Face-to-face meetings with business advisors from the Waikato regional development agency, Te Waka, have moved online.   Te Waka’s business advisors are now booking Zoom meeting slots with business owners.    The video-conference meetings replace monthl...
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The Waikato business community is rallying together to help deliver business continuity resources to those affected by the COVID-19 virus. The collaboration comes following last week’s announcement by the Government of a $4 million regional support package aimed predomina...
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New Zealand businesses across the country are set to face challenges as proposed new privacy laws make their way through parliament. As the issue of data and privacy continues to remain a topic of interest, what can businesses do to stay innovative while keeping security and...
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Helping Maori business thrive and building resilient Waikato communities is a priority for Te Waka’s new director and Iwi representative. Craig Barrett (Ngaati Maniapoto) has been appointed to the role following selection by local Iwi and nomination from the Mayoral Forum....
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Te Waka CEO Michael Bassett-Foss says this week’s Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) announcement by the Government will provide a triple benefit of addressing Waikato’s housing shortage, upskilling the region’s youth and providing talent for Waikato’s growing construction...
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Callaghan Innovation boss Vic Crone has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at the 2020 TechFest, recognising the Waikato’s strength in technology and innovation. Ms Crone is CEO of the Government owned innovation agency, which partners with businesses of all sizes to prov...
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The Te Awa Lakes development near Horotiu is on the brink of becoming a reality. Funded by Perry Group, the proposed 62-hectare community hub promises to provide residential, retail and tourism opportunities all in one location - from an adventure park and bike trails, to ea...
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ReCreate Clothing owner Erica Gadsby (left) with Srey Leak Reath (right), manager of their sewing center in Cambodia. ...
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Rabobank New Zealand will progressively move its corporate head office to Hamilton, in a move that will see the specialist rural lender relocate to one of New Zealand’s largest and growing agri-business regions. Plans are underway to develop a new, purpose-built agri ‘ce...
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Te Waka celebrated its one-year anniversary at an event on Friday alongside nearly 200 business and community leaders. Te Waka chief executive Michael Bassett-Foss, says he is pleased with what the organisation has accomplished in such a short time. “We have distributed $...
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