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 

  • November Turangi BA5
    Mon, 28 Nov
    Tuwharetoa FM
    28 Nov, 5:30 pm
    Tuwharetoa FM, Shop 72, Turangi Town Centre
    Join us at the next Turangi After 5 event, where we will kindly be hosted by Tuwharetoa FM. Guest speaker Doug Wilcox from Late Rotoaira Forest Trust will present on the Tourism Strategy / Activities planned for the Turangi / Tongariro Region.
  • Taupo Hospitality Recruitment Day
    01 Dec, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Taupō, 9 Ferry Road, Taupō 3330, New Zealand
    Are you looking for a summer Job? We have a range of hospitality businesses seeking staff throughout our district and they will be attending this recruitment day looking for staff!