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Thames-Coromandel District

Thames-Coromandel District
Map of New Zealand, with the Thames-Coromandel district highlighted
Coromandel Cove at dusk

The Thames-Coromandel District is located in the north-eastern part of the Waikato region of New Zealand and is renowned for its natural beauty, rural farmland, misty rainforests and pristine golden beaches.


The Thames-Coromandel District’s biggest industry contributors to economic growth by GDP are construction; rental, real estate and hiring services; and retail trade.

The fastest growing sectors within the municipality are construction; property sales, rental and services; and professional services.


Businesses in the Thames-Coromandel District Council area have access to local and state highways, water supply, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure. New water treatment plants have been completed in Coromandel Town, Tairua, Pauanui, and Whitianga. Almost $20 million from the Provincial Growth Fund is set to go towards an expansion of the Sugarloaf Wharf in the Coromandel Harbour.


Thames-Coromandel District Business Support Services  

Little Bay in Thames Coromandel District
There are several business associations that are active on the Coromandel Peninsula who provide advice and connections into local networks and opportunities. Find out more about these business associations here.
Destination Hauraki Coromandel
Destination Hauraki Coromandel is the Regional Tourism Organisation that promotes visitor attractions in the Thames-Coromandel District to increase the value visitors bring to the District. 
Soda Inc
Soda provides advice, information, referrals and connections to businesses in the Thames-Coromandel District seeking support for their growth journey.


Local Insights

The Waikato Wellbeing Project shares wellbeing knowledge for each district in the Waikato region. Visit the Thames Coromandel District page for data that includes the Community Compass Report from Dot Loves Data which provides a quarterly snapshot of key socio economic indicators, and the Community Insights Explorer Tool which provides local social and demographic data to support local decision making.

Te Waka's district level reports of the Waikato Business Sentiment Survey give insight on the unique strengths and challenges for each district in the region.

Thames Coromandel District Council

Thames-Coromandel District Council  

The Thames-Coromandel District Council is comprised of 11 councillors, and one mayor elected at large. Thames-Coromandel also has five Community Boards, which are Mercury Bay, Coromandel-Colville, Thames, Whangamata and Tairua-Pauanui. For more information, visit their website.

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