Great Lake Hot Chocolate Competition


2023 Contestants

Check out these great local businesses competing for the title of Taupo's Best Hot Chocolate!

Thank you to everyone of our Competitors and Voters! We will be making the announcement as planned soon.


The Tall Poppy Great Lake Taupo Hot Chocolate Competition, is our annual event to discover Taupo's very best Hot Chocolate.
We know the title is a mouthful, but what better thing to put in your belly this Easter weekend!

We encourage you to travel around the fantastic participating cafes and venues, sample their hot chocolate, and then vote for your favourite.

Competition and Voting are from Thursday 5pm through to Monday 5pm

Winner Announcement Monday 17th April

Hall of Fame

2022 Cafe Lacus

2021 Streetwise Coffee

EF22 Tall Poppy Winner