COVID-19 – what we’re doing
During the COVID-19 lockdown our number one priority is the wellbeing of our communities 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 District Council is a business friendly Council. If you would like to discuss a new business idea please contact our Economic Development Manager
Hot Topics for Businesses
Hauraki District Council is a business friendly Council. If you would like to discuss a new business idea please contact our Economic Development Officer, David Fielden, on 07 862 5096 or 021 921 914.
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Hauraki has much to offer families. With a lower cost of living and excellent climate, families can enjoy a variety of outdoor activities including fishing, hunting, tramping, Cycling on the new Hauraki Rail Trail and sports. Our schools are of an excellent standard. Also, we don't have traffic jams!
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Hauraki Rail Trail - Business Opportunities
The Hauraki Rail Trail is accessible from Paeroa, Waihi, Waikino, Te Aroha and Thames with trails ranging from 14km to 33km, taking in scenic views and attractions throughout the area.
See how to get on board with your business.
Starting a Business
The Hauraki District Council is keen to work with businesses that have exporting potential and can see the benefits of establishing themselves in our district.
Find out more about Starting a Business in Hauraki
Hauraki Ultra Fast Broadband
Ultrafast Broadband is coming to the three main Hauraki towns. The Council submitted an application to the Government in 2015 vying with other councils for a share of $300 million allocated to extending ultrafast broadband to more businesses and homes.
See more about Hauraki Ultra Fast Broadband
Down to Business
An introduction to some of the well known and successful businesses in the Hauraki District.
Read about local businesses in 'Down to Business'
Economic Development Manager
The Hauraki District Council has taken the initiative to grow the District.
We have an Economic Development Manager and Economic Development Officer dedicated to assist.
View contact details for the Economic Development Manager
Key opportunities for business growth are in Hospitality - accommodation/restaurants, Retail - in particular clothing, Aged Care, Dairy and Transport.
View Opportunities in Hauraki
The cost of land in Hauraki is significantly lower than the major cities.
For stories about the Hauraki District, local businesses and business opportunities.
Go to the Media Room
The District Plan is the primary document for the management of the effects of land use and development within the Hauraki District.
View the District Plan
This free map (GIS) application is used to deploy the council's spatial data.
Hauraki District Economic & Community Profiles: