Hi neighbours - an earthquake which shook Taupō last night is one of the largest to hit the region in the last 40 years.
The shallow quake was centred under the lake bed 15km northeast of Turangi. "I was watching a movie in bed and it unsettled me so much, I couldn't continue," said Stephen Kelly of Wharewaka.
Did you feel the quake?
Good morning all, I'm heading along to the Rotary 'Meet the Mayoral Candidates' evening tonight. Great opportunity to find out a little more about what our Mayoral Candidates have to offer. Hope to see some of you there :)
A new exhibition at Taupō Museum showcases the artwork created by prisoners of Tongariro Prison.
The “From the Inside – Mai i Roto” exhibition runs from Saturday, September 28 to Monday, November 4 and came about after an artwork from the prison was entered in last year’s Dog Show exhibition. Museum Exhibition officer Kerence Stephen said the museum had worked with Arts Access New Zealand to invite entries from Prison’s across New Zealand and the Dog Show entry started a relationship with the Department of Corrections.
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