A ‘Mighty Local’ campaign is underway to boost businesses hurt by the national lockdown.
The message is simple. Shop local. Eat local. Buy local. And explore your own backyard.
The campaign is a joint effort between Te Waka and Hamilton Waikato Tourism and is supported by all councils in the region.
CEO Column - Scaling up Mighty Local
Launching the Mighty Local campaign back in April was all about rallying the community to support its own and boost businesses affected by the Covid-19 lockdown.
Waitomo cavers turn to tree planting
But for a group of cave guides their attention has turned to an environmental initiative above ground in the face of the sudden tourism downturn.
Fancy a "Drive in" food truck fix?
Gourmet to Go is serving up a unique eating experience in Hamilton this Friday – food truck meals for ‘drive-in’ pick up.
Rising up to the ‘Mighty Local’ challenge in Level 3
Waikato residents are stepping up to support their “Mighty Locals” as the region rallies to support businesses hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Scooping Duck Island goodness
The popular Hamilton Artisan ice cream maker is launching its ‘click and collect’ and delivery service as the country moves into the Level 3 stage of the national lockdown.
Annah Stretton - Facing up to community need
Waikato Fashion designer Annah Stretton has been flat out during these extraordinary times.
Kindness for staff during lockdown - the Raglan way
Staff wellbeing is a big focus for a Raglan food producer right now.
Virtual lockdown magic for Kiwi kids
A Hamilton woman has taken her entertainment business online, bringing some magic to kids during the lockdown.