Taupo District Council

Community Organisation

Taupo District Council
46 Horomatangi Street
Taupo
3 days ago

Road closures on Sunday during Ironkidz Triathlon

Darren Petry from Taupo District Council

The annual Ironkidz Triathlon is taking place on Sunday, so to help keep all the kids safe part of Lake Terrace and Tongariro Street will be closed between 6.30am and 1pm. Good luck to all the kids taking part!

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11 days ago

Dogs on Show at Taupo Museum

Darren Petry from Taupo District Council

​Taupo Museum​ is celebrating the Chinese New Year - the Year of the Earth Dog - with an exhibit of dog-related sculpture and artworks.

Dog Show opens at 5.30pm on Friday, February 16, to coincide with the start of the Chinese New Year, in the Museum's Main Gallery. Exhibitions officer…View more
​Taupo Museum​ is celebrating the Chinese New Year - the Year of the Earth Dog - with an exhibit of dog-related sculpture and artworks.

Dog Show opens at 5.30pm on Friday, February 16, to coincide with the start of the Chinese New Year, in the Museum's Main Gallery. Exhibitions officer Kerence Stephen said all works have been created with recycled or repurposed materials to best reflect the 'earth' aspect of the Chinese year.

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taupodc.govt.nz/our-council/news/Pages/Dogs-on-Show-at-Taupo-Museum.aspx
11 days ago

CouncilMARK BBB rating reflects strong performance

Darren Petry from Taupo District Council

​Taupo District Council has received a BBB rating from independent assessors as part of a local government excellence programme, reflecting "some areas of strong performance" and being "competent generally".

The result puts Taupo District Council fifth equal out of the 17…View more
​Taupo District Council has received a BBB rating from independent assessors as part of a local government excellence programme, reflecting "some areas of strong performance" and being "competent generally".

The result puts Taupo District Council fifth equal out of the 17 councils who have been assessed under the Local Government New Zealand programme, designed to give councils and communities an independent view on how their council is carrying out their role.

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taupodc.govt.nz/our-council/news/Pages/CouncilMARK-BBB-rating-reflects-strong-performance.aspx
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19 days ago

Green light given to masterplan for future building

Darren Petry from Taupo District Council

A masterplan is to be developed around Taupo District Council's preferred site for its administration functions by the Great Lake Centre, and it will include provision for cultural, arts, and heritage facilities to replace Taupo Museum.

At last Thursday's first council meeting of the …View more
A masterplan is to be developed around Taupo District Council's preferred site for its administration functions by the Great Lake Centre, and it will include provision for cultural, arts, and heritage facilities to replace Taupo Museum.

At last Thursday's first council meeting of the year, the Mayor and Councillors were unanimous in supporting the development of a plan that will consider what functions could or could not be included, what efficiencies can be made, and what opportunities can be capitalised on as part of a wider picture on where to establish the council's main office.

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taupodc.govt.nz/our-council/news/Pages/Green-light-given-to-masterplan-for-future-building.aspx
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25 days ago

Turangi Service Delivery Centre reopens

Darren Petry from Taupo District Council

Turangi's Service Delivery Centre has reopened in its original location following extensive renovations.

In addition, the facility is now home to more than 20 Department of Conservation staff.

The centre was officially opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony last Friday.

Taupo District …View more
Turangi's Service Delivery Centre has reopened in its original location following extensive renovations.

In addition, the facility is now home to more than 20 Department of Conservation staff.

The centre was officially opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony last Friday.

Taupo District Mayor David Trewavas says the joint use of the building makes perfect sense.

"It's great that our two agencies have come together to work collaboratively, and I would like to thank everyone involved for making this a reality. This could be a model that works elsewhere and we are very proud to be working alongside the Department of Conservation."

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taupodc.govt.nz/our-council/news/Pages/Turangi-Service-Delivery-Centre-reopens.aspx
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