Easterfest 2024 Programme


Tall Poppy Great Lake Hot Chocolate Competition

TCT Find the Bunny (Egg Giveaway)

TCT Easter Bunny Hunt

Lots of Different Church Services!

Pre Easter & Thursday 28th

Pre Easter Events

St Pauls Union Church

St Andrews Anglican Church Eucharist 

Easter EGGstravaganza
Hosted by Church@109
12pm across from the Church

Come and here the story of the first Easter along with a FREE Easter Eggs & Sausage Sizzle.

Requiem to Resurrection
7pm 27th March
Taupo Anglican Church
99 Titiraupenga Street

For more detail click on the link above.

Hot Chocolate Competition
Thanks to Tall Poppy Taupo
Multiple Locations

This is the 4th year of this great local competition looking to discover the best Hot Chocolates in Taupo.
You help us decide by visiting the entrants and voting for your favourite.

Visit the competition page and let's enjoy drinking the best drink you can have each Easter.

Starts 9am Thursday through to 7pm Tuesday.

TCT Taupo Easter Bunny Hunt

We are egg-stremely egg-cited to bring back the Taupō Easter Bunny Hunt!

Hidden in shop windows around the Taupō town centre are 12 cheeky Easter bunnies.
Kids and teens need to find 10 bunnies, let us know where they are, and go in the draw to win one of many prizes from our bountiful basket of goodies!

Maundy Thursday Services

5pm St Pauls Union Church

6pm St Andrews Anglican Church Eucharist 

7pm Tongariro Catholic - Mass of the Last Supper


Friday 29th

Cross Walk
11:00am Salvation Army Store
77 Spa Road

This popular annual Taupo Easter event is back again. Beginning at the Salvation Army Family Store, this reflective walk travels around the Taupo CBD. Reflecting on the meaning of Easter.

Find the Bunny?
1pm Taupo CBD
We hear that the Easter Bunny is going to appear at a random location this Easter Saturday in the town centre. But where?
And they will have FREE Chocolate Treats!!!

Good Friday Services

9am Taupo Baptist

9:30am Salvation Army

10am St Pauls Union Church

10am Tongariro Catholic (Turangi) - Stations of the Cross

12pm St Andrews Anglican Church Liturgy of the Passion

1pm St Andrews Anglican Church Stations of the Cross

2pm St Andrews Anglican Church Music Readings & Reflection

3pm Tongariro Catholic - Passoin of our Lord Jesus Christ

6pm C3 Church

Saturday 30th

Family Fun Day (we're back!)
10am-1pm Northcroft Reserve
This iconic Free Family Event is now back on the programme for 2024. Thanks to some amazing local Churches and sponsors we have many of the firm favourites back on the menu including:
- Family Games
- Bouncy Castles
- Food Vendors
- The Euro Stage (thanks to Euro Scaffolding)

Find the Bunny?
11am Taupo CBD
We hear that the Easter Bunny is going to appear at a random location this Easter Saturday in the town centre. But where?
And they will have FREE Chocolate Treats!!!

Saturday Services

10am/11:15am Taupo Seventh Day Adventist

8pm Tongariro Catholic  - Easter Vigil

Sunday 31st

10am Easter Sunday
Combined Service hosted by Advance Church, Equippers Church & Salvation Army
Great Lake Centre

A special Sunday morning experience where several local Churches come together to share their heart and celebration for Easter.

5pm Prayer & Worship Night
Hosted by the Taupo Church
Great Lake Centre

Join us as Churches from across the town come together to celebrate the season along with worship and prayer.

Easter Sunday
Church Experiences
Lots of fantastic options around Taupo!

8am St Andrews Anglican Church

9am Tongariro Catholic - Mass of the Resurrection of the Lord

10am St Andrews Anglican Church

10am Church@109

10am St Pauls Union Church

10am Taupo Baptist

10am C3 Church

11:30am St Andrews Anglican Church Hakari Tapu : Maori Liturgy

Disclaimer: The programme is correct at time of publishing and may be subject to change depending on weather or other factors.
We are making adjustments 
regularly as other great opportunities can be added