Taupo Courthouse & Tapuaeharuru Redoubt

Lake Taupo

Redoubt from 1870 and pumice magazine building and courthouse from the 1880's are available for outside viewing at all times.

In 1870 the Armed Constabulary built a redoubt here for defence against Te Kooti; there was never any fighting here, and it was abandoned in 1885. A pumice magazine building stands in one corner of the redoubt. The Hall (1881) nearby was opened as a theatre, and converted to a courthouse in 1887. The hall is now the home of the Taupo Kohanga Reo (language nest). Outside viewing is available at all times.

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+64 4 472 4341
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+64 4 499 0669
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Physical address:
Taupo Courthouse & Tapuaeharuru Redoubt
Taupo Domain
Taupo
Lake Taupo
New Zealand