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Heads Of Mission Diplomats Experience 'A Taste Of The Bay' During Local Showcase Tour

Thursday, 9 June 2022, 5:12 am | Priority one

Head of Mission diplomats experience ‘a taste of the Bay’ during local showcase tour As New Zealand’s international borders begin to open, this week’s foreign Heads of Mission diplomat tour of Tauranga comes at a crucial time for the region, ... More >>

Latest technology on show for Bay business people

Thursday, 4 May 2017, 10:36 am | Priority one

Media Release: 4 May 2017: Bay of Plenty business people will have the opportunity to discover the latest innovative technology that could transform their business and underpin its growth at the 2017 Technology for Smarter Business Expo, being held ... More >>

Bay of Plenty firms crowd out NZ Innovation Awards

Monday, 17 October 2016, 10:45 am | Priority one

The who’s who of the most innovative businesses in the country have been recognised with the recent announcement of the finalists in the 2016 New Zealand Innovation Awards. This year four iconic Bay of Plenty companies have been nominated a massive ... More >>

Brett Hewlett new chair of Priority One

Tuesday, 24 November 2015, 2:09 pm | Priority one

MEDIA RELEASE: Tuesday 24 November 2015: Last night Brett Hewlett was elected as the new chair of economic development organisation, Priority One. Brett has spent the last 10 years as the chief executive of global honey and health food company ... More >>

Smart employers know the value of older workers

Thursday, 12 November 2015, 9:48 am | Priority one

MEDIA RELEASE: Thursday 12 November 2015 . As the significant cohort of baby boomers start moving into retirement, particularly from 2018, retaining and employing mature workers will be an increasingly smart solution for businesses in the attraction of ... More >>

Smart employers know the value of older workers

Tuesday, 15 September 2015, 8:44 am | Priority one

Retaining and employing older workers is becoming an increasingly smart solution for businesses in the attraction of skills and talent. Over the coming years there will not only be a decreased labour supply, but a sudden loss in skills and experience ... More >>

Exciting Rangatahi About the Potential of Science

Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 9:44 am | Priority one

MEDIA RELEASE: EMBARGOED UNTIL 9am, Wednesday 1 April 2015 . Two Te Reo Māori land and water based science resources are being launched today at a special event hosted by Māori language secondary school, Te Wharekura o Mauao. The science resources, ... More >>

Funding decision game changer for regional economy

Friday, 25 July 2014, 2:33 pm | Priority one

MEDIA RELEASE: Friday 25 July 2014. Economic development organisation, Priority One, is thrilled with yesterday’s announcement by the Tauranga Energy Consumer Trust to provide a funding contribution of $15 million towards the proposed tertiary ... More >>

Enhanced tertiary and research provision

Thursday, 10 July 2014, 12:43 pm | Priority one

Economic development agency Priority One is championing the development of a new Tauranga city centre tertiary and research campus, which will create a step change in the Bay of Plenty region’s economy. More >>

Latest technology on show for Bay business people

Monday, 26 May 2014, 9:59 am | Priority one

Bay of Plenty business people will have the opportunity to discover the latest innovative technology that could transform their business and underpin its growth at the 2014 Technology for Smarter Business Expo, being held in Tauranga on Thursday 29 May. More >>

Entrepreneur Ian Taylor Addresses Priority One AGM

Friday, 15 November 2013, 11:38 am | Priority one

Around 150 business and civic leaders attended Priority One’s Annual General Meeting last night to receive an update on activities underway to stimulate the economy and hear from guest speaker Ian Taylor, inventor, entrepreneur and CEO of Dunedin-based ... More >>

Education Tauranga targets international students

Thursday, 26 September 2013, 9:14 am | Priority one

A new strategy aimed at boosting the international student numbers in the Bay of Plenty could pay significant economic and social dividends for Tauranga and the Western Bay of Plenty. More >>

Funding decisions will be game changers for regional economy

Thursday, 22 August 2013, 12:16 pm | Priority one

Economic development organisation, Priority One, is thrilled with today’s announcement by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council to provide a funding contribution to four projects that have the ability to significantly transform the region’s economy. More >>

Instep Young Leaders Prioritise Tertiary

Tuesday, 21 May 2013, 10:38 am | Priority one

Students from nine secondary schools in Tauranga and the Western Bay of Plenty gathered for a working breakfast yesterday to help shape and plan the future of their community. More >>

Western Bay Entrepreneur Appointed to Priority One Board

Thursday, 9 May 2013, 12:31 pm | Priority one

conomic development organisation, Priority One, has announced the appointment of Western Bay of Plenty entrepreneur Steve Saunders to its board. More >>

Tauranga Draws Domestic And International Manufacturers

Thursday, 9 May 2013, 9:17 am | Priority one

Since launching The Tauranga Business Case campaign, Priority One has attracted a significant number of exciting businesses to the region – including Australian based manufacturer FSP Holdings Pty Ltd. More >>

Innovative Work Space Launched to Support Entrepreneurs

Wednesday, 31 October 2012, 1:50 pm | Priority one

PRESS RELEASE: Wednesday 31 October 2012: An innovative new work space has opened in Tauranga’s city centre to support early-stage entrepreneurs. Established by Priority One, Ignition aims to foster innovation by providing a co-working space ... More >>

Technology for Smarter Business Expo

Wednesday, 23 May 2012, 10:08 am | Priority one

Some of the most innovative technology solutions to support businesses will be on display at the free Technology for Smarter Business expo, being held at Baycourt in Tauranga on Thursday 24 May. More >>

Business people get a taste of teaching secondary students

Monday, 18 April 2011, 10:10 am | Priority one

Business people from Zespri, Woods Creative, Catalyst R & D and Locus Research, as well as representatives from the Sustainable Business Network, spent time with local secondary school students outside the classroom last week as part of the 2011 ... More >>

New Appointment to Priority One Board

Tuesday, 21 September 2010, 4:45 pm | Priority one

Frank Aldridge, Chair of economic development organisation Priority One, has announced the appointment of Hemi Rolleston to its Executive Board. Mr Rolleston, who is the Chief Executive of Te Awanui Hukapak Limited, was one of eight candidates standing ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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