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Waipa’s outstanding location and its easy connectivity to major cities and ports make the district a rapidly growing business hub.

Its natural assets provide a world-class foundation for the food and agribusiness sector. The natural environment, combined with major investments in world-class infrastructure have seen a surge in the visitor industry, creating significant business opportunities.

Waipa’s extraordinary lifestyle attracts a highly-skilled and sought-after labour base.  People choose to base themselves and their families in the district, knowing they are able to pursue world-class careers while enjoying all that Waipa offers.

This well-educated and highly motivated workforce is driving massive opportunity and growth in a range of sectors including technology. Meanwhile the district is continuing to see ongoing growth in its ‘traditional’ sectors including the equine industry and as a base for international high-performance sport.