It was one of those rare moments in sport. Trailing by three tries at the half Taupo United, a plucky club having an up-start season, crossed the painted line to tie the game and and force overtime with giants, Taupo Sports A.
Taupo Sports A halfback Zayn Tipping knows only too well the advantage a big crowd can have on a match result.
The mayoral race just became interesting with councillor Rosanne Jollands making a bid for the top spot.
All three peaks in Tongariro National Park are at "considerable" risk.
Dementia sufferer Alan Pritchard, 78, has not been seen since Thursday morning.
Plenty of fun to round out the term
While the parents are away the children will.... renovate your entire hotel in secret.
Even though entries opened just last week for New Zealand's largest cycling event here in Taupo, hundreds of people have already signed up for the challenge.
Mangakino's town centre was officially opened last this week and adding upgraded playground and new town centre features.
What do All Blacks and Cinderella have in common? Ask Hilltop School.
Group of Auckland teens had to be stopped with road spikes after going on a crime spree in Taupo.
There is no "maybe" about Mayor David Trewavas' intention to stand for reelection, his hat has been clearly in the ring for all to see.
A new life in the pleasant town of Turangi was ruined when Victoria Dwyer received a whopping $350 power bill, even though she used less than $50 of electricity.
A star-studded line up has been announced for the next Taupo Summer Concert with Icehouse, Alan Parsons Live Project and Bonnie Tyler set to bring their unmistakeable hits as part of a three date national tour.
Prime Minister John Key was talking about a $20 departure tax to fund regional tourism pressures at a recent visit to Taupo.
If you are having trouble finding accommodation through Work and Income head to your representatives office, MP for Taupo Louise Upston said.
Volunteer firefighters in Turangi have attended more house fires than larger career brigades Station Officer Jayel Ham said.
More than 600 pesky trees will be felled and poisoned on Mount Tauhara to rid the mountain of the noxious weed.
Affordable homes are possible if sections are sold cheaper, Taupo builders say.
Fifteen multi-million dollar Historic Formula One Cars will race in Taupo next year.
With the fun of the rugby sevens and big audiences, darts proves lucrative for a NZ business.
June 20 will be the last day campers are welcome at Reid's Farm this winter, but the site will remain open for day visits.
Rotorua woman and animal rights activist is lobbying to the government by petition to get a animal policing system put in place.
A cancer patient's last wish of having a special hat has led to hundreds more being made for others suffering from the deadly disease.
Prisoners at Tongariro Prison have supported Turangi Bullyproof by restoring a recovered bike and donating it to the organisation on Pink Shirt Day during anti-bullying week.
An advocate for maori health is finalizing the last stages of a clinic that will benefit Maori in Mangakino.
Getting Turangi humming again is driving Tangonui Kingi to put his hat in the ring and stand as Turangi-Tongariro ward councillor this election.