It all started with one post on Facebook and ended with the Taupo community rallying together to help out one family in Christchurch who lost a loved one 10 years ago.
Taupo District Council credit cards racked up more than $37,000 worth of charges to hotel rooms, and taxis to and from hotels, last year.
A Taupo man's fight to keep his dog from destruction has gone all the way to the High Court.
A man was seriously burned in the explosion on Saturday night.
The Wanderlust Festival, held recently in Taupo, brought $4 million into the local economy. But amid the designer leggings and paddle-board practices, a few wonder where the ancient practice of yoga had gone.
Taupo's showjumping team have a lot to be happy about after riding their way into second place at the North Island Championships.
Cheers erupted in Taupo District Council chambers as the Deputy Mayor used their casting vote to revoke a decision prohibiting cars to access Kinloch Reserve.
Catfish are a pest and the aim is to "kill as many as possible" at this DOC-sanctioned event on Lake Taupo.
Wharewaka was the place to be this Waitangi Weekend for the second Big Bomb Comp.
He is 75 years old, stands just 158cm tall and drives a car capable of 280kmh around a race track.
Performing in front of 16,000 people can be nerve racking, especially when your wife and daughter are in the crowd.
Raising money for the Tauhara College First XV's trip to play in South Africa in July, the Taupo Fishing
The calming exercise is needed more than ever, the veteran teacher says.
Orange glow from a raging house fire could be seen kilometres away by firefighters rushing to assist.
He was knocked off the road by a vehicle, now cyclist Des Hughes is fighting back.
A truck has crashed, blocking State Highway 5 about 40km out of Taupo.
Bruce Aitken made 100+ flights a day over Taranaki farms
Four fires in the Taupo District over the past two days have prompted Taupo District Council to temporarily stop issuing fire permits.
A truck driver had to watch as his trailer-load of vehicles went up in flames.
Bus failed to take a turn and crashed through a fence before plunging into stream, trapping one person.
"Your life will be full of adventures and I'll be right there holding your hand."
Looking for an 'ice' day out with the whole family this week?
Nick Calavrias died after a car hit his bike on the Taupo Expressway.
A new sport has bounced into town.
Disgust as freedom campers leave popular Huka Falls spot littered with human waste.
A deliberately lit fire has the Taupo Police appealing to the community to help catch those responsible.
Contact Energy Wairakei have welcomed three new interns as part of their Maori Internship Scheme.
Trust snuffed out after a thief helped themselves to a community's festive lights display.
Police are still searching for the man who sparked an armed offenders callout in Taupo on Sunday.
The final stretch of the shared path between Wharewaka and Five Mile Bay was officially opened on Thursday by Mayor David Trewavas and long-time resident Jack Waters.