COVID-19 – what we’re doing
During the COVID-19 restrictions our number one priority continues to be the well-being of our communities, local businesses and staff.
We'll do our best to continue to meet the essential needs of our communities in these unprecedented times.
Find out what’s happening with our facilities, services and venues
Find information about coronavirus
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.
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.
COVID-19 Business Support
COVID-19 is presenting many challenges for businesses but finding out where to get support shouldn’t be one of them. We have compiled a list of people you can contact if you need some help and some initiatives you can get involved with.
View the list of business support options.
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).
Major chains include: Countdown, New World, Mitre 10, Farmlands, RD1, and a host of smaller specialty stores