Police hunting for arsonist after spate of suspicious house fires in Taupō

Taupō residents have been reassured by police that every lead is being followed up after a spate of arson attacks.

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A team of nearly 20 police is investigating the fires. Source: 1 NEWS

Hundreds of people attended a hui at Waitetoko Marae last night for an update on the police investigation.

In the past week, two homes were completely destroyed by fire and four others were badly damaged.

Police say they are still looking for the culprit.

Police are looking for CCTV footage and are urging anyone with information to come forward.