"The Waikato Freight Hub is a key part of Ports of Auckland's rail-connected North Island freight hub network which links Kiwi businesses with New Zealand and global markets," says Ports of Auckland CEO Tony Gibson.
The country's second-largest dairy processor, Open Country Dairy will showcase its newest factory to farmer suppliers on March 7. OCD chairman Laurie Margrain told Dairy News that the plant has been operating at full capacity since August.
The factory that makes your Easter eggs just got a whole lot nicer. Waikato Valley Chocolates, which makes some 3.5 million Easter eggs each year for the Warehouse, has opened a new 3200 square metre factory in Horotiu.
Ports of Auckland, the country's second-largest by volume, has agreed to buy a plot of land north of Hamilton to develop a freight hub, which it says will complete its network across the North Island.
Ports of Auckland’s decision to build a major freight hub in the Waikato proves the district’s growing status as an “economic power-house” says Waikato district mayor Allan Sanson.
Northgate Business Park's solitary building will soon have a neighbour. The business park is home to a Waikato Milking Systems factory.