Economic development

​Invest Waipa


The website Invest Waipa showcases our district to the investor community, as well as providing help to existing Waipā​ businesses looking to expand. The site is also aimed at new businesses looking for direction and assistance, with an interactive section on how to get a business started which includes a step-by-step approach to local rules and regulations. ​


Te Awamutu Hub Project: Economic Overview

An independent report shows major leakage out of Te Awamutu's retail sector as locals choose to shop out of town. 

The independent report from Property Economics was commissioned by Waipa District Council to help plan the town's development, specifically the Te Awamutu hub based around the new library. It assessed Te Awamutu's retail sector to see how the hub could best add to, not detract, from town growth.

You can find out more in the full report: Te Awamutu Hub Project: Economic Overview


​​​Economic Develo​pment Strategy

Our Economic Development Strategy has been prepared in consultation with a group of key stakeholders and sector representatives identifying seven key theme areas. 

 View the Economic Development Strategy

Page reviewed: 09 Mar 2018 10:43am