Leadership and governance

Leadership and governance

New Zealand is divided into 16 regions. The Waikato district sits within the greater Waikato Region. The Waikato Region includes the areas covered by 11 separate local...

Plans and strategy

Plans and strategy

Waikato District Council and its regional partners have developed a broad range of documents, policies and plans. They provide a rich source of information to help investors...


The Waikato is simply New Zealand’s best business and lifestyle location. The district is one of the country’s fastest growing places and is rich in natural resources and vital infrastructure. Best of all, the Waikato is a welcoming place. The district is open to new business, new investment, new people and new cultures. It’s hard to go past the Waikato advantage.


The Waikato is a dynamic region that is home to significant environmental, infrastructure and community resources.

Industry Sectors

The Waikato economy is founded on farming, complemented by manufacturing and production. These industries, along with retail, hospitality and business services strongly influence our local labour market.

Case Studies

Located between New Zealand's three fastest growing cities, Waikato District is an open opportunity waiting to be discovered. Here you'll learn why this district is a great place for investment. Learn about our affordable open land, open for business council and open access to national and international markets. Explore some Waikato success stories below.


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