Amplify is the economic development agency for the Taupō District and we exist to grow the local economy. We leverage Taupō’s natural advantages and work with business and stakeholders to champion sustainable growth throughout the district.
Our vision is that Taupō is a vibrant and prosperous district, where both talent and business thrive.
As an independent charitable trust, Amplify is led by Chairman Jo Bransgrove and an experienced Board, who collectively hold insight into the key industries in our district. The Amplify team is led by CEO, Rick Keehan with team members each having a clear area of expertise and focus including innovation and entrepreneurship, business growth and support, sector development and capability building.
Amplify’s three-year strategic plan frames up our six key pillars of work


NZ Geothermal Week 2022

NZ Geothermal Week hosted by Amplify, held here in Taupo, the heart of New Zealand’s geothermal industry!

NZ Geothermal Week 2022 offers an exciting and extensive line-up of events for industry, education and community, including industry seminars and workshops, school outreach, open days, competitions, field trips and networking events.  

Nz Geothermal Week - Feature Events 

  • GNS Science School Science Competitions
    01 Jul, 9:00 am – 12 Aug, 5:00 pm
    Taupō, Taupō, New Zealand
    Applying STEAM to understand more about our local geothermal industry
  • Event Week Opening and Showcase of He Ahi, the Tauhara Clean Energy Park
    25 Jul, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    He Ahi, Rakaunui Road, Rotokawa 3378, New Zealand
    Join us for the official opening of NZ Geothermal Week 2022, and learn about He Ahi, the Tauhara Clean Energy Park, an exciting new venture being established by local trust, Te Pae o Waimihia.
  • NZGA 2022 Seminar: Towards Net Zero: Building a Sustainable Future
    28 Jul, 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
    Great Lake Centre, 5 Story Place, Taupō 3330, New Zealand
    A must-attend seminar for all geothermal professionals

Amplify Events 

  • Turangi Careers and Employment Expo
    27 Oct, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Tūrangi Gym, 83 Turangi Town Centre, Tūrangi 3334, New Zealand
    Save the date - More details to come