"At KEA we are all about growing a vibrant Kawerau."

We are identified as the ‘go-to’ people and work collaboratively with people, the community, business and Council to identify and respond to gaps and opportunities.  

KEA’s Strategic plan for 2023


Key Objectives:

  • Property Management including marketing and promoting accomodation and systems 
  • Business attraction, expansion and support.
  • Social return on Investment and Social Enterprise - Vital Signs
  • Governance, Financial  and Risk Management 
  • Collaborative community development creating employement opportunities 
  • To attract new residents and Tradespeople to Kawerau. 


Key Outcomes:

  • To make a positive and significant impact in Kawerau 
  • Kawerau " Start Here - Grow Great"
  • Ensure sustainability of economy 
  • Generate wealth, encourage/facilitate investment in Kawerau's economy 
  • Fully utilise resources and their availabilty 
  • Ensure KEA retains strategic focus and long term viability through good governance, leadership and management practices
  • KEA is a key participant in a range of cross-sector initiatives that create opportunities for collaborative community development and social enterprise. 
  • Maintain occupancy of KEA properties 
  • Respond to business enquires 
  • Add value to projects to help them realise their potential 


KEAs Vision

"KEA's vision is to retain and grow the population, marketing the town as a great place to live and work."

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