Wednesday, 30 January 2013
Connections – Aotearoa Quilters Challenge
Quilts from the Aotearoa Quilters 2012 challenge will be on show at Taupō Museum during February.
Friday, 18 January 2013
Ardijah to perform at Waitangi Day festival for Taupō District
Taupō District is set to be entertained on Waitangi Day with the Waitangi – Taupō Moana 2013 festival, featuring Ardijah and other music, entertainment, games and activities.
Friday, 30 November 2012
Frankie Valli tribute coming to Taupō District
The Frankie Valli tribute show that toured New Zealand this year is returning next year and coming to the Great Lake Centre.
Thursday, 29 November 2012
Bus service relocation moves one step closer
Taupō District Council has agreed to fund the construction of a new bus shelter for Tongariro Street in Taupō, provided a major bus company chooses to relocate there.
Tuesday, 27 November 2012
The best of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing to re-open
Destination Great Lake Taupo
The Department of Conservation (DOC) announced that the Tongariro’s Northern Circuit and part of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing will re-open this week.
Friday, 23 November 2012
Road closures for Cycle Challenge
A number of roads around the District are temporarily closing to make way for the Contact Lake Taupō Cycle Challenge and a Bike Fest event.
Wednesday, 21 November 2012
Small eruption on Mount Tongariro
Taupō Civil Defence team is responding to the small ash eruption on Mount Tongariro about 1.30pm.
Friday, 16 November 2012
Keeping our kids safe around pools
Taupō District Council is encouraging our community to make sure their pools are safe as it launches its pool safety campaign for the summer.
Tuesday, 13 November 2012
Free training for young drivers
Young Taupō District drivers can take steps to save their lives and the lives of other motorists next month with Taupō District Council’s free youth driving course, Driver Directions.
Thursday, 8 November 2012
Art Connection Taupō – Embracing Diversity
Embracing Diversity is an exhibition that brings together a diverse selection of work from over thirty artists from Art Connection Taupō.
Turangi Tongariro Community Board meeting cancelled
The November Turangi Tongariro Community Board meeting is cancelled and the agenda items will be transferred to the December meeting.
Wednesday, 7 November 2012
Some street name changes to be phased in at Turangi
Fourteen street names and three reserve names are set to be changed, using a phased approach, following Taupō District Council’s decision to support the correction of errors made when the town was built.
Mayor supports White Ribbon campaign
The White Ribbon campaign to end men’s violence against women is being launched in Taupō with Mayor Rick Cooper endorsing Taupō’s community response.
Taupō District kids learn safe skills
Nearly a thousand Taupō District school children were treated to an expo on keeping safe including when it comes to fire, water and road safety, bullying and civil defence.
Monday, 5 November 2012
Taupō Water Treatment Plant temporary closure
Taupō’s Water Treatment Plant on Lake Terrace will be temporarily closed tomorrow, 6 November, from 7.00am to 7.00pm to enable work on the Lake intake.
Friday, 2 November 2012
Whakamaru community party postponed
The bad weather forecast for Taupō District this Saturday, 3 November has prompted organisers of the Whakamaru Community Party to postpone the event.
Thursday, 1 November 2012
Tender awarded for refuse transfer station operations
Taupō District Council awarded the contract to operate the Turangi and Omori refuse transfer stations at the 30 October Council meeting in Turangi.
Owen Delany Park to benefit from logging
Some of the revenue from logging operations at Owen Delany Park will be used to upgrade the park’s training lights.
Tender awarded for Hirangi Road sewerage system
Taupō District Council awarded the contract for the design and construction of wastewater reticulation to Hirangi Road in Turangi at the 30 October Council meeting in Turangi.
Wednesday, 31 October 2012
Funding approved for Lake Terrace to Titoki Reservoir watermain
Taupō District Council awarded the contract for the Lake Terrace to Titoki Reservoir watermain as part of the Taupō Water Treatment Plant upgrade at the 30 October Council meeting.
Tuesday, 30 October 2012
Council credit rating confirmed
Taupō District Council (TDC) received an excellent credit rating of AA- from, the international credit rating agency, Standard & Poor’s (S&P).
Monday, 29 October 2012
Taupō residents asked to conserve water on Thursday
Taupō’s Water Treatment Plant on Lake Terrace will be temporarily closed on Thursday 1 November from 7.00am to 7.00pm to enable work on the lake intake.
First stage of demolition complete for AC Baths
The demolition of the indoor 25m pool building is complete, and has uncovered several issues with the building’s structure.
All Dolled up
A shared passion for recycling fabrics, materials and found objects from nature have brought four contemporary doll-makers together to present “All Dolled Up” at Taupō Museum.
Wednesday, 17 October 2012
History and future linked at Heuheu Street
Large kohatu or rocks from sacred peaks throughout the District have completed the revitalisation of Heuheu Street connecting it to a legacy of leadership.
Monday, 15 October 2012
Labour Weekend opening of the Tongariro River Trail
The new Tongariro River Trail will open at 9.30am this Saturday at the Turangi i-SITE.
Coffee with Rick and Rob at Sierra Cafe
Mayor Rick Cooper and Council CEO Rob Williams will be at Sierra Cafe next Wednesday 17 October from 7.30am for their regular monthly coffee morning.
Temporary pool closure at AC Baths
A technical fault at the AC Baths overnight has caused the brief closure of the outdoor and indoor leisure pools.
Thursday, 11 October 2012
Restricted fire season begins
Anyone wanting to light an open fire in a rural area must now have a fire permit from their local authority.
Wednesday, 10 October 2012
Getting serious about litter to keep Taupō District beautiful
Taupō District Council is asking the community for help to keep the District beautiful.