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Partner found after homicide

A police guard stands out the front of a Whangamata Rd property in Kinloch after a man was shot there on Thursday night.

The 38-year-old woman was located at a nearby property.

Adding Taupo to the menu

A beef meal is served up at Bistro Lago - a restaurant at Hilton Lake Taupo.

TAUPO, New Zealand –July 3, 2017 – Hilton Lake Taupo has welcomed Adrian Walker as

Hospital computer system rescusitated

Taupo Hospital's computer systems are back online.

All systems are back online at Taupo Hospital, following a fire on Monday.

He survived World War 2 and NZ's worst inferno

Frank Taylor tells his story of 100 years.

World War 2 Veteran Frank Taylor says his 100th boirthday has "crept up on me".

Multi-million dollar dam upgrade

The Aratiatia power station.

Three year, multi-million dollar upgrade will increase Mercury's greater Taupo workforce by 50 per cent.

Nominations open for Turangi by-elections

Taupo District Council

Two Turangi-Tongariro Ward positions are open and nominations are welcome

Hospital asks for patience

Patients heading to Rotorua and Taupo Hospitals should expect delays, as Lakes DHB staff are struggling to access ...

Rotorua and Taupo Hospital's coping despite IT meltdown.

Hospital computer fire chaos

Patients heading to Rotorua and Taupo Hospitals should expect delays, as Lakes DHB staff are struggling to access ...

Surgeries cancelled and patients told to avoid Rotorua and Taupo hospitals as fire rips through computer system.

Berm garden has to go

Former Taupo mayoral candidate Kim Eyles has been told to remove the berm-front garden in front of his house on ...

Taupo man planted a vegetable garden on a berm, but council says it must go.

Hundreds trapped at Mt Ruapehu

Dealing with the conditions on Mt Ruapehu.

"We are just trying to survive" - bad weather means people stuck in lodges.

'Help, we're stranded in paradise' video

Anneliese and Chae Ball spent the rainy afternoon relaxing with their family.

There's worse places to be stuck than a resort town, holidaymakers stranded in Taupo say.

Snow closes Mamaku highway

Te Haroto marae, at the summit of the Napier-Taupo Road, with snow fallen on morning of July 12.

Highway closes as rare weather event sets animals off at rescue centre.

No more sales to international companies, says Peters

Winston Peters, speaking at Rotary Hall on Wednesday.

Sales to foreign companies were Winston Peter's target, once again...

TV and wife save stroke victim's life

This campaign - pictured being launched in 2014 - is being credited with saving the life of Taupo dad Greg Dick.

Greg Dick has a TV ad – and his quick-thinking wife – to thank for coming to his rescue when he had a stroke recently.

Tuwharetoa rejoice at deed signing

Ngati Tuwharetoa

After centuries of distress for Ngati Tuwharetoa, the Deed of Settlement has finally been signed. 

Glass doors foil charity thief

Police are wanting any information on the man pictured who stole donation boxes from Rebel Sport.

Bumbling crim slams into glass doors sending shower of Cure Kids coins into the air. 

No parole for Moko's dad

Moko Rangitoheriri died in August 2015 after being punched, kicked and bitten by David Haerewa and Tania Shailer.

Father of slain toddler to remain in prison for at least two more months.

The man drought in Taupo

Steph Holloway discusses solutions to what she calls a man drought in Taupo.

Women outnumber men in Taupo and one woman is on a mission to help them find love.

Flock of ducks befriend captain

They flock in numbers, trying to be the first to get the bread.

A flock of ducks join this Taupo cruise captain every day as he make his trips around Lake Taupo.

Alleged child killer pleads

Donovan Michael Duff pleaded not guilty to his daughter's murder when he appeared in the High Court at Rotorua on Wednesday.

Man accused of daughter's murder says he didn't do it.

Family remembers lost son

Mathew Forsyth is remembered by his family as sport loving, family loving, young man.

Mathew Forsyth was just two weeks off his 19th birthday when he crashed into a tree and died.

Legal threat derails camping bylaw

Campervans parking up overnight will have to stay at least 100m from Lake Taupo's edge, if councillors vote for the ...

Caravan Association's protest forces Taupo councillors to re-write freedom camping rules.

Bookabach arson case 'highly circumstantial'

A suspected Meth lab was discovered when the house went up in flames. The house was rented through Book a Bach in Mangakino.

Alleged meth lab holiday home arsonist called police after fire, lawyer claims.

Taupo trout stunted by growth

The new fishing season brings a new "family" license and new catch limits to Lake Taupo.

There are too many fish in Lake Taupo, fishery managers say.

Sledding area to stay free

Khloe-Joy Tamihana has fun in the snow mound children can play in for free outside Happy Valley Bistro.

Popular areas of Mt Ruapehu are to remain free of charge after proposed costs outraged locals and snow-lovers.

Opening up driveways for campervans

The Campable websitecan put visitors like Franzi Despeyroux and Fabrice Despeyrouxi in touch with a Kiwis who are happy ...

Why not rent out the extra space on your yard to campervans?

Council to investigate town centre option

Taupo District Council portrait photo

Time for a cost-benefit analysis, as councillors say they don't have enough information to pick a new spot.

A game for all, says new champ

The Devil joined two girls dressed as angels for the triples competition on Wednesday.

A game for all, says new indoor bowls champ

Alleged daughter killer in court

Donovan Michael Duff, appeared at the High Court in Rotorua, accused of his daughter's murder.

Man charged with murdering baby daughter represents himself in court.

Councillor resigns over council inaction

Zane Cozens

Turangi will face a by-election after the snap resignation of one of its ward councillors

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