1300 Waikato businesses access support and $1.4M of funding during lockdown
Te Waka distributed more than $1.4 million in Government COVID-19 recovery funding during Alert Levels 3 and 4.
University Of Waikato Shows How Large Organisations Can Tackle Contact Tracing
While many businesses across the Waikato have adopted some form of contact tracing as part of Alert Level 2 guidelines, one of the region’s largest organisations has stepped up to the challenge.
Innovation at the heart of Fieldays Online
Fieldays Online is the New Zealand National Fieldays Society’s innovative move towards an increasingly digital and borderless future. “Innovation is part of our DNA.
Te Waka Economic Radar 17 June 2020
Yesterday 16 June marked the end of the country’s first week at Alert Level 1. This week’s Radar show some improvement and stabilisation of trends from last week.
Top 16 artists confront racism with creativity
In response to alarming signs of racism, 16 Waikato artists have been selected to share their voice through art and spark crucial conversations about unity.
Waikato's Business Alert Level 3 Response
Following discussions with Waikato businesses over the period from 28 April to 13 May, the following snapshot of the regional business response to Alert Level 3 has been created.
Te Waka Economic Radar 10 June 2020
We expect reports in the coming weeks will begin to paint a clearer picture of what the shift to Alert Level 1 means for the country and Waikato region.
This month’s news that Hamilton will become the headquarters for the NZ Institute of Skills and Technology (NZIST) is a huge boost for our city and the Waikato region.
Waikato's Business Alert Level 4 Response
Following discussions with Waikato businesses over the period from 13 April to 24 April, the following snapshot of the regional business response to Alert Level 4 has been created.
Hamilton-made ventilators bound for West Africa
Ten ventilators have been purchased by an American philanthropist and are being sent to a needy West African nation.
Te Waka Economic Radar 3 June 2020
Today marks the end of the country’s third week at Alert Level 2. We expect to see further improvement as businesses/individuals in the country and Waikato region continue to phase-in the ‘less restrictive’ Alert Level 2 environment.
COVID-19 Alert Level 4 in the Waikato: Looking Back to Shape the Way Forward
The Waikato is well placed to support a national economic recovery.
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