Welcome to the Mighty Waikato
Discover the essence of Waikato: a place of powerful possibilities, where mahia te mahi; ‘getting the job done’ is in our DNA. Here family is nurtured, visitors are welcomed as friends and life can be enjoyed to the full. Find out more about our people, our place.
Your business has its own story to tell. Whether you already have a strong brand, or are just starting out, you can use the resources in our toolkit to strengthen your unique business proposition.
Attracting international students back to the Waikato
The first of its kind in the region, Learn Waikato is a website and free toolkit of marketing resources that promotes the Waikato region as an exciting study destination for international students that offers ‘all the best of Aotearoa New Zealand.Read more
Action plan highlights critical freight sector needs
The Waikato & Bay of Plenty Freight Action Plan is the first report of its kind to bring together key industry leaders’ views on the priority issues and actions needed in the freight sector.
The Waikato region is one of the most productive in New Zealand. Its prime location and diverse economy are the springboard for innovation and industry.
Ngāruawāhia studio helps agriculture businesses design better customer experiences
Emma Campbell founded Bo Studio in 2022, working with agri-businesses to create digital and service-based experiences on 120 acres in Ngāruawāhia.
Young people need education and support to develop connections with employers and transition into careers. What’s at stake? Their chance of advancing to better-paid jobs throughout their career, which will have an impact on their overall wellbeing.
Taupō Town Centre Transformation officially opened
The Taupō Town Centre Transformation (TTCT) project and new Airport Terminal have been blessed by local hapu and officially opened by the Prime Minister Chris Hipkins and the Hon Kiritapu Allan.
Leadership Development Programme
Would you like to be a powerful leader? Would you like to increase your team effectiveness? Would you like to achieve greater business success? Leadership skills play a significant role in achieving business success by ensuring that individuals and teams are working to high performance.
Building Collaborative Relationships
Positive connections can make a critical difference to work life, in terms of reward and engagement.
Emerging Leaders Programme
This programme of six half-day module offers developing or new leaders a structured programme of learning. Each module introduces business and leadership topics, building on each module to enhance communication and leadership, the programme is connected to strengths and development opportunities.