Blanket-obsessed Taupo dog Anxiety Girl a hit on social media

Anxiety Girl is the German short-haired pointer owned by Taupō woman Jeannie Short who not only loves her loyal, awesome and incredibly serious pet, but accepts her...

Ohakune boil water notice still in place 20/07/19

More bad weather means more boiling of the drinking water for Ohakune. Daily tests by the Council are showing that turbidity levels have dropped and are fluctuating between...

The best pie is out… and it’s right here in the Central North Island!

Kiwis bloody love their pies. The 21st annual NZ Bakels Supreme Pie Awards went down last night and a Taupo creation came on top. The venison, bacon, mushroom and...

Trapped kayaker rescued from Huka Falls

A kayaker has been rescued from Huka Falls, north of Taupō. Police were called to the scene at 11.50am on Monday after the kayaker fell out into the...

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...

Couple donate ambulance to St John Taumarunui

Jeremy and Judy Stubbs have set a new standard in gift giving after buying a brand new, fully equipped $225,000 ambulance for their community. Staff at St John...

Paraparas open again following installation of barriers

The Paraparas (SH4) between Whanganui and Raetihi has reopened following the installation of roadside barriers at a high risk slip site two kilometres south of Fields Track. NZTA...

Got a lawn big enough for a Campervan? Check this out!

A new website called Campable has made it possible for Kiwis to rent out their front lawns to Campervans and Freedom campers. Warwick Beauchamp, founder of Campable.com, said...

Waikato mansion on sale with a value of 3.1 Million!

Waikato's largest mansion with breathtaking river views, five bedrooms, five bathrooms, an indoor heated swimming pool and a private boat ramp, is for sale and is likely...

Bubble wrap the new Pink batt?

Taking care of poor health in Taumarunui residents has become number one priority, and the Whanau Ora Navigators are now learning how to have a healthy dry...