Must-see shopping in Taupo

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    Lava Glass

    More than 600 unique glass sculptures fill the garden and surroundings of this gallery, around 10km north of Taupo on SH5. Glass-blowing displays and an…

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    Taupo Market

    Plenty of food stalls and trucks, local souvenirs, arts and crafts and a scattering of produce are all good reasons to make your first coffee of the day…

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    Kura Gallery

    This skinny gallery represents more than 70 artists from around NZ across a multitude of mediums: carving, painting, ceramics, jewellery… Many items are…

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    Ginormous sporting and equipment store selling everything you need for cycling, motorbiking, snow sports, camping, tramping and more.

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    Huka Falls Chocolate

    On site at Shooters Golf Range, this hidden gem roasts coffee, sells Belgian hot chocolate and makes truffles using Barry Callebaut chocolate and local NZ…

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    Huka Honey Hive

    This sweet spot has a glass-enclosed viewing hive, honey tastings and a cafe, and sells all manner of bee products – edible, medicinal and cosmetic – as…

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    Art in the Park

    Local artists and crafty types display and sell their wares. Has a tendency to start packing down before the specified time, so go a little earlier.