Over the Moon Dairy taking cheese to a new level
Over the Moon’s founder Sue’s love for cheese began as a little girl when her dad would make her cubes of freid cheddar wrapped in bacon as a treat in the weekends- her obsession was born.
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.
Local Coromandel Gin Distilling company receives World's Best Classic Gin Award
Founded in late 2019 in the heart of Thames, couple Daniela Suess and Paul Schneider began their journey launching the Coromandel Distilling Company.
Local IT company’s global excellence acknowledged at Microsoft Partner Awards
Local IT company Aware Group has been recognised for their global success after receiving the Azure Partner of the Year Award for 2021 at the Microsoft Malaysia Partner Awards.
Seaweed could hold key to cleaning up waterways
A nationwide first land-based seaweed trial aiming to clean up our waterways is about to get growing beside the Firth of Thames in the Hauraki Gulf.
The Local Organic Urban Farm Feeding the Community
Based in the heart of Rototuna, Hamilton, Earth Stewards is an Urban Farm that specialises in sustainably grown, certified organic vegetables and fruit.
Waikato Real Estate cements their place as award-winning industry leader
Waikato Real Estate cements their place as award-winning industry leader Waikato Real Estate has taken out an impressive seven awards at this year’s Leading Property Managers Association (LPMA) Industry Awards.
2022: Hamilton's year of the big build
Hamilton is set to be radically transformed over the next 12 months as work surges ahead on a host of major builds. From the completion of a $2 billion-plus roading project on its eastern fringe, to towering inner-city builds and showpiece subdivisions, 2022 shapes up as a year of big change for New Zealand’s largest inland city.
Why Rabobank head office left Wellington for Hamilton
When Rabobank decided to shift its head office from Wellington, one city stood out as a natural fit. “For me, Hamilton has a real can-do attitude in business and I really like that,” said Todd Charteris, chief executive of Rabobank New Zealand. And Rabobank could be the first among a host of businesses looking to base themselves in Hamilton.
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