Welcome - to our little peace of paradise. 

As the Executive Director of the Kawerau Enterprise Agency Incorporated, locally known as 'KEA' I have seen lots of really positive work taking place in both the industry and business sectors. I am fortunate enough to work for an organisation which is pretty unique and I look forward to what we will achieve as an organisation in the future.

KEA works with businesses, community groups, start-ups and the Kawerau District Council to ensure you have a business friendly environment. Over time, KEA has helped establish many of our well-known local businesses, social enterprises, and not- for- profit organisations. 

Our community is growing and we are delighted that just like our early settlers, 'newbies' have brought a range of skills, passions and energy, adding their own flavour to our town and enriching us all. We know a great bunch of ambassadors who will take you on a tour of our town. 

If you are visiting, looking to move here or are already part of our amazing community, but need help or want ideas then talk to us. We love providing our knowledge and support to see Kawerau thrive and we're here for you. 

We look forward to seeing you in Kawerau. 



Helen Stewart 

Executive Director, Kawerau Enterprise Agency


About KEA

"Business confidence, improved job prospects and community pride are KEA's purpose, contributing to increased economic development."

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