SPCA New Zealand

Taupo Centre

Our opening hours
Mon: Closed
Tue: 12pm - 2pm
Wed: 12pm - 2pm
Thu: 12pm - 2pm
Fri: 12pm - 2pm
Sat: 12pm - 2pm
Sun: Closed

Making a difference in Taupo

Volunteer with us

Under the new L2 alert level, we are closed to the general public, but adoptions are continuing to be processed by appointment. As always, you can browse animals available for adoption on our website (just hit the ‘adopt’ button above and apply to adopt them online, or give your local Centre a call to book an appointment. If levels change in the coming days, we will provide further updates.

SPCA's Taupo Centre at Centennial Drive was opened in 2010 and takes care of animals in need throughout the Taupo district 365 days a year. Our staff work hard to ensure animals are given a second chance at the life they deserve, in forever homes.

We offer education on responsible pet ownership, animal care and preventing animal cruelty within the community.

We also run the Snip & Chip cat desexing campaign in our community, sell items such as Purina pet food; cat and kitten adoption packs; and toys, leads and collars at our Front of House store.

The centre has an opshop in the Taupo township which is run almost entirely by wonderful volunteers. Alongside public donations, the Opshop generates vital funds to finance our centre’s day to day running.

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Specific enquiries

Enquiry types

All cruelty reports should be made by phone: 07 378 4396

If you have an animal welfare complaint, please call our team on 07 378 4396. Our team will be on call during our centre opening hours – please see above.If you have an animal emergency outside of these hours, please contact your nearest after-hours vet clinic. For any problems with stray, found or lost dogs, please contact the local council. Please contact the local police for any instances where an animal or person/s welfare is at immediate risk.

Do not email or Facebook us to report emergencies.

Our team

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