Women and children are focus of new venture in Taupō.

A homeless shelter for women and children is proposed for Taupō to cope with a chronic accommodation shortage. With reports of more and more people becoming homeless, a...

Wanganui residents flooded… AGAIN.

Chris and Gene Toyne have been evacuated twice from their Onetere Drive home in two years and want the culvert replaced. Mr Toyne shared photographs with Wanganui district...

Waikato police give stranded guests a ride to wedding

When Auckland couple the Bonischs found themselves stranded on the side of a Waikato highway at the weekend, running late to a wedding, it was police officers that...

Taupō measles warning

-Source Stuff.co.nz Another confirmed case of measles in Taupō has Toi Te Ora Public Health urging people in the area to be vigilant for signs and symptoms of...

It’s not Wanderlust… but it is Yoga!

A new yoga festival has been pulled together to fill the gap left by the cancelled Wanderlust event. LoveLake Festival 2018 will offer four days of yoga,...

Visit Ruapehu wins Supreme Tourism NZ Award!

Visit Ruapehu has won the Supreme Award at the Regional Tourism NZ Awards for their collaborative approach to tourism in the Manawatu-Whanganui Region. The Regional Tourism New Zealand...

Harbourmaster patrolling waterways as summer heats up

A year into strict new rules, not wearing a lifejacket is still by far the most common infringement for boaties busted on the water. Figures released under the Official Information...

Help us help Angie Davis!

We need your help Central North Island for Taupo local: Angie. Angie Davis, mother of three, is a long time staff member of Taupo DeBretts as a therapist, born and...

Bumbling thief in Taupo needs identifying.

man who stole two charity donation boxes from Rebel Sport lost most of his loot when he smacked into the glass doors on the way out. It started off...

Oil spill in Ohakune’s industrial zone on Burns street

There was an oil spill in Ohakune from Burns St industrial zone which the Ruapehu district council responded to. The oil spill has been contained and cleaned-up, luckily...