A high level discussion paper and associated background documents were produced under the auspices of the Waikato Mayoral Forum. They were released in November 2013.
You can read all the documents below.
Draft discussion paper - October 2013 [PDF, 507 KB]
Economic development issues and opportunities - Background report [PDF, 3 MB]
Economic development issues and opportunities - Executive summary of the background report [PDF, 231 KB]
Waikato Economic Development Strategy - Growth Goals Assessment [PDF, 1 MB]