Shops & services

For a small village, Tekapo supports a great range of businesses providing everyday needs for you or your vehicle, along with a wonderful selection of NZ and local souvenirs and art.

Tekapo Four Square Supermarket - Village Centre, State Highway 8

Ph:  03 680 6809

A local family owned and operated supermarket, stocking a great range of fresh produce, meat, beer, wine and all your essential grocery needs.  Open 8am - 7pm daily.


Petronella's Gallery and Bookstore - 8 Simpson Lane  

Ph: 03 680 6789

Don't miss this local treasure!  An eclectic range of new literature and non-fiction sits alongside boutique stationery, gifts and works by local artists. Petronella's  is a beautiful space for spending some quality leisure time and picking up a Tekapo memento.


Aotea gifts - State Highway 8 (next to Kohan Restaurant)

Ph: 03 971-5264

Offering a wide variety of products, including exclusive New Zealand products, gifts and souvenirs, as well as local goods.  


Kiwi Treasures & Information Centre/Tekapo Post Centre - 10 Rapuwai Lane

Ph: 03 6806686

A locally owned Information Centre / Souvenir Shop with a great variety of gifts for all budgets.  We are also your local Post Centre for all postal needs, fishing licenses and equipment. 


The Merino Story & High Country Crafts - Village Centre, State Highway 8

Ph:  03 680 6905

One of several Merino Stores located throughout New Zealand, High Country Crafts carries a wide range of Merino Possum clothing including Lothlorian, Native World, Koru, Merino Mink and more. The Merino Story is a New Zealand family owned and operated company based in Waikato. The Merino Story label is designed and manufactured in New Zealand using the best strands of 100% New Zealand Merino Wool. Merino is a natural fibre which means it breathes well allowing you to stay cool in the heat and keep warm in the cold. 


Challenge Tekapo (Petrol/Diesel) - Village Centre, State Highway 8

Ph: 03 680 6933

Modern, centrally located station on the main highway by the bridge next to the mechanical workshop.  Also offers an outdoor payment terminal that makes fueling up after-hours easy, accepting most EFTPOS or credit cards with pin numbers.


Tekapo Auto Ltd - State Highway 8

Ph:  03 680 6803 / +64 27 5680 6803

A general mechanical repair workshop and proud member of the MTA. All work 100% guaranteed. LTNZ Certified for Warrant of Fitness for cars. light trucks, motorbikes and trailers. For car problems, flat tyres. Also available for 24 hour tow & breakdown service.

"Clean, tidy, comfortable, plenty of room with our 5 kids! The host responded quickly to any queries."

Totara Cottage, Sophie And Josie (NZ), March 2019