got a camera in his hand a love for photography blossomed. Cook, whose exhibition Jellicoe & Bledisloe: Hamilton ... More >>

Māori Language Immersion Lessons To Mark Te Wiki O Te Reo Māori

Friday, 1 September 2023, 4:24 pm | Taupo District Council

Immerse yourself in the world of te reo Māori and kōrero (speak), waiata (sing) and pānui (read) in te reo throughout 11 to 17 o Hepetema (September) as we celebrate the language in schools, workplaces and homes throughout Aotearoa. The annual campaign ... More >>

Keep Truckin’ On - Helping Truck Drivers Fight Fatigue

Tuesday, 15 August 2023, 1:03 pm | Taupo District Council

The annual Truck Fatigue stop is back this month on 23 August. The event is run by Taupō District Council and NZI Insurance, and supported by NZ Police, Hato Hone St John, Waka Kotahi and other partners. <img src="" ... More >>

Taupō Museum’s My Neighbourhood Photo Competition

Thursday, 10 August 2023, 10:55 am | Taupo District Council

Taupō Museum is calling on young people across the rohe to photograph the everyday things they love about their neighbourhood. Whether that’s the people, the places, special landmarks, shopping centres, playgrounds or works of art, the competition ... More >>

Super Award For Council Animal Control Team

Tuesday, 1 August 2023, 3:11 pm | Taupo District Council

A new approach to connecting hopeful pound dogs with loving new owners has won the Taupō District Council animal control team a special award for engagement. <img src="" ... More >>

Tools For Life: Taupō Students Learn Basic Bike Maintenance

Tuesday, 1 August 2023, 12:27 pm | Taupo District Council

Taupō students have learned how to take their biking up a gear at a Taupō District Council Basic Bike Maintenance course. Students from Taupō Homeschool Group spent a couple of hours with Taupō District Council road safety coordinator Sarah Wraight, ... More >>

Predator Control And Planting Days Popular With Mangakino And Whakamaru Tamariki

Monday, 10 July 2023, 1:51 pm | Taupo District Council

“There’s no better way to learn than to have your feet in the whenua.” That’s according to Mangakino School principal Cherie Hill whose students took part in a predator control and planting day with Taupō District Council staff last month. ... More >>

Taupō District Council To Guide Lake Taupō Protection Trust Into The Future

Thursday, 6 July 2023, 1:39 pm | Taupo District Council

Taupō District Council is taking the reins of a trust which has played a crucial role in a groundbreaking project to safeguard the water quality of Lake Taupō. The Lake Taupō Protection Trust was set up in February 2007 to administer an $81.5 million ... More >>





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