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Future Looks Bright for Sustainable Development

Friday, 9 May 2008, 11:37 am | Regional Development

For immediate release: 9 May 2008 Eighty key influencers from the Bay of Plenty discussed the way forward for sustaining and growing our regional economy in Rotorua on Tuesday. More >>

Investing in people pays bottom line benefits

Tuesday, 22 March 2005, 4:30 pm | Regional Development

New Zealand manufacturing must change from a culture of fix when it’s broken to one of proactive maintenance if industry wants to become more profitable. More >>

Writing the story of Kiwi success

Tuesday, 22 March 2005, 3:47 pm | Regional Development

Working in a bicultural business environment at home gives New Zealanders a head start when it comes to breaking into overseas markets, says exhibition creator Steve La Hood. More >>

Picking the best of the bunch in the Hawke’s Bay

Tuesday, 22 March 2005, 3:17 pm | Regional Development

Hawke’s Bay fruitgrowers are meeting the challenges of staff shortages for the 2005 summer harvest by using the internet to pick the best New Zealand – and the world – has to offer. More >>

Turning disadvantages into international success

Monday, 21 March 2005, 11:35 am | Regional Development

Turning disadvantages into international success New Zealanders should not be apologetic about the limitations that come with being a small country removed from the hub of world activity, says David Trubridge. More >>

Guardian angels of regional growth

Monday, 21 March 2005, 10:50 am | Regional Development

New Zealand entrepreneurs need to be certain their businesses are ready to be invested in before they seek angel investors, says a Ministry of Economic Development researcher. More >>

New Zealand needs to be more than an outpost

Monday, 21 March 2005, 10:08 am | Regional Development

New Zealand needs to take action to reverse the shortfall of people with technical skills to keep overseas dollars flowing into the country, says the former head of Montana Wines. More >>

Hawke's Bay: Food comes to life

Wednesday, 16 March 2005, 11:46 am | Regional Development

Hawkes Bay will the toasting the Prime Minister at the Regional Development Conference next week……..literally. More >>

Future for regions under focus at conference

Wednesday, 9 February 2005, 2:55 pm | Regional Development

Delegates are stepping up to the challenge of shaping their region’s future, with strong early interest in next month’s Regional Development Conference in Napier. More >>

Wine-makers joint approach wins export success

Thursday, 25 September 2003, 3:15 pm | Regional Development

In the competitive world of wine-making, vintners will go to great lengths to differentiate their wine from the other bottles in the cellar – but not so in Central Otago. More >>

Taking business into the classroom

Thursday, 25 September 2003, 2:54 pm | Regional Development

New Zealanders are among the world leaders when it comes to starting new businesses – but the number of these businesses that fail within the first five years is also among the highest internationally. More >>

Agency works to keep Nelson affordable for workers

Thursday, 25 September 2003, 10:11 am | Regional Development

Plans are underway to ensure that rising Nelson property values do not result in workers vital to the strength of local industries being priced out of a home. More >>

Regional success from making towns famous

Wednesday, 24 September 2003, 11:51 am | Regional Development

Small towns that want to develop themselves economically could hit the right note by making themselves famous for something. More >>

Traditional views of small town success challenged

Wednesday, 24 September 2003, 11:13 am | Regional Development

One of the main reasons young people are leaving small towns is to further their education, and an Australian regional development expert says that can be seen as a sign of success, not failure. More >>

International experience on show in Timaru

Thursday, 18 September 2003, 10:54 am | Regional Development

Regional economic growth in New Zealand stands to benefit from the lessons learnt overseas which will be highlighted at next week’s Regional Development Conference in Timaru. More >>




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