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Double crewing for road ambulances on track

Work is well underway towards double crewing all emergency road ambulances by 2021, with services in Taupo and Turangi on track to be double crewed in the coming...


Tougher rules for freedom campers

Louise Upston, National MP for Taupō welcomes National’s proposal to introduce tougher rules for freedom camping in order to protect public spaces and crack down on poor behaviour.


Taupo electorate benefiting from faster, more reliable internet

More Cambridge, Tokoroa and Taupo locals now have access to faster and more reliable internet, says local MP Louise Upston. Deployment in the Taupo electorate is 100 per...


UFB connections available to 1.2 million

Almost 1.2 million New Zealand households and businesses now have access to Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB), Communications Minister Simon Bridges says. The June 2017 Quarterly Broadband Update released today shows that deployment...


$7 million safety upgrade for Taupo bypass

The Government is investing $7 million in a major safety upgrade project to help reduce serious and fatal crashes on the Taupo Bypass section of State Highway One, Associate Minister...


Location of additional police officers announced for Waikato

Police have announced how new constabulary staff will be allocated throughout the Waikato police districts over the next 12 months, says local MP Louise Upston. “The National led-Government is investing...


Good UFB uptake in Taupo electorate

More locals in the Taupo electorate now have access to faster and more reliable internet, says MP for Taupo Louise Upston. “It’s great to see the number of households, business...


KiwiSaver HomeStart helping more people into home ownership

The Government's KiwiSaver HomeStart scheme is helping more people in the Taupō electorate into home ownership, says MP for Taupō Louise Upston. The scheme offers grants for first home buyers...


Communities of Learning | Kāhui Ako gaining momentum in Taupo

New figures show there are now 12 schools in the Taupo Community of Learning | Kāhui Ako. “The fact that we have so many schools working together is great news...


Upston welcomes pay rise for low-paid health care workers

MP for Taupo Louise Upston says local families will benefit from a $2 billion pay equity settlement for some of the health sector’s lowest paid workers. The wage boost over...