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22 days ago

Would you do donuts on Lake Taupō?

Steph Rangi Reporter from Taupō Times

A new tourism venture, set up by a local couple, have introduced Donutboats to Lake Taupō - a first of its kind for the country.

- What do you think of this creative way to explore Lake Taupō?

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22 days ago

Hunger for Colour - swap and save!

Resene

Brighten the day of someone in need and bring a little colour into your life...

By donating a can of food you'll save on your testpot purchase (save up to $5.80 on an 80ml testpot) while also helping provide disadvantaged Kiwis with food parcels when they need them most.

Resene will gift… View more
Brighten the day of someone in need and bring a little colour into your life...

By donating a can of food you'll save on your testpot purchase (save up to $5.80 on an 80ml testpot) while also helping provide disadvantaged Kiwis with food parcels when they need them most.

Resene will gift all food donations to The Salvation Army local foodbanks and other community foodbanks.

Start gathering up those cans so you can swap and save at your local Resene owned ColorShop.
Learn more

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23 days ago

Experience the best in your backyard!

Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival

The Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival is your ticket to experience world-class theatre, arts, dance, music and more.

Be there to celebrate the launch of the first studio album by Fly My Pretties, laugh the night away with TV comedians Laura Daniel and Joseph Moore, experience the theatrical … View more
The Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival is your ticket to experience world-class theatre, arts, dance, music and more.

Be there to celebrate the launch of the first studio album by Fly My Pretties, laugh the night away with TV comedians Laura Daniel and Joseph Moore, experience the theatrical excellence of Wild Dogs Under My Skirt fresh from a historic season in New York or be amazed by NZ’s leading contemporary cirque company The Dust Palace, and so much more!

Plus, the Grassroots Festival Hub will be open every night of the festival with food trucks, Good George Bars and free live entertainment on the University of Waikato Stage of Enlightenment.
Find out more

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23 days ago

Love Where You Live - February 1st to 29th 🥰

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

Love is in the air this month! We’re not just talking about Valentine’s Day... we’re talking about this month’s national campaign.

Our theme for February is all about finding ways to show your home and community a little extra love and care. Whether it’s organising a street clean up, … View more
Love is in the air this month! We’re not just talking about Valentine’s Day... we’re talking about this month’s national campaign.

Our theme for February is all about finding ways to show your home and community a little extra love and care. Whether it’s organising a street clean up, helping a neighbour tidy up their property, putting together a working bee, or installing a communal pātaka or library - there are countless ways to make our neighbourhoods more enjoyable for everyone.

Don’t forget to share the love! Let us know how you’re improving your neighbourhood this month by email or tag us online and include the following hashtag:

#NSNZlovewhereyoulive

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23 days ago

Toyota Echo 2002

Jan from Te Awamutu

Ideal car for learner driver or shopping basket

Key details:
• Toyota Echo 2002
• Number plate - GCR184
• Kilometres - 149,601km
• Body - Black, 5 door Hatchback
• Seats - 5
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Ideal car for learner driver or shopping basket

Key details:
• Toyota Echo 2002
• Number plate - GCR184
• Kilometres - 149,601km
• Body - Black, 5 door Hatchback
• Seats - 5
• Fuel type - Petrol
• Engine size - 1298cc
• Transmission - 4-gear automatic
• Registration to - 02 May 2020
• WoF expires - 17 May 2021

This car runs well and has served a learner driver well. It has a few bumps and scrapes externally and has a very tidy interior.
For Sale
$1,850.00 ONO

Price: $1,850

24 days ago

Bulli Point upgrade

Steph Rangi Reporter from Taupō Times

Bulli Point is scheduled for an upgrade come mid-February.
NZTA has heard concerns but delays are still expected.

- Did you know these major roadworks were scheduled?
- How often do you use the road between Taupō and Tūrangi?
- How will the scheduled road works affect your day?

*Type NFP if … View more
Bulli Point is scheduled for an upgrade come mid-February.
NZTA has heard concerns but delays are still expected.

- Did you know these major roadworks were scheduled?
- How often do you use the road between Taupō and Tūrangi?
- How will the scheduled road works affect your day?

*Type NFP if you do not wish your comments to be considered for print.
If you'd like to express any concerns or issues, please private message us.

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24 days ago

Don’t miss Tutus on Tour!

The New Zealand Ballet

The Royal New Zealand Ballet is delighted to bring Tutus on Tour to the Great Lake Centre, Taupo in 2020.

See the dancers perform their favourite works, tailor-made for intimate venues, and suitable for all ages.

Tutus on Tour is a fantastic opportunity to see your critically-acclaimed … View more
The Royal New Zealand Ballet is delighted to bring Tutus on Tour to the Great Lake Centre, Taupo in 2020.

See the dancers perform their favourite works, tailor-made for intimate venues, and suitable for all ages.

Tutus on Tour is a fantastic opportunity to see your critically-acclaimed national ballet company. With one show only on March 10th and tickets priced at just $27-$37 for adults ($12-$22 children) this is guaranteed to sell fast.
Book now!

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