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Champion Gets Title Defence Back On Track
The Yamaha ace from Mokau battled to an unaccustomed fourth overall at the series opener in Taranaki last month, bravely fighting back through the pack after a shocking start, and knew he'd have to vastly improve if he was to have any hope of clinching his fourth New Zealand Cross-country Championships title this season.
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Sat Mar 15, 2014
The New Zealand Herald
Vine with potential for growth
Busy Taupo restaurant and bar can be kept going as it is, or developed to broaden its appeal in a thriving location A Taupo restaurant and bar, owned and run by some of the town's hospitality stalwarts, is being sold as a going concern operating from leased premises in the centre of town.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Rotorua, Taupo councils join with police in driver programme
The popular Driver Directions programme is being launched this year under a new collaboration of Rotorua District Council, Taupo District Council, and NZ Police.
Regional Finals heat up in Taupo
Eight finalists are contending for a spot at the Grand Final in Christchurch 3-5 July and their share of an impressive prize pack worth over $14,000 in products, services and scholarships from ANZ, Lincoln University, Silver Fern Farms, AGMARDT, Ravensdown, Honda, Husqvarna and Vodafone.
Some fruit potentially contaminated with Hepatitis A
The Ministry for Primary Industries is cautioning New Zealand consumers of a small quantity of fresh fruit sold in late February and early March that there is a relatively low risk that this fruit had been contaminated with Hepatitis A virus.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
CreationFest workshop coming to a high school near you
CreationFest organisers are going on the road to help inspire and support secondary school students as part of a creative arts extravaganza.
Scientists construct eruption machine
The days of using baking soda and vinegar are over for a group of Massey University scientists, who have started simulating genuine volcanic eruptions on the Turitea campus.
The New Zealand Herald
US cop offers reward for stolen memory card
A retired US police officer has offered a reward for his memory card to be returned after his camera was stolen in Taupo.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Manawatu Evening Standard
Unconscious teen pulled from Lake Taupo
Emergency services rushed to Whakamoenga Point on the northern shore of the lake after receiving a call that an 18-year-old was in difficulty.
Man pulled unconscious from Lake Taupo
A small group of friends were on the boat. At one stage an adult male from the group was pulled from the water unconscious.
Councils say bigger not always better
Lower Hutt Mayor Ray Wallace, who led the meeting at Wairakei, north of Taupo, said the Local Government Commission had a "pre-determined position in favour of amalgamation".
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Volcano in ManawatA due to erupt at lunchtime tomorrow
Massey University's Volcanic Risk Solutions team have predicted a volcanic eruption in ManawatA tomorrow - right down to the minute.
Tough wins for Bargwanna in NZV8 Touring Cars
Jason Bargwanna did it the hard way as he won the penultimate round of the New Zealand V8 Touring Car championship at Taupo today.
Mayor pushes for stop to super-cities
Lower Hutt Mayor Ray Wallace is rallying his allies at a secret meeting today to discuss how to put a stop to super-cities.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Wellington Wraps Up Kiwi Tri Series
The final round of the .kiwi Tri Series took place in Wellington today, with the highlight being national championship events for Elite U19 triathletes and Paratriathletes.
Curtain call for Taupo rock carvings
RECOGNITION SOUGHT: Matahi Brightwell and his cousin Jono Randell carved the Mine Bay cliffs in 1978.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
The New Zealand Herald
Motorsport: V8 Touring cars series heads to Taupo
In both the TLX class and the TL class, the penultimate round of V8 racing this weekend in Taupo will be significant for the title races.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
UC research discovers fresh information about NZ volcanos
University of Canterbury has uncovered fresh information about New Zealand's volcanoes that could be helpful when volcanoes erupt in future.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Appeal to locate suspected fraudster
Police are seeking public assistance to locate 44-year-old Tony Ashley Gorrie in relation to prolific fraud offending against backpackers and accommodation providers nationwide.
Conroy Takes Aim At Championship
Invercargill driver Jamie Conroy heads to Taupo Motorsport Park for the final round of the New Zealand Formula Ford Championship this weekend with a 97 point lead in the series.