Taihape’s Mairi Whittle becomes first woman to win Fieldays Rural Catch

A woman has been crowned New Zealand's most eligible farmer for the first time. Taihape's Mairi Whittle took home the coveted prize of the golden gumboot in the...

Government shows support to Ruapehu gondola with $10 million loan

The exciting news was announced on Friday morning by Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones that a $10 million loan will be given towards Ruapehu Alpine Lifts (RAL) construction...

Victoria’s looking for donations for Taupo Woman’s refuge in annual charity event!

Victoria's in Taupo are having their annual charity event, this year their charity of choice is Taupo Woman's refuge. The Winter wonderland event is their annual wine and...

Government to make financial commitment to Mt Ruapehu ski gondola

Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones will make an announcement at the Powderhorn Chateau in Ohakune this morning regarding the Government's input towards Ruapehu's $25 million gondola...

Traders Market to open up in Taihape in time for winter

Taihape is to get its own weekend market, starting this Sunday (17th). Local woman Kerry Stephens is behind it, who said there had been markets popping up in...

Spa Park hot pools in Taupō are closed for upgrades and security improvements

Ōtumuheke Hot Stream is closed to swimmers until June 20 while a new bridge is installed. The new toilet block and changing room facilities is already in place and contractors are now...

No smoking allowed on Ruapehu skifields

Breathing in the cool fresh air on the slopes is about to get fresher with Ruapehu's two main skifields adopting a smoke-free policy. The operator of the skifields - Ruapehu...

Taupo Colleges charting out an environmental course for keen students

Studious teens will be able to earn NCEA credits in the proposed Environmental Studies course, if the class goes ahead for Tauhara College and Taupō-nui-a-Tia College in...

Last day to save on your Season Passes!

NOW is time to grab your 2018 season pass to Mt Ruapehu! A HUGE sale is on and it finishes tonight at MIDNIGHT, make sure you get in...

Artwork now on Whanganui’s Mosquito point changing rooms.

Kaumātua John Maihi has blessed the design on a new changing shed structure at Mosquito point, Whanganui. He's hoping the taonga on the structure there will mean more...