Our website Invest Waipā showcases our district to the national and international community of investors, as well as providing help to existing Waipā businesses looking to grow.
The site is aimed at new businesses looking for direction and assistance, with an interactive section on how to get a business started in the Waipā which includes a step-by-step approach to local rules and regulations.
Economic Development Strategy
Our Economic Development Strategy has been prepared in consultation with a group of key stakeholders and sector representatives identifying seven key theme areas.
Our region at a Glance
- Waipā at a glance interactive report 2020 offers a grand overview of the region's population, regional GDP and workforce, and key industries.
- Annual economic profile 2020 covers the standard of living, population, businesses, productivity, employment, and gross domestic product.
Waipā's economy has grown faster than the national average for the second consecutive year.
An independent report from Infometrics, commissioned by Waipa District Council, shows to March 2012 Waipā's economy grew by 4.9 per cent, ahead of the 3.0 per cent national average.
The primary sectors include Agriculture particularly dairying, Forestry and Fishing, Manufacturing.
Waipa has an increasing population of currently 56,200 with more than 24,000 jobs filled.
You can see more about our Economic Profile and Monitor here: