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Taupo. All about us.

Taupo. For our overseas readers we are going to try and tell you all about Taupo and why we love our little town so much. A quick pronunciation lesson - Taupo is pronounced Toe pour. Think big 'toe' and 'pour' water and you are on to it. Who lives here? Only the best of course. We have a population of approx 40,000 people but this number is somewhat misleading. Taupo is a holiday town and we swell immensely during holidays and long weekends.  Taupo is the name of the town on the North East corner of the Lake from which we take our name. The lake was formed when a rather large eruption occurred approx 26,500 years ago. OK it was a...

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