About Us

The ultimate goal is to help our Hawke’s Bay businesses grow.


Great Things Grow Here™ (GTGH) is a Hawke’s Bay-wide economic development brand platform that coveys a strong message to New Zealand and the world about the benefits of doing business, buying from and living in Hawke’s Bay. The guiding principle is that this initiative provides a vehicle for Hawke’s Bay businesses and organizations to tell a consistent and compelling story that brings alive our strengths and our unique points of difference as Brand Champions of the region.

Join us and help us promote everything that makes Hawke’s Bay great!

The ultimate goal is to help our Hawke’s Bay businesses grow, attract investment, skilled migrants, increase our world-famous exports leading to more employment opportunities and growth in the wider Hawke’s Bay region.

Fully supported by all Councils across our region including the Hawke’s Bay Regional Council, nearly 300 businesses and organisations have joined the GTGH Brand Champions Club.

Great Things Grow Here™ refers not only to the richness of our earth but also to the remarkable people and businesses that harness our natural advantages to achieve great things.


Join Hawke’s Bay’s fastest growing business network.