The lake became a cauldron. Steam exploded from different sites, crashing boulders splashing and hissing as they fell into the water. The great mountain rumbled before it tore itself apart, its peak disappearing as Ruapehu spewed the Earth's molten innards into the sky.
Three staff with structural engineering expertise have joined the Cheal's Taupo office.
Funeral home owner pissed off by reckless damage
A memorial to remember a toddler killed by his caregiver is to be installed in Taupo.
Mt Ruapehu's Happy Valley is going on tour, bringing snow and fun to Taupo's lakefront.
With Motuoapa Marina redevelopment only weeks away from being completed submissions are being sought on the proposed new annual berthing fees.
All welcome to 5km Winter Series
Threats of legal action have contributed to a decision to delay passing the Draft Freedom Camping Bylaw.
A psychiatric report has been sought over car manslaughter allegations.
Taupo Police are asking the public for help in identifying a Silver Holden Commodore that was involved in a driving complaint at the intersection of Horomatangi Road and Titiraupunga Street at 5pm on Monday the 24th April 2017 just prior to a crash at the intersection.
Councillor says proof of asbestos risk should be found first.
Rates will not increase to cover the cost of council relocating, the Taupo District Council's finance manager says.
As the season of after-balls is fast approaching Taupo Police are pleading with the community to do their research around the health effects of alcohol and the law before supplying to those under 18 years old.
Tauhara College business and economic students come together to create five business ideas to present to judges over three-days.
More Taupo residents are able to own their own home thanks to the government's KiwiSaver HomeStart scheme, MP Louise Upston says.
College golfer wins BOP tournament
Mangakino keen for more campers
While Taupo may not be as big as the main cities in New Zealand, that hasn't stopped the small town in being high competition for the Top Town.
Taupo District Council's 125 staff will move to five temporary offices around Taupo township from July.
Taupo Embroiderers' Guild take to the Museum to show off their handcrafted heirlooms.
With the latest announcement of a $178m Tourism Infrastructure Fund, excitment is rich with what can be boosted in the Taupo area.
Why encourage stingy visitors, Turangi resident asks.
Motorhome owners that park in front of friends' or families' houses may face a fine if a proposed freedom camping bylaw goes ahead.
A small town girl follows her career choice taking her to the Taupo Times.
Trust board rejects proposals for camping on schools' boundary
A man accused of stabbing a woman to death in Taupo can now be revealed as her husband.
An increase of visitors to a Tongariro National Park campsite has prompted DOC to look at expanding the site.
A stroke of generosity from the Craters of the Moon Trust has created a new avenue of comeition for Taupo's Waka Ama club.
'No-one succeeds alone', children told at Leadership workshop.