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'There are plenty of deer': Taupō specialist says animal numbers have built up
"Bigger than Christmas", deer hunters head into the Kaimanawa Ranges for an Easter hunt.
Beware of exhaustion: Are you approaching burnout?
Burnout, when your mind and body are not in sync. Survivor says 'take a break'
Angler's horror at damage to trout from ingested rubbish
A trout badly harmed by an ingested thread spurs a call to keep rubbish out of our rivers.
Two years, two environmental disasters for Contact
A routine spraying operation to control pests goes wrong, killing 1.1ha of vegetation.
Gee up! Taupō racetrack hosting first race of new season
The thoroughbred season is set for a cracker start with a stud day at Taupō Racing Club.
Taupō rolls out red carpet to thank essential workers
Heartfelt thanks to essential workers from Taupō, in the heartland New Zealand.
NZ winning horse breaker: It's all about mind control
Taupō equine trainer Andrew Jamison wins at Equitana, shares mind control methods.