The rules permitting a huge advertising sign has Taupō residents worried the town may “end up like Las Vegas”. The 42-square-metre LED screen sits atop a commercial building (just across the road from Pak n Save) and faces south towards the lake. Hilltop residents say this advertising screen in Taupo town lights up their lounge 4 kilometres away at night.

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