Waikato Chamber of Commerce announces new sponsorship ahead of Business Awards
The Waikato Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce Foster Construction Group as the new primary sponsor for the upcoming 2021 Business Awards which officially open for entry today.
New addition to Hamilton's ever-changing skyline
The skyline of Hamilton's CBD is being transformed at a rapid pace as major builds take shape across the central city. The first of five inner-city buildings planned for the Union Square precinct is nearing completion and played host to Finance Minister Grant Robertson this week.
Pasifika scholarship winners aim to address inequality in NZ health system
Four Pacific health students with a passion for social justice are the recipients of the inaugural Leaupepe Elisapeta (Peta) Karalus Scholarship at Wintec, Hamilton.
Challenges loom for 'booming' Waikato economy
Waikato’s economy is “booming” but challenges remain, including getting enough skilled workers across the country’s borders. Finance Minister Grant Robertson was in Hamilton on Wednesday to talk to business leaders and visit some of the city’s construction hotspots.
Originair Increases Services
Originair is about to introduce a further Jetstream 32 aircraft to its fleet allowing increased services. Commencing Monday May 3rd, the airline will overnight an aircraft and crew in Hamilton allowing it to offer an early morning departure direct to Palmerston North and on to Nelson.
Waikato ranked top 60 in the world for research that impacts economic growth and reducing inequality
The University of Waikato has been ranked in the top 60 universities in the world for research that supports economic growth and reducing inequality, as measured against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.
Ruakura Superhub on track for opening in early 2022
The Ruakura Superhub is predicted to play a crucial role in reducing New Zealand’s carbon footprint. Transport Minister Michael Wood was given a tour of the superhub site this week as it quickly takes shape along Hamilton’s eastern fringe.
Te Waka Economic Radar April 2021
As we finish up the first quarter of 2021, the latest statistics on the Waikato and New Zealand economy continue to provide a stronger picture than many would have predicted during the lockdown period of COVID-19.
New partnership with Wintec and Toi Ohomai a win for massage therapists wanting to upskill
High demand for practitioners with a Level 6 massage qualification has resulted in a collaboration between Wintec and Toi Ohomai, which has doubled enrolment by putting learners at the centre.
Major new inner-city build planned for Hamilton
A plan to turn a makeshift inner-city car park into a striking business precinct is being heralded as further evidence of Hamilton’s transformation into an attractive, modern city. Stark Property has released the first concept images of Tūāpapa – a major three-staged development planned for the corner of Ward and Tristram streets.
Covid-recovery climate: Waikato HR company near-doubles its recruitment team
Hamilton-based human resources company Everest People has announced the appointment of two new recruiters this month, expanding its core recruitment team from three to five.
Waikato businesses more optimistic about regional economy than six months ago
Regional economic development agency Te Waka’s second Waikato Business Sentiment Survey shows business owners and managers are significantly more optimistic about their sector and the region’s economic performance than they were six months ago, but remain less confident in the country’s economic performance as a whole.
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