Taupō was named the most beautiful large town in the country at the 2021 Keep New Zealand Beautiful Awards.
The Keep New Zealand Beautiful Awards are New Zealand’s longest-running sustainability awards and provide a benchmark for environmental excellence. Run annually since 1972, the Awards inspire, recognise and acknowledge individuals, schools, community groups, towns and cities who are working passionately to keep Aotearoa beautiful. In 2018, Taupō claimed the top spot in the same award.
Thank you to everyone in our community who keeps our town so beautiful! We are in awe of the community organisations, businesses, volunteers and individuals alike, who continuously use their time and energy to help protect, nurture and beautify the place we love.
Related media releases:
Taupō wins most beautiful large town title (22 February 2022)
Taupō wins Keep New Zealand Beautiful large town award (29 October 2018)