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Central Waikato Business Support Network

Te Waka Contacts

Te Waka Business Advisor - Hayley Smith

Te Waka Business Advisor - Tammee Wilson
Te Waka Business Advisor - Novell Gopal

Network Contacts

Waikato District Council
Your local government authority for the Waikato District, promoting the wellbeing of the district and encouraging and enabling economic growth through helping integrate new commercial, industrial and residential developments into the community.

Hamilton City Council
Hamilton is the heart of a united and vibrant Waikato region, encouraging innovation that generates positive change. Our people are diverse, talented and youthful – attributes that have supported our emergence as one of the fastest growing tech sectors in the country. Hamilton City Council takes pride in seeking out new and better ways to deliver major initiatives across diverse areas including transport, housing, infrastructure and more. 

Waipa District Council
Your local government authority for the Waipa District, promoting the wellbeing of the district and encouraging and enabling economic growth through helping integrate new commercial, industrial and residential developments into the community.

Waikato-Tainui
Manages the collective assets of the iwi, Waikato-Tainui, aiming to grow a prosperous, healthy, vibrant, innovative and culturally strong Iwi. This is achieved through a range of initiatives spanning across areas such cultural, education and training, employment, and environmental and resource management. 



Hamilton & Waikato Tourism
The official Regional Tourism Organisation for the Waikato region, aimed at increasing tourism and tourism related expenditure in the region by creating and coordinating effective marketing and promotional activity and collaborating with local industry. 

The Waikato Chamber of Commerce
The voice of business in the Waikato; advocating on issues that affect and relate to business and promoting sustainable business growth. 

Hamilton Central Business Association
Aimed at revitalising, supporting and promoting the Hamilton Central Business District through connecting like-minded business owners and stimulating visitors to the CBD. 

Cambridge Business Chamber
Connects with the broader community, assists the growth of local business and advocates for a healthier economy.

Te Awamutu Chamber of Commerce
Focused on getting businesses excited, inspired, feeling confident and supported, accomplishing this by leading by example and actively collaborating with our business community.