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15 December 2015
Waikaremoana Holiday Park has been upgraded, row boats can once again be hired at Lake Waikareiti, and trampers will be able to use the Hopuruahine Bridge when it reopens before Christmas.
25 November 2015
The last rāhui placed around the Te Maari eruption centre in August-October 2012 has been lifted by Ngāti Tūwharetoa.
10 November 2015
DOC has cancelled the advisory for people to take extra caution trekking up to Ruapehu’s Crater Lake.
04 November 2015
The Tongariro Taupo community came out in force on Tuesday night at Wairakei Golf + Sanctuary to celebrate those individuals and groups recognised as outstanding in conservation.
08 September 2015
Soggy conditions did not deter those taking part in another very successful Whakaipo Bay community planting day in Taupo recently.
21 August 2015
Cooling temperatures in the Mount Ruapehu Crater Lake has resulted in DOC and GNS Science keeping a closer eye on the volcano.
20 August 2015
DOC has notified the intention to grant a 60 year licence concession to Ruapehu Alpine Lifts Ltd for the Whakapapa ski field operation.
24 June 2015
A new online licensing system will make it easier to get out on the water when the Taupo fishing season kicks off 1 July. From 29 June, keen anglers will be able to buy their annual licence from the comfort of their own home.
20 May 2015
Four kiwi were recently released into the Rangataua Forest south of Ohakune. Three of them ‘flew’ in from Orana Wildlife Park in Christchurch courtesy of Air New Zealand.
14 April 2015
With famous ginger pop star Ed Sheeran on stage in New Zealand, another ginger media star - Kindara – took front stage at the weekend.
19 March 2015
Critically endangered takahē have a new retirement home in Wairakei Golf + Sanctuary near Taupō.
18 February 2015
New fire restrictions have been put in place at Kawakawa Bay following an increase in use of the popular bay west of Kinloch on Lake Taupō.
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