About the Twizel Promotions and Development Association (TPDA)

We are a volunteer association employing one staff member. Our aim is to help facilitate the promotion and development of Twizel. We act as an umbrella association to many clubs and groups within our community. We produce and print the weekly newspaper; the Twizel Update, which is delivered to Twizel residents, is available from local businesses, posted out to surrounding townships, and a link to download emailed out to around 1,000 subscribers.

It is also available through this website which also features Twizel information, listings for accomodation, services and things to do in Twizel and the surrounding area of the Mackenzie Basin.

We also produce a very popular DVD 'A Brief History of Twizel', we provide a local Community Telephone Directory, arrange a mid-winter Craft Beer Festival (Hops N Hooves), run the much anticipated and very successful annual Salmon & Wine Festival, and support many other community initiatives. Any profits are returned to the community in one form or another.

TPDA meetings are held the third Monday of every month at 7:30pm in the TPDA office located in the Twizel Events Centre complex. Everyone is welcome, come along and help us promote your township.

TPDA Committee 2017/2018

Luke Paardekooper Joy Paterson Bruce Cowan Colin McKinney
Kaye Paardekooper Bruce Mincham Kevin Moore Shaun Norman
Judy Norman Bevan Newlands David Compton Priscilla Cameron
Jill Jenkins Sharon Corcoran Phil McDouall Debra Hunter

Are you a TPDA Member?  

As a member of the TPDA you are supporting the development and promotion of Twizel both to visitors to our area and also to our local community.  

You will also enjoy a range of benefits when you become a member of the Twizel Promotion and Development Association including:

  1. Featured listing on the TPDA website including:
    • Your logo or business image
    • A link to your website or other online presence (e.g. Facebook)
    • A 160 word blurb about your company
  2. Only members can be on the TPDA committee.

Simply submit your information below to request TPDA membership and we will send you a subscription invoice.  Note only fully paid members are entitled to membership benefits.

Membership registration

Your Name

Your Company / Organisation Name

Your Email

Your Phone Number



CLICK HERE to contact the Twizel Info Centre for Visitor Information

CLICK HERE to email the TPDA

Events Centre, Market Place, TWIZEL

+64 3 435 0066   


Click HERE to check out Twizel in real time via webcam.

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