Taupō District Council’s vision is 'To be the most prosperous and liveable district in the North Island by 2022'.
Your Mayor and Councillors, want the Taupo District to be the ‘Heartbeat of the North Island’ not only by its
geographical position but by creating world class, authentic and resilient communities that people want to be a part of.
We want our district to be known for its charm, to be vibrant, and to also offer a quality experience for both residents and
visitors, while creating real value in what we offer and by the way we do things.
We will work closely and collaboratively
with our partners to ensure the best possible outcomes are achieved for our community, including iwi, and to maximise
To help guide our strategy we have used a core set of values to underpin our decision-making when it comes to the
services and activities we carry out as a Council. These are:
The work we do will maintain – and build on – our
international reputation as a destination of choice. We
will promote an excellent quality of life for our residents
while protecting the natural environment that makes our
district so special.
The vibrancy of our district will be created by wellconnected communities who work together to create a
positive, fun environment people want to call home.
We will be open and transparent in the way we carry out
our business and offer an experience that is genuine and
We enable people to prosper by working to keep
unemployment low, housing affordable and ensuring
whatever we do is the best it can be.
Our plans, infrastructure and work programmes will be
designed to ensure we are prepared to withstand or
recover quickly from disasters and/or difficult situations. We will be flexible and respond quickly to change.
Our district's reputation will be built on the attractiveness
of our towns, the diversity of the experiences we offer,
and the friendliness of our people.
We will retain and attract residents and businesses by
ensuring the district remains affordable and ensuring
the work we do creates a better life for people and their