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Venture Taranaki Report Shows 207,000 Hectares Of Taranaki Land Suitable For Horticulture

Tuesday, 1 December 2020, 9:35 am | Venture Taranaki

Venture Taranaki has released an assessment on Taranaki’s land and climate, which provides an overview of our region’s growing capability, and the opportunity to help meet long-term goals of building diversity, value, sustainability, and market ... More >>

Venture Taranaki Launch “PowerUp” To Support Entrepreneurship Within The Region

Thursday, 19 November 2020, 12:30 pm | Venture Taranaki

In a fitting part of Global Entrepreneurship week, Venture Taranaki have launched PowerUp, a range of support services and activity focused on fostering and nurturing entrepreneurship in Taranaki. PowerUp is driven by three key initiatives, Grow, Tell ... More >>

Venture Taranaki Announce New Zealand Offshore Wind Forum

Friday, 13 November 2020, 9:55 am | Venture Taranaki

Venture Taranaki, together with sponsors Ara Ake and WITT, are presenting a New Zealand Offshore Wind Forum this December. Consisting of a pre-cursor online webinar and an in-person event, the forum will bring together speakers and perspectives from ... More >>

Stats NZ Release Unemployment Rates For The September 2020 Quarter

Thursday, 5 November 2020, 1:52 pm | Venture Taranaki

Stats NZ have released the unemployment rates for the September 2020 quarter. The figures show the number of unemployed people in New Zealand rose to 37,000 to reach 151,000. This brings unemployment to 5.3% due to COVID-19. Although nationally unemployment ... More >>

Latest Taranaki Trends Released – Summer 2020

Friday, 23 October 2020, 12:54 pm | Venture Taranaki

The 2020 Summer edition of Taranaki Trends, produced by Venture Taranaki, is now available. The data set and metrics presented in this edition are the first to come through since the COVID-19 pandemic first reached New Zealand, making this edition ... More >>

Venture Taranaki Launch ‘Taranaki – Just Around The Corner’ Domestic Tourism Campaign

Tuesday, 20 October 2020, 5:48 pm | Venture Taranaki

This week, Venture Taranaki launched its domestic campaign, designed to attract visitation to the region. The digital campaign ‘Taranaki – Just around the corner’ is set to encourage out-of-town visitation to support the region’s COVID-19 recovery ... More >>

Major Milestone Reached For Taranaki 2050 Roadmap

Friday, 4 September 2020, 11:32 am | Venture Taranaki

Venture Taranaki have published the final Transition Pathway Action Plans (TPAPs) as part of the Taranaki 2050 Roadmap, completing the action planning stage of the programme and adding momentum to the work already underway with implementation. The ... More >>

New Report Projects COVID-19 Impacts On Taranaki Economy

Thursday, 30 April 2020, 1:45 pm | Venture Taranaki

A new forecast for Taranaki’s regional economy for the next 12 months finds the economic impacts of COVID-19 will create the greatest economic shock in living memory, and could have a significant impact on the region. The report, commissioned by Venture ... More >>

Taranaki Businesses See Big Impact From COVID-19

Thursday, 23 April 2020, 4:33 pm | Venture Taranaki

A Venture Taranaki survey of the Taranaki region’s enterprises has found that more than 70% are concerned about the impact of COVID-19 on their business activity, and 80% have accessed government support packages. Common themes that emerged from ... More >>

Venture Taranaki to continue to grow Curious Minds

Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 9:13 am | Venture Taranaki

The Curious Minds Participatory Science Platform has supported 39 community science projects throughout Taranaki, across 16 science and technology disciplines. That number is set to increase with an extension to the programme announced this week. ... More >>

Venture Taranaki welcomes appointment of two new directors

Friday, 18 October 2019, 2:21 pm | Venture Taranaki

Venture Taranaki Trust (VTT) has welcomed Dr Joanna Breare and Gillian Cagney to the regional promotion and development agency’s governance team. Joanna is the Chief Executive of Todd Energy and Gillian is the Chief Executive of Worley New Zealand. More >>

Roadmap to Taranaki’s success in low-emissions future

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 9:49 am | Venture Taranaki

The Taranaki 2050 Roadmap will help the region’s communities, enterprises, and residents navigate New Zealand’s shift to the low-emissions economy of the future, while ensuring the important aspects of life in Taranaki can be shared by everyone. More >>

Taranaki’s transition to a low-emissions economy

Friday, 21 June 2019, 9:32 am | Venture Taranaki

Venture Taranaki has welcomed the announcement of a joint venture that will see a $50 million green hydrogen development in South Taranaki. More >>

New Energy Development Centre funding announcement welcomed

Thursday, 9 May 2019, 9:56 am | Venture Taranaki

Taranaki’s business and civic leadership have welcomed the Government’s commitment to funding and support to enable the establishment of the National New Energy Development Centre, stating that it is a significant step in New Zealand’s transition to a ... More >>

Kids’ ideas sought for roadmap to the future

Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 5:04 pm | Venture Taranaki

Getting young people to share their ideas and dreams for the future is behind a new creative competition being run in Taranaki. The Taranaki 2050 Creative Challenge invites children from across Taranaki to draw, write, film and share what they think ... More >>

Six more Taranaki community science projects to launch

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 11:34 am | Venture Taranaki

Six new Curious Minds Participatory Science Platform (PSP) projects will get the go-ahead in the first half of 2019, Venture Taranaki has announced, bringing the number of projects supported in Taranaki to 40 since the programme was launched. More >>

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 >>