Salmonella Dub 2018!

Salmonella Dub, legends of the NZ music scene are celebrating their 25th anniversary with three very special shows this summer, featuring the return of Tiki Taane! These shows...

Bullied 9 year old gets the birthday party she deserves.

A little Wanganui girl whose classmates refused to come to her birthday is about to be flooded with friends, presents and birthday well-wishes from all over the...

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...

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...

Concerns as road toll threatens new heights

The Taupō and South Waikato is staring down the barrel of one of its worst ever years for road deaths and police say the main cause seems...

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...

Only 7 more days until the prices rise!

Sled this long weekend & get a HALF PRICE Winter Day Pass! Head up Whakapapa this Auckland Anniversary weekend for a snow fix on the sledding slope & you'll...
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New Zealand 2017 election debate – Round 2

It was round two in the ring last night. National's Bill English and Labour's Jacinda Ardern were back to debate with mediator Patrick Gower in the ring with...

Taupo is finalist in Most Beautiful Large Town in NZ Award

Taupō is on the verge of being named the most beautiful big town in New Zealand. Taupō must now duel it out with Timaru for the title of Keep New Zealand...

Iwi seeks to enforce Lake Taupō toll

The tribe that owns Lake Taupō is taking court action to ensure it can charge all commercial operators that use the lake. About 40 businesses already pay for...