Taupō house goes up in flames

Keith Aldridge wasn't long out of bed when he smelt smoke in his kitchen about 11am on Wednesday. The gravity of his situation didn't hit him until...

Tongariro restrictions lead to a new carpark being created!

As news of the parking restrictions at the Tongariro Crossing was made public, Shane Isherwood knew he had the answer - opening his own land up for...

Halloween Fright Night digital playground for Cooks Gardens

Cooks Gardens will be transformed into a Magical Park on November 3, giving children the opportunity to get active in a spooky digital playground. The Magical Park games,...

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...

Facebook scam in NZ may take your passwords.

Kiwis caught out by a recent Facebook hack should change their passwords on other websites, as they may have been compromised, Netsafe warns. Facebook messaging services are being compromised to...

Department of Conservation introduce four-hour parking time limit for Tongariro Crossing

Tongariro hikers who park for longer than four hours at the start of the crossing will now have their wheels clamped. The Department of Conservation (DOC) has...

Crash north of Taupō leaves 8 injured and 4 dead.

Four people have died and eight were injured in the head-on crash 1 kilometre south of the intersection of State Highway 1 and Tutukau Rd, Oruanui, about...

Campervan journey comes to a fiery end in Taupō

The driver of a campervan had to make a rapid dive to safety after his home burst into flames while he was driving it. The man was driving...

Rainbow Youth has a new ad campaign, and it’s pretty cool!

This is the message posted beneath the ad on Facebook: "We're SUPER stoked to finally share with you our very first national ad campaign! We chose to...

2018 season passes are cheaper than ever before!

They are the best prices Mt Ruapehu has seen in a decade, you absolutely need to check out these deals. These deals won't last long either, grab your...