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.
Hon. Dr David Clark - Minister for the Digital Economy and Communications
David Hallett - Co-founder & Director of Company X
Kahl Betham - Deputy CEO & Executive Director of Gallagher Group
Mike Jenkins – Founder and CEO of The Instillery
Ryan Joe – General Manager of Growth at The Instillery
Rob Vickery – Founder and Managing Partner of Hillfarrance
John Hanna - CEO of Ultrafast Fibre
The Atrium - WINTEC Hamilton City Campus
(Parking available in carpark building access via Ward Street on Nisbet Street)
4:30 - 4:45pm - Mix and mingle
4:45 - 6:00pm - Speaker presentations and
Q & A Session
Hosted by Jamie Strange
MP for Hamilton East