Hamilton technology services firm Dynamo6 celebrates 10 years in business
The company announces plans for growth, doubling the size of its team, looking into overseas expansion, and moving into a new custom-designed space in Hamilton.Read more
Blue sky thinking brings family business to Kerepehi
When Saito’s Head of Focus, Sarah Spencer, starts explaining what brought them to Hauraki District Council’s industrial park in Kerepehi, her enthusiasm for the move is infectious.
Local honey company wins big at international awards
When Raglan beekeepers Hannah and Rory O’Brien decided to ‘go big’ and enter the 2022 London International Honey Awards, they were too scared to tell anyone, thinking their brand might be too small for one of the world’s most prestigious honey awards. However, this week they are shouting it from the rooftops as their signature product, Kānuka honey has been awarded a silver medal in the competition.
Waikato economy showcased at Diplomatic Study Tour
Te Waka was honoured to host nearly 35 foreign diplomats and their spouses as they toured Hamilton Kirikiriroa and Waikato last week from Thursday 19th June to Friday 10th June during their Diplomatic Study Tour.
Foodprint app launches in Waikato to rescue food from the landfill
The Waikato region has received a sustainability boost to its hospitality sector with Foodprint, a new app that connects customers to discounted surplus food from local eateries.
Kiwi Chef Haedyn Woollaston Brings His Passion Back Home
Head Chef of Ernest Haedyn Woollaston is excited to bring his passion for showcasing seasonal produce from Australia to Hamilton.
2022 New Zealand Economics Forum- Dealing with Covid's long tail
The 2022 New Zealand Economics Forum will bring together an outstanding lineup of top economists, policymakers, business and social leaders, and public sector officials.
New Player Launches into the New Zealand Electric Vehicle Charging Market
Just launched, Hikotron’s EV charging stations are now available for public use at Waikato Innovation Park. A locally designed and manufactured smart charging solution, Hikotron has bold plans to roll out this technology throughout New Zealand.
Waikato Management School Ranked #1 in New Zealand
The University of Waikato Management School has been ranked number one in New Zealand for Business and Economics in the 2022 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings.
Waikato Chamber of Commerce announces finalists for Business Awards
The Waikato Chamber of Commerce were joined by MC Jan-Maree today to deliver exciting news to the Waikato businesses selected as finalists for the Waikato Chamber of Commerce Business Awards 2021.
Olam Food Ingredients (OFI) confirms plans for commissioning of New Zealand dairy processing plant
OFI, a global leader in natural and sustainable food ingredient solutions, today confirmed plans to develop a new dairy processing facility at Tokoroa. It is now taking expressions of interest from potential farmer suppliers, employees, contractors, and general trade suppliers.
World-leading data quality assurance project finalist in Excellence in Govtech Award at 2021 New Zealand Excellence in IT Awards.
The team behind the world’s first national roading performance reporting and data quality assurance tool was a finalist in the Excellence in Govtech Award at the 2021 New Zealand Excellence in IT Awards.
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