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 in July 2022, held here in Taupo, the heart of New Zealand’s geothermal industry!

NZ Geothermal Week 2022 offered 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.  

Amplify Events 

  • Business Succession Planning: Where to start & what to plan
    11 Oct, 5:30 pm – 12 Oct, 6:30 pm
    Cafe Lacus, 650 Lake Terrace, Wharewaka, Taupō 3378, New Zealand
    Noel Rodgers from Active Business Support Services Ltd has guided many businesses through this process so join the Taupo Business Chamber to learn the ins and outs of succession planning and exit strategies.
  • Tūrangi Job Fair
    Thu, 27 Oct
    Tūrangi Gym - 3 Town Centre, Turangi
    27 Oct, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Tūrangi Gym - 3 Town Centre, Turangi , Tūrangi, New Zealand
    Find out more about the opportunities available for you in the Tūrangi area. Join us at this special event, where you will get access to over 100+ jobs to apply for on the day across seven different industries.