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.
Te Waka partners with Māori Verse Limited to develop online Māori business directory
Te Waka is pleased to support Māori Verse Limited (Māoriverse) to deliver Māori economic development outcomes across the Waikato region.
Fieldays Innovation Awards winners announced
Guests at last night’s Fieldays Innovation Awards were treated to a celebration of creative problem-solvers when the winners of the 2022 competition were announced in an exclusive awards ceremony, with four well-deserving winners selected by the panel of 15 industry expert judges.
Fieldays exhibitors recognised for creativity and sustainability
Hansen has taken out Supreme Site at the Fieldays Site Awards judged on-site and presented at a special evening function on Wednesday in the Fieldays Bar and Eatery.
Waikato Museum - Toi is Rongoaa
This large-scale exhibition celebrates fourteen contemporary Maaori artists who believe in the importance of creative practice to their wellbeing. The invited artists have been supported by Creative New Zealand to make new work and share this essential kaupapa with our community.
Courageous Conversations Workshop
Have you ever experienced that feeling of dread when you need to have a conversation you really don’t want to have? This practical workshop focuses on building the skills necessary for engaging in difficult conversations.