Co-LAB (formerly known as Waikato Local Authority Shared Services) drives collaboration between councils in the Waikato region to improve customer service and performance and reduce costs. 

We hold 19.6% of the total weighted value of issued shares and one of the 12 voting rights. 

Visit the Co-LAB website

New Zealand Local Government Funding Agency

The New Zealand Local Government Funding Agency specialises in funding the local government sector to provide more efficient funding costs and diversified funding sources for councils.

We hold 8.3% of the shares.

Visit the New Zealand Local Government Funding Agency website

Waikato Regional Airport and subsidiaries Hamilton & Waikato Tourism and Titanium Park)

Waikato Regional Airport Limited operates the Hamilton Airport and associated property services and development.

We hold 50% of the shares.

Visit the Hamilton Airport website


Waikato Innovation Growth and subsidiary New Zealand Food Innovation Waikato

Waikato Innovation Growth provides business advisory services to customers such as small and medium enterprises, and high-value manufacturing and services. We have a 100% shareholding.

We also have a 70% shareholding in the subsidiary company, the New Zealand Food Innovation Network, which promotes and enables innovation in the food industry.

Visit the Waikato Innovation Park website

Visit the New Zealand Food Innovation Network website

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Finance Committee

This committee oversees the Council’s financial strategy and performance.

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Last updated 15 June 2022