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The Waikato is home to hundreds of thriving businesses whose people enjoy the economic, social and lifestyle benefits our region has to offer.

The Waikato region is located on a nationally significant infrastructure corridor and is a prime location from which to take advantage of significant freight and logistics hubs.

Doing business in the Waikato gives you access to our region’s young, educated and ambitious workforce, supported by a strong network of education providers.

As the Waikato’s economic development agency, Te Waka, works alongside businesses to help them start-up, relocate or grow their operations. Whether you’re looking for funding, business advice or networking opporutnities, Te Waka can help. 

Business Advisory Service

Our Advisors take a bird's-eye look at your whole business, then help you connect with the right resources and experts so you can build capability and grow.

As part of a national network of people who can help, we’re your first port of call when you want to grow your enterprise efficiently and effectively.


Business Summit

Categories: Business, Māori Economic Development

Te Hūmeka is excited to announce a Business Summit followed by a networking evening!

A day-long workshop that will inspire, challenge and empower you through its mix of guest speakers, Q & As and break-out sessions.

Tune in over the next couple of weeks for the guest speaker profiles and be sure to RSVP. Strictly limited numbers, so get in quick!

More information.