Benefits of TCT Membership

TCT works to ensure the Taupo CBD is protected, enhanced, promoted and a safe place to live, work and play.  We liaise between Council and your business on issues including signage, parking, development and compliance. 

Regular newsletters, email updates and annual calendars provide updates about what is happening around town and the district.

Awards Programme
Free training on customer service, marketing, business plans and other business-related topics, and recognition for your excellence through the Stella Awards and Great Lake Taupo Business Awards.


TCT manages a range of signature events and promotions to celebrate holidays and major events in town.  The goal is to enhance the experience of locals and visitors alike while enjoying the vibrant town centre of Taupo.

TCT jointly hosts the monthly Business After 5 events, which are free to all members. TCT also partners with other organisations to bring informative speakers and networking opportunities with other business people in Taupo. 

TCT collaborates with Destination Great Lake Taupo to ensure the Taupo town  centre is recognised as a boutique, unique shopping destination.  Initiatives include website, facebook, print media, expos and town centre displays.