Third annual Industry Forum highlights underlying confidence in Ruapehu tourism

Sourced from the Ruapehu District Council Over 50 operators and other stakeholders involved in Ruapehu tourism attended the third annual Visit Ruapehu Industry Forum at the Chateau Tongariro...

Herbs documentary: Raetihi screening cancelled

Sourced from the Whanganui Chronicle Raetihi's three-day film screening of Herbs: Songs of Freedom has been cancelled. A statement supplied to the Whanganui Chronicle says the cancellation is "due to...

Waikato Regional Council choose not to prosecute over Taupō wastewater spill

Sourced from the Taupō District Council Taupō District Council has welcomed the Waikato Regional Council’s decision not to prosecute over the wastewater spill into Lake Taupō in July. A...

3rd award this year for Ohakune Carrot Park!

Sourced from the Ruapehu District Council The Carrot Park has received a Merit Award in the Outstanding Park category at the Recreation Aotearoa Awards. The Carrot Park was one...

Taupō company extract valuable lithium from geothermal fluid

Sourced from Stuff.co.nz Geo40 was started in 2010 in Taupō to develop strategies to successfully extract valuable minerals from geothermal fluid. They've recently used the Contact Energy Ohaaki site...

Fatal crash on Napier-Taupō highway involving truck and motorcycle

Sourced from Stuff.co.nz One person is dead and another is critically injured in a crash on State Highway 5, the Napier-Tāupo Rd. Emergency services were alerted to the motorcycle and...

SH4 UPDATE: Work has begun on temporary road

Sourced from The Whanganui Chronicle The Matahiwi slip on State Highway 4 was stable enough for work to begin on a temporary road across it this week. Work began on...

Work set to begin on temporary road to reconnect SH4

Sourced from the NZTA Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is starting work this week to build a temporary road to reconnect State Highway 4 between Raetihi and Whanganui. The...

Switch to a Sunday market for Taupō

Sourced from Taupō District Council New market operator Karen Cederwall is excited to create a family-friendly Sunday market at Northcroft Domain. The mum of two, who has a background...

Finding safe solution for SH4 a top priority

Sourced from the Ruapehu District Council Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency will commence on-the-ground investigations into the slip that caused significant damage to State Highway 4 south of...