The Ngawha Innovation and Enterprise Park is being developed on a 240-hectare rural site, just a few minutes outside of Kaikohe. The development of the infrastructure has been funded by Kānoa - Regional Economic Development & Investment Unit.
The park is being developed by the council-owned company Far North Holdings, mana whenua Ngāti Rangi, Tinakori Enterprise and the local business community, with support from us as the regional economic development agency for Northland.
- Far North Holdings
- Mana Whenua Ngāti Rangi
- Tinakori Enterprise
- Local business community
- Northland Inc
Mahinga Innovation Centre
At the heart of the park is the development of
an innovation centre to focus on research, development,
innovation and education.
A co-working space where businesses can hot desk and
book meeting rooms is central to the Mahinga Innovation Centre
alongside labs for nutraceutical and food manufacturing.
This centre will foster collaboration, help to solve
industry problems,and seize opportunities which can
add value to a wide range of businesses located in the park.
Northland Inc is the anchor tenant in the Mahinga Innovation Centre
and manages the co-working space and meeting room facilities.
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Front of House - Mahinga Innovation Centre
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Mahinga Innovation Centre Co-ordinator
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IN THE NEWS
Mahinga Innovation Centre Officially Opens in Ngawha
The Mahinga Innovation Centre, located within the Ngawha Innovation and Enterprise Park in Kaikohe, has officially opened with a Puanga Celebration on Tuesday 13 June. Read more
Ngawha Innovation and Enterprise Park takes economic development award
A co-designed innovation and enterprise park near Ngawha in Northland, which supports the aspirations of the local and wider Te Tai Tokerau community, has won an inclusive development award. Read more