Building our Business Forcefield
We have just emerged from what many will hope was the last lockdown we ever experience. If the last four weeks have taught us anything at all, it is to expect and be prepared for the totally unexpected.
The Government’s new appetite for investing in infrastructure, along with encouragement for bold thinking on productivity, connectivity and sustainability, presents the Waikato with a unique window of opportunity.
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.
Tompkins Wake again recognised for commitment to innovation
Tompkins Wake is one of 17 law firms across the country recognised as being at the forefront of innovation by NZ Lawyer.
Te Waka Economic Radar 29 April 2020
This week we showcase more of our regional versus national statistics. Our aim remains to next week showcase District level data on Jobseeker Support and Wage Subsidy applications in partnership with MSD.
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.
Te Waka pushes for completion of key Waikato infrastructure projects
As the Government looks to kickstart the economy by fast-tracking ‘shovel ready’ projects.
Helping Hamilton Get Back In Action
Loop, Hamilton’s only carshare provider, is offering its vehicles to business and public members for just $5 per hour (inclusive of fuel) from 28th April - 11th May, the expected duration of Alert Level 3.
1,000 free care packages for Waikato families
K’aute Pasifika have delivered over 1,000 free care packages including food and other household essentials to families in the Waikato since lockdown.
Waikato Eateries Open in Level Three
As the country moves to Level Three next Tuesday some local eateries will begin to trade. While they may not be flinging open their doors, (all transactions must be contactless) this is a much needed lifeline for many.
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.
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