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COVID-19 Council Services

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Do you have a Council related problem that requires attention?

Kerbside Collections

Week 2 begins Monday 6 December 2021

Three Waters Reform

Government’s proposed changes

We Need To Talk

See the topics we're consulting on...

Tirohia Landfill Resource Consent

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New mining proposals

OceanaGold presents proposal to extend mining life in Waihi to 2037 and beyond

Hauraki Inc. We’re creating a place where talent wants to live!                                                                                                     

The Hauraki District Council's vision is for a District that encourages vibrant communities, provides a great lifestyle and fosters a positive climate for balanced, sustainable development.

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If you would like to discuss a new business idea please contact our dedicated Community Development Advisor (Economic):RebeccaJenks 

Rebecca Jenks
Community Development Advisor (Economic)
Phone: 07 862 5053
Mobile: 021 193 0590

Why Choose Hauraki

Hauraki Business Sentiment Survey

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Economic Development Strategy

Our Economic Development Strategy identifies the five areas where we believe we can best influence economic growth. It sets out our goals under each of those areas and outlines how we are going achieve our goals.

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Gr8 Job Hauraki - find your fit 

Looking for a job? Looking for employees? See if Gr8 Job Hauraki can help you. 

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Business Support

Hauraki Rail Trail

Business opportunities are available for service and accommodation providers in partnership with the Hauraki Rail Trail. Find out how to get on board with your business.

The Hauraki Lifestyle

Hauraki District Economic & Community Profiles

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We LOVEHAURAKI and know that you do too! Evolve Hauraki is proud to showcase all that Hauraki businesses have to offer. From flat whites to farm machinery, and everything in between, you’ll find it in Hauraki.

​If you’re a business wanting to connect to your local customers, simply register and let us show you how much we all LOVEHAURAKI. Go to the LOVEHAURAKI website.



Fast Facts:


The Hauraki District is located on State Highway 2 approximately an hour’s drive from three major cities – Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga. Read about Our District

Major Towns:

NgateaPaeroa and Waihi


You're spoilt for choice with opportunities to purchase a traditional Kiwi house on a quarter acre section or a home with architectural style.  See Real Estate Agents

Key Business Opportunities:

Hospitality, Retail, Aged care, Aquaculture, Dairy, Transport


3 secondary, 18 primary, 1 special needs school.  View more about schools


Paeroa 6,114; Plains 6,354; Waihi 7,551 (Statistics New Zealand, 2018).

Retail Services:

Major chains include: Countdown, New World, Mitre 10, Farmlands, RD1, and a host of smaller specialty stores