A variety of services are available in and around Lake Tekapo.

In addition to services provided locally, there are a number of coach lines operating daily services to and from Lake Tekapo.

No job too big or small ... and if we can't fix it, we'll find someone who can! 

Since starting up in 2007 Binns Property Works Ltd has become the go-to company for Lake Tekapo property owners needing regular or one-off maintenance services for their holiday homes, residential or commercial properties. We hold property maintenance contracts for both commercial and residential properties; we carry out interior and exterior painting and we provide gardening, lawn mowing and general grounds maintenance services.

Binns Property Works Ltd

Built in 2000 our independent service station is a modern, well-situated station, located next door to the fire station and on the same site as the local workshop. We have an outdoor payment terminal that makes fueling up after closing easier, the OPT accepts most EFTPOS or credit cards with pin numbers.

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The Church of the Good Shepherd was built by the pioneers of the Mackenzie to provide a place of worship and a place of gathering. For more than 80 years families of the district have joined together in this special place to celebrate weddings and baptisms and to commemorate the passing of loved ones.

The special, spiritual feeling of The Church of the Good Shepherd combined with the beautiful surrounding landscape draws couples from many nations to marry at the church. Weddings must be conducted by ordained Christian Clergy and are subject to approval by the Minister of the church. ​For any enquiries regarding Weddings or Services at the Church, please contact the Parish directly.

Church of the Good Shepherd

The Cook Connection runs a daily bus service from Tekapo and Twizel to Mt Cook and back. Join them on a journey through the Mackenzie Basin to visit the Aoraki Mt Cook National Park, as they show you some of the great sights that this part of New Zealand has to offer.

Do you want to visit Aoraki Mt Cook National Park? Do you want to see New Zealand’s highest mountain and longest glacier? The Cook Connection can get you there. Then hike, climb, paddle amongst icebergs, or sit and soak up the spectacular views – the choice is yours. Offering a relaxed transport service with informative commentary, photo opportunities and sight-seeing stops. Spend a day, or stay for the summer.

Season timetable from 1 September to 30 June.

Cook Connection

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A general mechanical repair workshop and a mini hardware store. They stock a wide range of essential hardware items. They are open Monday to Friday 8am – 5pm and Saturday mornings from 9am – 12pm.

Tekapo Auto & Hardware are a proud member of the MTA and guarantee all their work 100%. LTNZ certified for Warrant of Fitness for cars. Servicing light trucks, motorbikes and trailers.

TYRE team member of Blair’s with a wide range of Kumho & Goodride tyres in stock, puncture repairs, new tyres & second-hand options.

Also available for 24 hour tow & breakdown service.

Tekapo Auto Services

Choose from a huge variety of hire items for your wedding or event. You can collect or we can deliver and we can even set-up and decorate your venue.

Experienced at creating classic bouquets and capturing the vibrant colours of every season from lavish bridal settings to stunning birthday arrangements. Any time and any budget, whether it’s a spontaneous gesture or you’re planning an event - we will make it something very special.

​Every wedding is unique and should be tailor made to your vision, leaving you stress-free to experience your perfect memorable day. We know where to source exactly what you’re looking for and how to put it together.  We give you continuity – one main point of contact who is a dependable local resource throughout your planning.

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We have everything at The Cairns to cater for small romantic getaways right through to large corporate events and weddings. With a backdrop of picture-postcard landscapes, big sky and fresh alpine scenery, celebrate your special day in the heart of Lake Tekapo at Mt John Homestead.

Whether your wedding is small and intimate or the big wedding you’ve always dreamed of, let us help you create memories for a lifetime. Tell us your wants and desires and let us bring your dream wedding to life.

The Cairns

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