A LITTLE HISTORY
The Waikato Chamber of Commerce and Industry was incorporated on November 3, 1936, however, it was formed in 1906. The early seeds were sown in 1865, when there were concerns about the influence of Auckland on the region. June 24, 1906 was when the first meeting was called to discuss the establishment of a Chamber of Commerce in Hamilton. The first president of the Chamber was George Sare.