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.
Why Choose Hauraki
Hauraki Rail Trail
Business opportunities are available for service providers and accommodation providers in partnership with the Hauraki Rail Trail. Get on board with your business
The Hauraki Lifestyle
- Hauraki has so much to offer
- Information for residents new to the District
- Real Estate Agents
Does your Business need some Magic Beans?
Hauraki District Council and Waikato Innovation Park - helping local businesses grow.
Evolve Hauraki is a collaboration between Te Waka, Hauraki District Council, Positive Paeroa, Positively Promoting the Plains and Go Waihi.
Established to support and encourage Hauraki businesses to recognise and realise their potential.
Business Bites #4 - Accept The 2020 Challenge
Take time to do something great for your business!
Join us for the one year anniversary of Business Bites where you will be encouraged to take away at least one idea that will add value to your business in 2020!
Thursday 7 November, 6pm - 8pm
View more about The 2020 Challenge
Horticultural Opportunities in Waihi
Waihi, New Zealand’s ‘Heart of Gold’, is famous for its gold mining both past and present, but who knew that it has many features that make it great for horticulture?
Whether it’s the annual rainfall, temperatures or the soils you are interested in, the link below may help you to see how you can make your horticultural dream a reality in Waihi.
- Climate and Horticulture in Waihi [PDF, 395 KB]
- Climate and Horticulture in Waihi - in Mandarin [PDF, 3.3 MB]
Hauraki – Centre of Opportunity
Our vision is to be “a place where business locates, talent lives and people visit because of our vibrant communities, great lifestyle options and enabling business environment.”
This brochure illustrates how our implementation of our Economic Development Strategy has and continues to achieve our vision which will leave a legacy of positive outcomes for our communities.
- Hauraki – Centre of Opportunity [PDF, 2.3 MB]
- Hauraki – Centre of Opportunity - in Mandarin [PDF, 2.6 MB]
Strategy Key to District's Growth
Adopted on 28 September at the last Council meeting of the previous Council, Hauraki District Council’s new Economic Development Strategy was presented to Prime Minister John Key during his visit to Allied Faxi New Zealand Food Company.
If you would like to discuss a new business idea please contact our Economic Development Team:
Economic Development Manager
Phone: 07 862 5096
Mobile: 021 921 914
Economic Development Officer
Phone: 07 862 5053
Mobile: 021 193 0590
Hauraki District Economic & Community Profiles:
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
You're spoilt for choice with opportunities to purchase a traditional Kiwi house on a quarter acre section or a home with architectural style. Alternatively, you can purchase land from $80,000 and build your own home. 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).
- Cycling on the Hauraki Rail Trail
- Bush walking
- Battle of the Streets motorcycle racing
Major chains include: Countdown, New World, Mitre 10, Bunnings, Farmlands, RD1, and a host of smaller specialty stores