40 days ago

Catalina landing at Taupō airport this weekend

The team Reporter from Taupō Times

Are you looking forward to seeing the Catalina?

This weekend's visit of the historic flying boat will involve the use of Lake Taupō for some landing and take-off training. There'll also be tours through Catalina available for a gold coin donation at Taupō airport from lunchtime onward on Sunday.

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4 hours ago

More access for pumping mums?

The team Reporter from Taupō Times

Waikato mum of two, Sheena Thompson, is calling out shopping centres for not having accessible power sockets or private rooms for pumping mums in parenting facilities.

It's not uncommon for mums to pump breast milk in hot cars, cleaning cupboards, shower stalls or in disabled toilets due to a lack of lactation rooms. Are you a mum who's struggled with this?

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8 hours ago

Poll: Should horse racing be banned?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

The Melbourne Cup can be seen as an excuse for people to dress to the nines and get so drunk that they often miss seeing the races.

The physical and psychological pain these horses suffer is immense, with the movement against horse racing growing as animal welfare advocates call for change. What do you think? Should horse racing be banned? Vote in the poll below.

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Should horse racing be banned?
  • 30.9% Definitely - it’s inhumane
    30.9% Complete
  • 14.5% No - it’s a bit of harmless fun
    14.5% Complete
  • 3.5% I don’t have an opinion
    3.5% Complete
  • 51% Only for those found guilty of abuse
    51% Complete
958 votes
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7 days ago

Suspicious behavior

Ben from Taupo Central

Hi everyone, just want to let everyone know myself and my immediate neighbors have witnessed some suspicious behavior on and about Heathcote and laughton st area.
Please keep an eye out for yourself and others, and report anything of concern especially this time of year...
Thanks