Shops & services in the Tekapo area

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

Tekapo Four Square Supermarket 

A local family owned and operated supermarket, stocking a great range of fresh produce, meat, beer, wine and all your essential grocery needs.  See the website for current opening hours.

p: 03 680 6809

Petronella's Gallery and Bookstore  

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


ArtSpace Tekapo

Contemporary gallery showcasing works by local artists, sculptures, jewellery, specialty clothing, bags, ceramics and more.  Located above Petronella's Bookstore


Aotea Gifts 

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

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. 

p: 03 680 6686

The Merino Story & High Country Crafts 

Offering a wide range of Merino Possum clothing, 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) 

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.

p: 03 680 6933

Tekapo Auto Ltd 

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.

p:  03 680 6803
m: +64 27 5680 6803

"Great location, Great views across the lake, Highly recommend."

Willow Bay, Kane (NZ), January 2022