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    Native Affairs- Māori carvers receive apology from Taupō Mayor

    The Mayor of Taupō has apologised to master carver Matahi Brightwell and his team forty years after they created Lake Taupō’s iconic Māori rock carvings.

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    Initiative to ensure roads are safer in the Central North Island

    A programme for drink drivers is being run in Taupō to help instil better life skills in offenders and helping to ensure roads in the central North Island are safe. 

  3. Video for Native Affairs - Faine Kahia

    Native Affairs- Faine Kahia

    Let's take a moment to be inspired by a young man who could soon be a household name.  You've heard of 'The World's Fastest Indian' - tonight we meet 'The World's Fastest Māori".  He's Faine Maniapoto-Kahia - he's Ngāti Tūwharetoa and he's only 19-years-old. 

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    Prominent Māori writer Rowley Habib passes away

    One of Māoridoms most distinguished writers has passed away at the age of 83.

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    Taupō Police probe a serious New Year's assault

    Taupō Police are investigating a serious assault that occurred at Lake Front Taupō at 3am on New Year's Day. They believe there were people in the area at the time who could provide vital information. 

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    Kids Greening Taupō (KGT) supported by Ngāti Tūwharetoa

    The launch of a new conservation programme in Taupō today hopes to set an example for other regions.

  7. Video for Native Affairs - Flying High

    Native Affairs- Flying High

    "If your mind can conceive it, then your heart will believe it" - that's the mantra of Māori sportstar Jed Mildon, who's just made extreme sports history - as the first person in the world to master flipping four times on a BMX.

  8. Video for Taupō Work and Income employees stood down following verbal confrontation  with bar staff

    Taupō Work and Income employees stood down following verbal confrontation with bar staff

    Two Taupo Work and Income staff have been stood down while an investigation continues into a verbal confrontation between these employees and bar staff from Finn MacCuhal’s.

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    Verbal abuse and threats strike a cord with Taupō bouncers

    A video has gone viral online of a bouncer refusing intoxicated patrons entry at Finns MacCuhal's Irish Pub in Taupō on Friday night.  He says he was verbally attacked and called a "nigga" and that the people who abused him were apparently staff from Taupō's branch of Work and Income (Community Link).

  10. Video for Te Kura o Waitahanui celebrate their success

    Te Kura o Waitahanui celebrate their success

    A Māori school in the Central North Island has made some huge changes to its operation and because of that, they're now celebrating in their success.

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