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New Chief Executive named for regional development agency

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 2:31 pm | Venture Taranaki

The Board of Venture Taranaki has appointed Justine Gilliland to become the new Chief Executive of the regional development agency. More >>

More funding for community based science in Taranaki

Friday, 20 July 2018, 10:17 am | Venture Taranaki

Taranaki’s Curious Minds continues to grow with the announcement of funding for a new community science project to be undertaken in 2018, and more funding for additional projects this year. More >>

Green Light for More Taranaki Community Science Projects

Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 10:11 am | Venture Taranaki

Taranaki’s curious minds will be able to explore more ideas with science, thanks to an extension to the popular Participatory Science Platform. The programme has already supported almost two dozen projects in Taranaki, and has been renewed until ... More >>

New report shows full value of having oil and gas industry

Friday, 20 March 2015, 4:28 pm | Venture Taranaki

A new report by Taranaki’s regional development agency has found that New Zealand’s oil and gas industry and its supply chain employ 11,720 people – up from 7,700 in 2010 - and injects $2.79 billion into the nation’s economy – an increase from ... More >>

New Directors join Venture Taranaki Trust

Tuesday, 22 October 2013, 12:30 pm | Venture Taranaki

Venture Taranaki Trust, the regional development agency for the Taranaki region, has announced the appointment of Barbara Kuriger, Kevin Murphy and Jamie Tuuta to its Board of Trustees, and acknowledged the contributions made by retiring Board ... More >>

Study of economic impact of hydraulic fracturing released

Friday, 14 December 2012, 11:22 am | Venture Taranaki

The practice of hydraulic fracturing has the potential to deliver almost $800 million in annual GDP and over 7,000 jobs under a growth scenario, or fail to deliver $215 million in GDP and up to 2,000 jobs if a moratorium is imposed, a new report has ... More >>

Taranaki – a land of milk and money

Monday, 10 December 2012, 5:14 pm | Venture Taranaki

Taranaki’s economy is surging ahead as the country’s star performer. “We’re a turbo-charged region, economically-speaking” says Stuart Trundle, Chief Executive, Venture Taranaki. More >>

New 2013 Taranaki Visitor Guides hit the shelves, nationwide

Monday, 3 December 2012, 2:25 pm | Venture Taranaki

The 2013 edition of the official Taranaki Visitor Guide will be distributed and on the display shelves this week. This is the third year the AA and Venture Taranaki, have collaborated on this successful publication. More >>

Taranaki turns up the heat on overseas talent attraction

Tuesday, 2 October 2012, 10:16 am | Venture Taranaki

Taranaki’s economy is growing so strongly the region is getting proactive – and creative – in a bid to lure hundreds of skilled workers to the region. More >>

Powerco Taranaki Garden Spectacular

Thursday, 12 July 2012, 3:51 pm | Venture Taranaki

Event Introduction Powerco Taranaki Garden Spectacular - 26 October – 4 November 2012 The annual ten day Powerco Taranaki Garden Spectacular ( formerly the Taranaki Rhododendron & Garden Festival ) showcases some of New Zealand’s most stunning ... More >>

User views on State Highway 3 sought

Thursday, 1 December 2011, 3:08 pm | Venture Taranaki

As part of a major economic development study into State Highway 3, Venture Taranaki is conducting an online survey to get feedback on the route’s impact on business activity and lifestyle decisions. More >>

Taranaki’s Must Do Experiences Found

Monday, 1 November 2010, 11:09 am | Venture Taranaki

Thousands of Taranaki residents and expats have voted on what visitors to the region simply ‘Must Do’, and have judged a helicopter flight over Mount Taranaki number one. More >>

What are Taranaki’s best kept secrets?

Thursday, 14 October 2010, 11:57 am | Venture Taranaki

Residents are being asked to rank Taranaki’s top ‘Must Do’ experiences to help visitors sample the region’s best kept secrets. More >>

New board member welcomed

Wednesday, 13 October 2010, 5:35 pm | Venture Taranaki

Venture Taranaki Trust, the charitable trust aimed at growing the Taranaki regional economy, welcomes local businessman and former New Plymouth Mayor Peter Tennent to its Board of Trustees. More >>

One week left before Taranaki Passport expires

Friday, 22 May 2009, 10:44 am | Venture Taranaki

Taranaki residents have just one week left to get their Taranaki Passports stamped at the region’s attractions to be in to win a mystery Taranaki family escape. More >>

Taranaki Passport key to region’s best attractions

Thursday, 12 March 2009, 9:28 am | Venture Taranaki

A new Passport to Taranaki’s top visitor attractions has proven popular since its launch on Taranaki Anniversary Weekend. More >>

Taranaki Scores Big!

Wednesday, 1 August 2007, 11:30 am | Venture Taranaki

One of the world’s greatest names in entertainment is coming to the TSB Bowl of Brooklands, New Plymouth on December for a one-off exclusive New Zealand concert appearance. More >>

Blockbuster movies - Where to now for NZ?

Wednesday, 25 February 2004, 5:39 pm | Venture Taranaki

New Zealand must remain a competitive and attractive market for international film makers if it wants to reap major economic benefits, according to a report released today. More >>

Taranaki reaps rewards of "The Last Samurai"

Wednesday, 25 February 2004, 5:39 pm | Venture Taranaki

The Tom Cruise movie "The Last Samurai" directly injected nearly $90 million into the New Zealand economy, with more than half captured by the Taranaki region. More >>


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