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Kerbside Collections

Week 2 begins Monday 30 January 2023

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Tirohia Landfill Resource Consent

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New mining proposals

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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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What's so special about our place?



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

View the results of the Te Waka 15 February - 12 March 2021 Hauraki Business Sentiment Survey [PDF, 1.1 MB] pdf.gif

Manaaki Toiora Strategy

The Manaaki Toiora Strategy sets out the work we'll continue to undertake alongside our communities and stakeholders to enhance the wellbeing of people and our communities. One of the five priority areas of this strategy is "Business attraction and supporting local - Ngā painga whakapai mō ngā kaipakihi me te tautoko o ngā hāpori kaipakihi", where our goal is to continue to support local business to thrive and to encourage new business into the district.

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Manaaki Toiora Newsletter November 2022

Manaaki Toiora Newsletter September 2022

Manaaki Toiora Newsletter July 2022

Manaaki Toiora Newsletter April 2022

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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.

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HR Matters and Mishaps for Employers
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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.