Waikato business survey reports mixed signals
A survey of 589 Waikato business owners and managers has found that while overall economic sentiment is pessimistic, the region’s businesses are more optimistic than their counterparts across New Zealand.Read more
Te Waka Economic Radar 4 September 2020
While noting the general stabilisation of trends, there remains uncertainty in a number of areas.
Te Waka Six Monthly Report January - June 2020
Te Waka's focus for the January - June 2020 period has been the response to COVID-19.
Government contributes $8.2M to Kōpū marine servicing and business precinct
Te Waka CEO Michael Bassett-Foss says today’s funding announcement by Infrastructure Minister Shane Jones will allow the Thames-Coromandel district to take advantage of a growing marine servicing industry, creating jobs and significant economic growth for the area.
Te Waka Economic Radar 7 August 2020
Charts in today’s Radar summarise statistics and data released over the last four weeks. While noting general stabilisation of trends, there remains uncertainty.
Tokoroa Trade Training Centre receives $10.84 in funding for centralised facility
The planned upgrade to Tokoroa’s Trades Training Centre will receive $10.84 million in funding from the Covid-19 Response and Recovery Fund, which bolsters the $3.06 million already fronted by Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology, South Waikato Investment Fund Trust (SWIFT) and the South Waikato District Council (SWDC).
Te Waka Economic Radar 3 July 2020
Charts in today’s Radar show some improvement and stabilisation of trends over the past few weeks.
CEO Column - Scaling up Mighty Local
Launching the Mighty Local campaign back in April was all about rallying the community to support its own and boost businesses affected by the Covid-19 lockdown.
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.
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.
First steps on road to recovery are hidden in plain view
Te Waka calls for smaller, ‘ready right now’ projects to keep Waikato contracting companies work fit.
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