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(Placename) Lake Taupo a lake in New Zealand, on central North Island: the largest lake of New Zealand. Area: 616 sq km (238 sq miles)
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(ˈtaʊ poʊ)

Lake, a lake in N New Zealand, in central North Island: largest lake in New Zealand. ab. 234 sq. mi. (605 sq. km).
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About a 10-minute drive from Taupo city center, you can go to Huka Falls and go jet boating.
“Our inaugural Golf Classic in May 2014 attracted DAE members from as far as Perth to take part in the unique friendly competition, which is fantastic for the Taupo region,” said DAE's Regional Manager, Australia New Zealand, Gary Fog.
"It was nothing short of a miracle," said Roy Clements, chief executive of Skydive Taupo, which operated the plane.
Lake Taupo is popular among holidaymakers and tourists at this time of year, during the Southern Hemisphere summer.
The Spydia field site was established on a sheep and beef station, in a small headwater catchment of Lake Taupo. The paddock in which the Spydia was located did not form part of the station's rotational grazing regime, but instead was used for intermittent grazing of stock in conjunction with activities in the adjacent stockyards.
It got underway in Taupo in the North Island yesterday.
Karen, 26, who worked in a shop in Taupo, was attacked and killed as she walked home after a night out.
However, there is some disruption to domestic services, as ten services in and out of Taupo, Rotorua and Gisborne have been cancelled.
The students were traveling in a minivan at about 7:30am on Saturday near the North Island vacation town of Taupo when the vehicle drifted to the side of the road and then rolled when the driver tried to correct course, New Zealand police said.
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Under the contract with the joint venture of Australia's McConnell Dowell, Canada's SNC-Lavalin and Parsons Brinkerhoff of the United States, Toshiba will deliver two 83 megawatt-class geothermal turbines in 2012 for the Te Mihi power plant in the Taupo volcanic zone.
The winner was chosen by an independent team of local motoring writers during a five-day test programme within the Taupo region.