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Education Ministry won't release report that assessed whether classrooms worth repairing.
A landmark collection was her beautiful pencil drawings of all 23 Ngāti Tūwharetoa marae
Ainsley Tonks is facing life after barely surviving treatment for lymphoblastic leukaemia.
Coroner's ruling released under the Official Information Act.
A man who drowned in the Waikato River on a float trip may have had a cardiac event first.
'I want Imogen to be remembered for who she was, not how she died.'
Heather Macdonald was dead when pulled from the freezing Tongariro River. CPR saved her.
The comment came from a councillor at this afternoon's Taupō District Council meeting.
Kelsey Tarrant is held together by surgical rods and pins. But her recovery is astounding.
Devastated family members speak out after coroner's ruling made public.
The Taupō /South Waikato road toll last year was 33, many of them multiple fatalities.
Toi Ohomai Taupō is moving around the corner to a bigger site.
The second smaller leak followed an initial 800,000l spill on July 2.
When Terry Blumhardt was asked to find teens stranded on an icy face, he was on his own.
Taupō crime prevention manager Senior Sergeant Tony Jeurissen wraps up a 38-year career.
Taupō schools and businesses operating normally following 800,000 litre wastewater spill.
The Tūwharetoa Māori Trust Board will be calling for a full investigation.
A truck driver who caused a crash that killed two children has been sentenced.
The severely-burned man lit the fire to kill his ex-partner.
Scott McPherson 'suffering a bit' after two days lost in bush near Taupō.
A number of medical and ski patrol staff who were on the mountain provided extra help.
The first inquest into synthetic cannabis-related deaths has been heard in Taupo.
Fears lives could be lost if Rotorua and Taupo rescue helicopters are scrapped.
Under a new proposal, Taupo would no longer have a rescue helicopter.
Men caught in rough conditions on Lake Taupo made it to shore then failed to tell police.
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