Taupo Times

New ride for Greenlea Rescue Helicopter

Shaine Pask, Nat Every and Angus Helmore hand over the new rapid response vehicle to the Greenlea Rescue Helicopter.

It might not be able to fly but the new Toyota Hilux will contribute to saving lives by assisting the Greenlea Rescue Helicopter team respond to emergencies. 

Taupo carp farm 'minimal impact'

A carp farm to supply Auckland restaurants is proposed for Taupo.

Tuwharetoa relies on DOC advice, resource consent hearings ahead.

Crash caused deadly power cut

Fai Deane died on Saturday after power was cut to her Taupo flat.

Fai Deane died when her breathing machine failed, flatmates say.

Woman 'killed by power cut'

Fai Deane passed away in Taupo.

Fai Deane was found unconscious on Saturday by her flatmates.

National Park fire near Raurimu Spiral

Firefighters are battling a scrub fire near the rail Raurimu Spiral in the central North Island.

Sparks from a train are thought to have started a forest fire in the central North Island.

Shanghai Pengxin pulls pin on farm purchase

The Fleming farm, a central North Island property that has just been put on the market.

Chinese company withdraws dairy farm bid - the second time in recent months it has turned its back on a purchase.

Pet dog reunited with owners at long last

Peaches the pet pooch was found in Hamilton and then reunited with  her owner, nine-year-old Angelo Martelli in Taupo.

Pet pooch reunited with owner after two-year, 160km walkabout.

Go-ahead for Chinese sheep deal

At the opening of Waikato Innovation Park's new spray dryer last year are CEO Stuart Gordon, WKT general manager Peter Gatley, and Shane Kells of the New Zealand Food Innovation Network.

Chinese investors want security of supply for sheep milk.

Jet skier rescued on Lake Taupo

The jet ski, photographed as a rescue boat arrived, ran out of fuel, leaving the man stranded for five hours.

Police urge swimmers and boaties to follow basic safety advice after stranded jet skier broke all the rules.

One dead in crash near Taupo

One dead and others trapped in two car crash.

Woman dead, pregnant woman injured after two car crash on SH1.

Serious injuries after fall

Taupo fire crews rescued a man whose New Year celebrations were cut short.

A man who stumbled down a Lake Taupo bank just before midnight has been taken to hospital.

Warriner shifts ranks, focus

Triathlete Sam Warriner is retiring from elite racing, but will continue in age group competition and shift focus to coaching.

Triathlete Sam Warriner has retired from elite competition, but will continue coaching and age group racing.

Iwi farewells bad debts

Waters calm for Taupo iwi after three years of strict financial management.

A Central North Island iwi has clawed back into profit.

Crash injures seven

Two cars have collided near the intersection of State Highways 47 and 48 in Ruapehu this evening.

A car in a serious crash was cut to pieces to free people trapped inside.

Boys, women hurt in crash

Helicopters from Waikato, Rotorua and Taupo flew five injured people to two separate hospitals after the crash.

Three women and two young boys seriously injured after two car collision.

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