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...

Spa park’s free hot pools set to reopen this Friday!

Spa Park's Otumuheke Stream hot pools have been spruced up and are set to reopen this Friday 31st! A new bridge has been installed further upstream, the surrounding area...

Mountain closed up for the day? CLICK HERE.

Sometimes the weather can be a little bit too much... even for the most brave Skiers and boarders. If you've come up for a day (or two)...

Pop-up shop to open again to raise funds for Women’s Refuge Whanganui

The Charity Chest pop-up shop, selling clothing, footwear, handbags and accessories, raised more than $20,000 for the organisation during its three-week operation. Event organiser Carla Jayne Smith said...

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...