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Te Waka To Cease Operating As Independent Economic Development Agency

Thursday, 16 May 2024, 5:00 pm | Te Waka

A lack of collective regional commitment and inadequate resource means the country’s smallest economic development agency is unable to continue to deliver on growing stakeholder expectations and the needs of Aotearoa’s fourth largest region over ... More >>

Waikato Businesses Show Resilience Amid Economic Challenges

Thursday, 9 May 2024, 10:05 am | Te Waka

Survey results released today show Waikato businesspeople are maintaining a level of pragmatic optimism, despite tough economic conditions and the prospect of a continued recession. More >>

Waikato Businesses Voice Expectations For 2024

Tuesday, 12 December 2023, 10:56 am | Te Waka

Survey results released today show Waikato businesspeople have increased confidence in their business prospects and are seeking policy certainty to enable growth. The Waikato Business Sentiment survey, undertaken twice annually by regional economic ... More >>

Waikato Businesses More Optimistic About Regional Economy Than Six Months Ago

Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 5:58 am | Te Waka

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, ... More >>

Survey Reveals Size And Shape Of The Waikato Tech Sector

Tuesday, 23 March 2021, 10:38 am | Te Waka

A survey of Waikato’s growing tech and innovation sector paints an optimistic picture, with 92 percent of the 50 respondents expecting their company performance to improve over the next three years. The Tech and Innovation Sector Survey distributed ... More >>

Waikato Celebrates International Student Community

Wednesday, 9 December 2020, 9:39 am | Te Waka

Te Waka, Waikato’s Regional Economic Development Agency is leading a regional approach to celebrate and enhance the delivery of regional International Education solutions through a partnership with Education New Zealand, the University of Waikato, ... More >>

Government Contributes $8.2M To Kōpū Marine Servicing And Business Precinct

Wednesday, 12 August 2020, 11:20 am | Te Waka

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 ... More >>

Social Procurement To Help Level Playing Field For Waikato Māori, Pasifika Businesses

Monday, 10 August 2020, 11:55 am | Te Waka

Te Waka is leading an initiative aimed at establishing supplier diversity practices within Waikato organisations. Known as ‘social procurement,’ this will lead to more goods and services being bought from the region’s businesses owned by Māori ... More >>

Māori economic development plan refresh to benefit Waikato

Friday, 14 June 2019, 3:24 pm | Te Waka

The refresh of the Waikato region’s Māori economic development action plan Te Whare Ohaoha will provide a clear roadmap towards a prosperous region, according to Te Puni Kōkiri (Waikato-Waiariki) and Waikato’s regional economic development ... More >>

Proposal Offers to Help Fund Cruise Terminal on Queens Wharf

Tuesday, 8 November 2011, 9:24 pm | Te Waka

MEDIA RELEASE Cultural Tourism Proposal Offers to Help Fund Cruise Terminal on Queens Wharf 8 November, 2011 – Promoters of a major cultural tourism attraction for Auckland’s waterfront have offered to save ratepayer funds and build a new cruise ship terminal ... More >>




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