Coastguard Taupo

Coastguard Lake Taupo (CGLT) is a Volunteer Search and Rescue organisation based at the northern end of Lake Taupo and in the Eastern Region of the Royal New Zealand Coastguard.

It has a Maritime Centre at 14 Rauhotu Street. The main lake rescue vessel, CRV Taupo Rescue, is moored at the wharf beside the Harbourmaster's Office at the Waikato River mouth. A second smaller vessel, CRV Mighty River Power Rescue, is stored at the Taupo Police Station, ready for rapid deployment in the upper reaches of the Waikato River or on Lake Taupo.