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.
Dynamo6 ready to help public sector agencies digitally advance
Hamilton technology service company, Dynamo6 has been approved on the New Zealand government digital Marketplace. This a useful tool that benefits both public sector agencies and digital providers.
Originair Increases Services
Originair is proud to announce an increase in services for 2021. The airline commenced flying Hamilton to Palmerston North return services in October last year following Air New Zealand withdrawing its daily services on the sector.
Tompkins Wake forms new regional partnership with The Icehouse
Tompkins Wake are thrilled to announce a regional partnership for the Waikato and Bay of Plenty with The Icehouse, which specialises in business capability building programmes, workshops, and coaching and advisory services.
CBD Awards - For One Night Only
For one night only a memorable evening was created on the banks of the Waikato River, when Hamilton’s best CBD businesses came together to celebrate a night of success, achievement and festivity at the annual CBD Celebration Awards.
Global Food Industry Insights & Trends seminar
Join us for this highly requested topic as we cover Global Food Industry Trends and Insights for 2021 and beyond.
Now more than ever, consumers want to know where the food they are purchasing is coming from.
Consumers are interested in where ingredients are being sourced from, that the company has strong ethical philosophies and that it is doing its part for the envrionment with sustanable practices used throughout the supply chain.
A shift towards products that are nutritious and provide enhanced wellness by building immunity are important factors particularly as we navigate the Covid-era.
This event is generously sponsored by The Food Lab - also based at Waikato Innovation Park. We are keeping it local and holding the event at our premises.
9:45am ............ Coffee & Mingle
10.00am........... Group activity
10.30am........... Guest Speaker: Global Food Industry Trends & Insights
11.30am........... Group activity
11:50am...........Wrap Up & Reflections