At TGH we are passionate about investing in commercial property in the Waikato region and beyond. We are committed to making investment decisions that align with our iwi, continuing to grow tribal economic wealth, ensuring a diversified asset portfolio, and providing for the current generation while growing the funds for future generations.
Waikato-Tainui invested in its first hotel in 1999. Since then, we have added a further 3 hotels to our portfolio. Our hotel properties offer premium accommodations and amenities, ensuring high occupancy rates and strong returns for investors.
Novotel Hamilton Tainui Hotel
Novotel Hamilton Tainui is a 4.5 star, 217 room hotel located on the bank of the Waikato River in central Hamilton.
Novotel Auckland Airport Tainui Hotel
The hotel, which opened in 2011, has 263 rooms, conference and meeting facilities, and the Thirteen50 Bistro and Bar. The hotel was refurbished in 2022.
Te Arikinui Pullman Auckland Airport Hotel
Te Arikinui Pullman Auckland Airport Hotel is a new five star, nine-level, 311 room hotel providing a stunning gateway at the front door of Auckland International Airport.
Ibis Tainui Hamilton Hotel
Located overlooking the Waikato River in central Hamilton, the 126 room, 3.5 star Ibis Hamilton Tainui hotel is operated by Accor for TGH.
Another commercial investment we manage is retail spaces. We choose to invest in properties located in high-traffic areas anchored by well-known retailers, providing a stable stream of rental income for our iwi.
This is New Zealand’s largest mixed use property asset outside of Auckland. The Base has been operated as a 50:50 joint venture with Kiwi Property since 2016.
A prominent 1.4 hectare central Hamilton retail centre jointly owned by TGH and Kiwi Property.
The Warehouse Building Hamilton CBD
In October 2021 TGH purchased the commercial building occupied by The Warehouse in central Hamilton.
TGH has experience managing a number of Crown-owned entities which are located on Waikato-Tainui whenua.
A new 8,500 sqm Green Star 4 rated regional centre for ACC, bringing renewal and vibrancy to the Hamilton central city as a workplace for 650 employees.
TGH owns the ground leases for 8 police stations across the Waikato region and the land and buildings of the architecturally designed Cambridge Police Station.
TGH holds 5 ground leases on Court Houses throughout the Waikato and South Auckland.
Waikato University and Wintec are located on whenua that was returned to Waikato-Tainui in 1995 following the raupatu settlement with the Crown.
Ruakura Superhub is a visionary development that will sustain our iwi for generations to come.
Strategic Commercial Property Investment in New Zealand
Our unique business approach and diverse commercial property portfolio enables us to provide a wide variety of investment options for our clients. Our portfolio of commercial property investments includes a range of commercial real estate, from office hotels, retail spaces and Crown-owned entities to education facilities, industrial warehouses, and mixed-use developments of Ruakura Superhub.
As the appointed Chief Investment Officer to implement the Puna Whakatupu Tangata, TGH manages the majority of tribal commercial assets. Our TGH team ensures each commercial building we invest in aligns with the investment principles and guidelines set in the Waikato-Tainui investment framework.
Our investments are directed towards properties that not only provide stable cash flow but also have long-term growth potential and a positive impact on our community, economy and environment.
How does the TGH Commercial Property Investment Process Work?
We use a data-driven, research-based approach to investment decision-making, and we have rigorous risk management and performance monitoring measures in place to ensure that our commercial property investments in New Zealand deliver strong and regular cash distributions, with capital growth potential.
Our dedication to responsible investing has earned us a reputation as a trusted partner in commercial property investment in the Waikato region and beyond. Whether you're part of our iwi, an individual investor, a government agency, or a business looking to lease commercial space, we have the expertise and experience needed to help you achieve your investment goals.