Taupo, also written Taupō, is a town on the northern shore of Lake Taupo, 's largest lake, in the . It is built around the lake's outlet into the Waikato River, the country's longest river.

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The Huka Falls are a set of waterfalls on the Waikato River that drains Lake Taupo in . is situated 4 km north of Taupo. Photo: Avenue, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Taupo Intermediate School is a medium-sized intermediate school located in Taupo, . is situated 2 km southeast of Taupo.

Tauhara College is a state coeducational secondary school located in Taupo, . is situated 2½ km southeast of Taupo.

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Taupo is a town on the shore of Lake Taupo, which occupies the caldera of the in the centre of the of . Photo: Phillip Capper, CC BY 2.0.


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