34 days ago

Poll: Should David Trewavas stay on as Mayor?

The team Reporter from Taupō Times

Incumbent Taupō Mayor David Trewavas says "He'd love to do another term, though he realises it's always good to bring in fresh blood."

Do you think he should stay on as Mayor? Or do you want to see someone else take on the challenge?

Should David Trewavas stay on as Mayor?
  • 45.1% He should stay on
    45.1% Complete
  • 47.1% It's time for new blood
    47.1% Complete
  • 5.9% I don't know who the other candidates are
    5.9% Complete
  • 2% I don't really care
    2% Complete
51 votes
More messages from your neighbours
5 days ago

Poll: Does the Taupō Museum and Art Gallery need an upgrade?

The team Reporter from Taupō Times

Taupō District Council's proposed redevelopment of the facility is budgeted to start in July 2020.

The council decided a new museum and art gallery would be built on Tongariro Domain to create a 'cultural heart'. Is this what Taupō needs, or should money be spent elsewhere?
Read more.

Does the Taupō Museum and Art Gallery need an upgrade?
  • 33.3% Definitely
    33.3% Complete
  • 66.7% No - it's not a priority for Taupō
    66.7% Complete
36 votes
12 days ago

WATCH: Rotterdam's floating cows: the future of farming?

The Team from Play Stuff

Hi Neighbours, could you imagine cows floating down the Waikato River?

These cows are floating on Europe's largest port, in another effort to make cattle farming more sustainable. The owners call it the world's first 'floating farm'. It's in Rotterdam and they want it to minimize waste and land use, and also bring food production closer to the city.

Play Now: play.stuff.co.nz...

6 hours ago

Last days to enter! Win a double pass to the 2020 House Tours

The Team from NZ House & Garden House Tours

NZ House & Garden House Tours are coming to a region near you!
February and March 2020, we invite you to step inside the pages of one of New Zealand’s favourite magazines for a day of indulgence visiting exquisite homes and gardens, all in support of Breast Cancer Foundation NZ.

This year we’re heading to five fabulous locations: Bay of Islands, Taupō, New Plymouth, Blenheim and Dunedin - which of these summer destinations would you love to head to?

Tell us your preferred destination and your favourite local hot-spot via this link to be in to win a double pass to the House Tour of your choice!

Entries close this Thursday 24th October 2019.