Why Invest in the South Waikato? Central LocationLocated on the country's main highway, half of New Zealand's population is within approximately two and a half hours of the South Waikato Low cost land and buildingsThe average South Waikato house price is less than 1/5 of that of Auckland house prices and industrial land can be purchased for less than $30. Business friendly CouncilOutstanding support systems and a solutions based approach to investment and business development. Abundant resourcesNatural resources, access to major gas pipelines and an available workforce with local opportunities for upskilling. InfrastructureDirect road and rail links to ports and major centres, Ultra-Fast Broadband connection and reliable Council infrastructure with water and wastewater capacity. Industry clustersEssential for networking and innovation, resulting in the district being home to a number of world leading businesses. Un-paralleled lifestyleClose to mountains and beaches, rich in natural features, friendly and culturally diverse communities and not a single traffic light in sight!