Taupo Automotive is a family owned and operated full service automotive repair shop in Taupo.


Taupo Automotive is about taking great care of your vehicle. It includes the choice of two levels of service; Express and Standard.

We’ll always be totally upfront, once we’ve given your vehicle a thorough check, we will talk to you first if anything needs to be done after the service.


Our Team


Darren Close
Owner & Manager

20 plus years experience with a range of vehicles and takes pride in his work.


Karen Close
Operations & Customer Service

Loves meeting new customers and looking after their automotive requirements.


Nick Kilmartin-Smith

Apprentice automotive technician, passionate about cars.