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Venture Taranaki Business Survey Results Show Positive Shift In Business Confidence

Tuesday, 19 December 2023, 3:31 pm | Venture Taranaki

The results of the latest 6-monthly Business Survey by Te Puna Umanga Venture Taranaki, the regional development agency, indicate that respondents are relatively optimistic regarding New Zealand’s economic conditions, this positive shift in sentiment demonstrates ... More >>

Taranaki Gears Up To Welcome The First Cruise Ship Of The Summer

Thursday, 14 December 2023, 2:08 pm | Venture Taranaki

This Sunday marks the beginning of the cruise season for Taranaki, with the region set to welcome its first passengers from Australia, Europe, the USA, and Canada. Leading the charge for the 2023-24 season is the Noordam, a 285m vessel, arriving ... More >>

Western North Island Celebrates Top Three In Tourism Spend Recovery Post-covid

Wednesday, 13 December 2023, 11:48 am | Venture Taranaki

The latest visitor spend statistics released by the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment (MBIE) have revealed strong success for the regions of Whanganui, Taranaki, and Manawatū, claiming the top three spots in visitor spend, showcasing ... More >>

Venture Taranaki Is Calling For Local Entrepreneurs To Apply For The PowerUp Business Ready Programme

Monday, 4 December 2023, 2:58 pm | Venture Taranaki

Te Puna Umanga Venture Taranaki, the regional development agency, is calling for the next wave of individuals with an entrepreneurial mindset, early-stage business or startup, to submit an application to take part in PowerUp Business Ready. Kicking ... More >>

Branching Out’s Growing Trials Across Taranaki Gain Momentum

Wednesday, 15 November 2023, 3:31 pm | Venture Taranaki

Te Puna Umanga Venture Taranaki, the regional development agency for Taranaki, has announced significant progress in its Branching Out project. Six botanical trial sites, each growing a combination of medicinal plant and gin botanical crops, now ... More >>

Taranaki Tourism Sector Witnesses Strong International Visitor Growth

Friday, 3 November 2023, 1:56 pm | Venture Taranaki

The latest tourism stats from the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment (MBIE) have been released, highlighting significant international tourism growth in Taranaki, with an increase of 215% compared to the same period in 2022. This growth ... More >>

Venture Taranaki Launches New Initiatives To Fuel Business Growth

Friday, 13 October 2023, 11:10 am | Venture Taranaki

Te Puna Umanga Venture Taranaki is bringing a new range of free investment-focused workshops and events to help local entrepreneurs achieve business growth. The Regional Development Agency is rolling out a number of activities that will offer practical ... More >>

Regional Cruise Strategy Has Growth And Sustainability As Focus

Friday, 29 September 2023, 9:48 am | Venture Taranaki

In a significant step forward for Taranaki’s burgeoning cruise tourism industry, a comprehensive Taranaki Cruise Strategy has been developed to ensure there is a coordinated, region-wide approach to sustainably grow the business in the region. ... More >>

Taranaki School Students At The Heart Of Scientific-based Investigations Funded By Curious Minds

Wednesday, 9 August 2023, 10:25 am | Venture Taranaki

Te Puna Umanga Venture Taranaki, the regional development agency, has announced four new community-based science projects have secured funding through the Curious Minds Taranaki programme. This brings the total number of projects funded to 76, ... More >>

Venture Taranaki Launch Winter 2023 Trends Data And Explore Future Disruptors And Growth Opportunities

Tuesday, 27 June 2023, 1:59 pm | Venture Taranaki

Taranaki regional development agency, Te Puna Umanga/Venture Taranaki, has launched the Winter 2023 edition of Taranaki Trends. The six-monthly publication explores how our regional economy is tracking and includes key economic indicators for the ... More >>

On The Shortest Day Of The Year, Venture Taranaki Breaks Ground With Branching Out’s Garlic Growing Trials

Thursday, 22 June 2023, 9:32 am | Venture Taranaki

Te Puna Umanga Venture Taranaki, the regional development agency for Taranaki, has launched their Branching Out growing trials with the planting of the first crop, garlic. This milestone marks an important step in the long-term project, which aims ... More >>

PowerUp Business Ready Empowers Local Entrepreneurs

Monday, 12 June 2023, 7:42 pm | Venture Taranaki

Thirteen Taranaki entrepreneurs with big ideas are on their way to success, as the new PowerUp Business Ready programme from Te Puna Umanga/Venture Taranaki kicks off. PowerUp Business Ready is designed to equip aspiring entrepreneurs and early-stage ... More >>

Could Taranaki Be New Zealand’s Next Foodie Mecca?

Wednesday, 31 May 2023, 3:08 pm | Venture Taranaki

Te Puna Umanga /Venture Taranaki, the regional development agency for Taranaki, thinks the region has the right ingredients for success. Taranaki is fast becoming recognised for its vibrant food scene found right around the maunga, supported by ... More >>

Techweek 2023 Returns To Taranaki

Wednesday, 19 April 2023, 11:39 am | Venture Taranaki

Techweek, New Zealand’s most influential technology festival, returns to Taranaki from 13 - 20 May with a variety of events on offer that showcase and celebrate Taranaki and Aotearoa innovations. Curated by Te Puna Umanga/Venture Taranaki, the regional ... More >>

Venture Taranaki Is Calling For Big Thinkers, Startups, And Early-stage Enterprises To Get Business Ready With PowerUp

Wednesday, 12 April 2023, 2:35 pm | Venture Taranaki

Te Puna Umanga /Venture Taranaki, the regional development agency, is calling for individuals with an entrepreneurial mindset, an early-stage business, or an existing startup they’re wanting to take to the next level, to submit an application to ... More >>

Venture Taranaki Is Calling For Landowners To Branch Out In Growing Trials

Wednesday, 29 March 2023, 4:22 pm | Venture Taranaki

Te Puna Umanga / Venture Taranaki, the regional development agency, has put a call out to Taranaki landowners to apply to participate in their Branching Out growing trials, kicking off in Spring 2023. The agency’s Branching Out project, now in ... More >>

Taranaki Insights 2023 - Leading The Conversation For Economic Growth

Thursday, 23 February 2023, 3:17 pm | Venture Taranaki

At today’s Taranaki Insights 2023 event, hosted by regional development agency Te Puna Umanga/Venture Taranaki, guest speaker Dr Ganesh Nana, Chair of the Productivity Commission Te Kōmihana Whai Hua o Aotearoa, emphasised the need to take a long-term ... More >>

Venture Taranaki Announce Six New Curious Minds Projects

Thursday, 2 February 2023, 2:32 pm | Venture Taranaki

Te Puna Umanga/Venture Taranaki, the regional development agency, has announced six new community-based science projects have secured funding through the Curious Minds Taranaki programme. This brings the total number of projects funded to 72, ... More >>

Venture Taranaki Launch Taranaki Trends Summer 2022/23 - Taranaki Economy Steady Against Inflationary Headwinds

Friday, 13 January 2023, 6:43 am | Venture Taranaki

Taranaki regional development agency, Te Puna Umanga/Venture Taranaki, have launched today the Summer 2022 edition of Taranaki Trends. The six-monthly publication explores how our regional economy is tracking and includes facts and figures on the annual ... More >>

Venture Taranaki Working Behind The Scenes To Attract Visitors To Region

Wednesday, 11 January 2023, 3:26 pm | Venture Taranaki

The last two years has seen a huge boost to the usual visitor attraction promotion spend from regional development agency Te Puna Umanga/Venture Taranaki, thanks to external funding from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE). ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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