Dreamview Creamery drives sustainable change with reusable milk bottles
Local Dreamview Creamery has made their mark in the Raglan community by providing locally produced dairy products in reusable glass bottles.
Raglan entrepreneur's journey bringing handwoven bags from Myanmar to New Zealand
Raglan based Nicola Todd founded Zay Bag’s in 2020 to bring sustainable bags, handwoven in the hot and colorful city of Mandalay, Myanmar to New Zealand stores.
Te Waka Quarterly Update April-June 2022
It has been a busy and productive three months at Te Waka. Thank you to everyone who supported the launch of the Waikato & Bay of Plenty Freight Action Plan. It was a highlight of the quarter and is the first report of its kind to bring together perspectives from the region’s major freight and logistics industry players on the actions needed to support the sector’s growth and progress.
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.
Hamilton a Committed Welcoming Community
Hamilton Kirikiriroa is now recognised as a Committed Community under Immigration New Zealand’s Welcoming Communities Te Waharoa ki ngaa Hapori programme. This follows the Welcoming Plan launch and commitment signing event held in April 2022.
Creative Acts of Kindness- A digital celebration of kindness as a force for social good
Creative Acts of Kindness is a brand new project from Creative Waikato empowering local artists to celebrate kindness through commissioned works presented as either: A 90 Second Video, or a Digital Poster.
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.
First Waikato Workforce Plan Calls For Dedicated Futures Academy
The Waikato Regional Workforce Plan showcases and celebrates the agricultural, manufacturing and forestry powerhouses of the Waikato economy and calls for the establishment of a Waikato Futures Academy.
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.
New report highlights local freight sector needs
The Waikato & Bay of Plenty Freight Action Plan is the first report of its kind to bring together key industry leaders’ views on the priority issues and actions needed in the freight sector.
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.
University of Waikato jumps up global university rankings
The University of Waikato is proud to be recognised as number one in New Zealand for research citations in the annual 2023 QS World University Rankings, released this morning. The University has also bucked the national trend and has risen significantly up the rankings to 331 - a rise of 42 places.
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