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Council And Ngāti Tūrangitukua Win National Award For Excellence In Māori Partnership

Thursday, 26 May 2022, 2:15 pm | Taupo District Council

Taupō District Council and Ngāti Tūrangitukua have won this year’s Te Tohu Waka Hourua - The Buddle Findlay Award for Māori-Council Partnerships for their ground-breaking Mana Whakahono agreement. The award was presented yesterday afternoon ... More >>

Taupō Trials Free Child Car Seat Recycling Programme

Friday, 13 May 2022, 2:18 pm | Taupo District Council

Residents in Taupō with expired or damaged child car seats can now recycle them for free. This comes as Taupō District Council trials a collection site for national child car seat recycling programme SeatSmart. Council environmental ranger – programmes ... More >>

Views Sought On Draft Taupō District Plan Changes

Thursday, 12 May 2022, 3:39 pm | Taupo District Council

Taupō District Council is currently seeking the community’s views on draft changes to parts of its District Plan that aim to ensure the plan is operating as efficiently as possible. Residents and ratepayers can give their informal feedback from today ... More >>

Taupō District Council Entering Negotiations For Housing Infrastructure Funding

Thursday, 5 May 2022, 4:45 pm | Taupo District Council

Taupō District Mayor David Trewavas has welcomed news that Taupō District Council is one of 35 groups selected to negotiate with Kāinga Ora for access to money from its Infrastructure Acceleration Fund. The $1 billion Infrastructure Acceleration ... More >>

Taupō District Council And Tūwharetoa Give The Green Light On New Building

Wednesday, 4 May 2022, 12:28 pm | Taupo District Council

Taupō District Council and Te Whare Hono o Tūwharetoa Limited Partnership have agreed on key commercial terms for a proposed new building in Taupō town centre. Taupō District Mayor David Trewavas said the partnership between council and Te ... More >>

“Hole In One” Partial Reserve Management Plan Review Complete

Tuesday, 3 May 2022, 4:03 pm | Taupo District Council

A partial review of the Tapuaeharuru Bay Reserve Management Plan, relating to the Hole in One golf operation on the Taupō lakefront, has been completed by Taupō District Council Reserves and Roading committee. The committee today approved changes ... More >>

Mana Whakahono Signals New Dawn For Tūrangi Township

Tuesday, 26 April 2022, 2:29 pm | Taupo District Council

A ground-breaking Mana Whakahono partnership agreement between Taupō District Council and Ngāti Tūrangitukua was approved at this afternoon’s council meeting. Ngāti Tūrangitukua is the Ngāti Tūwharetoa hapū that holds mana whenua over Tūrangi ... More >>

Mayor Welcomes Move To Orange Traffic Light Setting

Wednesday, 13 April 2022, 4:01 pm | Taupo District Council

Taupō District Mayor David Trewavas has welcomed today’s announcement that all of New Zealand will move to the orange traffic light setting from 11.59pm tonight. The move from red to orange removes all gathering restrictions, with mask requirements ... More >>

Mana Whakahono Agreement Heads Towards Fruition

Monday, 11 April 2022, 9:24 am | Taupo District Council

After several years of working closely together, Taupō District Council has finalised a draft Mana Whakahono partnership agreement with Ngāti Tūrangitukua, who are a hapū of Ngāti Tuwharetoa and who hold mana whenua of the Tūrangi township and ... More >>

Representation Arrangements For Next Two Sets Of Taupō District Elections Determined

Thursday, 7 April 2022, 11:31 am | Taupo District Council

The Local Government Commission (LGC) has made its determination on the representation arrangements proposed after Taupō District Council’s most recent representation review. The arrangements for the 2022 and 2025 elections will be: Taupō Ward (7 ... More >>

Speed Management Plan Opens For Feedback

Monday, 14 March 2022, 3:06 pm | Taupo District Council

Taupō District Council is proposing speed limit changes throughout the district to help keep all people safer on its roads and streets. Public consultation opens today on council’s Speed Management Plan, which includes an overall strategy to ... More >>

Council Calls For Community Feedback On Annual Plan

Monday, 14 March 2022, 2:44 pm | Taupo District Council

Community feedback is being called for to help shape the Taupō District Council’s plans and priorities for the next 12 months. This feedback process is part of council’s Annual Plan consultation period running from today, Monday 14 March to 4.30pm on ... More >>

Covid Care With Dogs

Tuesday, 8 March 2022, 3:59 pm | Taupo District Council

With Covid in our community, Taupō District Council suggests it’s best for all our dog owners to keep their pooch on a lead in spaces where they need to be, and make sure their canine companions do not run up to other dogs, or people. Council ... More >>

Council’s Facilities And Services With Omicron In The Community

Thursday, 3 March 2022, 12:32 pm | Taupo District Council

With Omicron cases continuing to rise in the community, council’s services and facilities will likely be affected as positive cases and self-isolation situations inevitably arise, says chief executive Gareth Green. “Our staff and contractors ... More >>

Mayor Pleased To Host Women’s Super Rugby In Taupō

Monday, 21 February 2022, 8:08 pm | Taupo District Council

Taupō District Mayor David Trewavas has welcomed today’s announcement from New Zealand Rugby that Taupō and Hamilton will co-host the maiden edition of the women’s Super Rugby competition. The competition will start on Saturday March 5 at Owen Delany ... More >>

Taupō Wins Most Beautiful Large Town Title

Friday, 18 February 2022, 8:49 am | Taupo District Council

Taupō has been named the most beautiful large town in the country at the annual Keep New Zealand Beautiful Awards on Thursday night The Keep New Zealand Beautiful Awards are New Zealand’s longest-running sustainability awards and provide a benchmark ... More >>

Practical Driver’s Licence Training Funded By Council

Wednesday, 9 February 2022, 4:15 pm | Taupo District Council

People in the Taupō district will now find it smoother to get their practical driver licences after a community grant from Taupō District Council allowing the leasing of a training car. Taupō Learning Centre driving tutor Claire Northcroft says the ... More >>

Taupō Artist Val Raymond’s Legacy Exhibition To Transform Taupō Museum Galleries

Tuesday, 8 February 2022, 5:57 pm | Taupo District Council

An extraordinary selection of the very diverse artwork of the late New Zealand artist Val Raymond is being exhibited in Taupō to honour and celebrate her life’s work. Val’s family has selected an unusual collection of her paintings created over seven ... More >>

Looking For Love And Litter On The Lakefront

Friday, 28 January 2022, 1:03 pm | Taupo District Council

Looking for love? Looking to make new friends? Or already happily loved-up and just looking to make a difference to Taupō? Come to the ‘Looking for Love and Litter’ clean-up event on the main lakefront opposite Taupō Mini Golf on Sunday 20 February! ... More >>

Spending Soars In Taupō District Over Christmas/New Year Period

Thursday, 20 January 2022, 12:08 pm | Taupo District Council

A large number of summer visitors to the Taupō District has been a welcome economic boost, says Mayor David Trewavas. “It’s been great to be able to welcome visitors over the holiday period and really see our district humming again,” Mr Trewavas ... More >>