land, labour, lifestyle and logistics

The Waikato District is Open for Business

More businesses are choosing to move to the Waikato District because of its proximity to major consumer and labour markets and the  availabilty of affordable industrial land.

Open Waikato can smooth the pathway into the district for your Business.

Assist in finding the right location for your Business

Offer support through consenting processes

Assist in sourcing and training a local workforce

Connect you with central government agencies and Iwi

Waikato District is strategically located in the economic zone that incorporates Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga which  generates 52% of the national GDP.

The planned Ports of Auckland In-land Port at Horitiu will become a major freight and logistics Hub adjacent to over 40 hectares of industrial and commercial land at Northgate Business Park.

Mitch King
Economic and Community Development

I’m in this work because I believe in the opportunity to improve people’s lives through sustainable economic development.

I’ve been a small business owner, and run large teams in fast growing businesses. I’m passionate about ensuring that the people in the Waikato benefit from economic growth.