Enter your Christmas parade float ideas in Taupo now!

Taupō's oldest events - the local Christmas Parade - is in its 44th year, and you could be a part of it! Many local businesses, organisations and individuals...

One in seven Kiwi Airbnb hosts report some form of property damage or theft

Vomit covered walls, glass encrusted carpet and stolen family heirlooms are just some of the states airbnb's here in New Zealand are left in. According to a survey...

Rāhui placed on Tongariro Alpine Crossing after hiker’s death

The Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail has been closed until Saturday after the death of a tramper. The Department of Conservation tonight announced a rāhui had been placed on...

Virtual reality experience in Taupo at Pure Kiwi Adventures

A new virtual reality studio is opening on Saturday, September 28 in the Beds R US furniture store, 14 Gascoigne St. "We've currently got 20 different experiences. "You can drift along a coral...

Man dies after falling into Crater Lake at Mount Ruapehu

A man has died after falling into Crater Lake at Mount Ruapehu. Emergency services were flown to the scene via helicopter at around 1.50pm on Saturday. The man was...

Sin City adult entertainment bar planned for Taupo

Kim Thompson and Toni Cordon, are hoping to open an adult entertainment bar on  Tuwharetoa St in October. "We think there's a gap in the market," Thompson said. "None of the...

Taupo needs more help for Pink Ribbon appeal

Taupō needs more helpers to raise funds for Breast Cancer Foundation NZ during its Pink Ribbon Appeal next month. Taupō coordinator Raewyn Andrew said they wanted people who could make...

Join the Taupō women celebrating 125 years of having the right to vote

One-hundred and twenty-five years ago women were given the right to vote in New Zealand. The Ministry for Women, Te Minitatanga mō ngā Wāhine is coordinating events across the country...

Taupo’s Silhouette Fitness keeping it moving for suicide prevention

Jude Pattie-Nelson has decided to host an event: A 24-hour treadmill challenge at Silhouette Gym. It is only $1 for a min, with 15 minutes being the...

More nature, less buildings for Tongariro National Park

The number of structures in Tongariro national park are being reduced, including buildings up on Mt Ruapehu. Local iwi and the Department of Conservation want to see fewer...