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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 >>

Venture Taranaki Reactive Statement To The Renewables Announcement

Friday, 16 December 2022, 11:08 am | Venture Taranaki

"Venture Taranaki welcomes the release of the consultation document on the development of offshore renewable energy infrastructure by the Minister today. Offshore renewable energy presents a significant opportunity for the Taranaki region, and ... More >>

Taranaki Schools Welcome Plans For New International Education Opportunities Post-COVID

Tuesday, 6 December 2022, 11:20 am | Venture Taranaki

  Strong interest from Taranaki education institutions is set to reinvigorate the region’s international education offering from 2023 onwards. In late October, regional development agency Venture Taranaki hosted an international education sector ... More >>

Venture Taranaki Branching Out Initiative Receives Funding Boost To Commercialise Food And Fibre Opportunities

Friday, 2 December 2022, 10:43 am | Venture Taranaki

Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor has announced today that Venture Taranaki/Te Puna Umanga will receive a $975,000 boost to progress its Branching Out project to commercialise food and fibre diversification opportunities identified by the Regional ... More >>

The Waikato To Taranaki Way Launched Today, A Mighty Road Journey - Like No Other

Thursday, 1 December 2022, 2:33 pm | Venture Taranaki

Venture Taranaki/Te Puna Umanga, the regional development agency, and Hamilton & Waikato Tourism have launched today ‘The Waikato to Taranaki Way’ road journey to encourage visitors and road trippers to discover new experiences while travelling ... More >>

Venture Taranaki Win Innovation And Primary Research Categories At Economic Development NZ Awards

Friday, 14 October 2022, 6:07 am | Venture Taranaki

Last night, Venture Taranaki was acknowledged for excellence in Economic Development, taking out two categories; Best Practice for Innovation, for their PowerUp programme, and Best Practice for Primary Research for the agency’s Branching Out initiative. ... More >>

Venture Taranaki Are Calling For Applications For New Curious Minds Research Projects

Thursday, 15 September 2022, 11:31 am | Venture Taranaki

Applications are now open for community groups to apply for up to 20 thousand dollars of funding to undertake locally relevant research projects through Curious Minds Taranaki. "The core objective of Curious Minds Participatory Science Platform ... More >>

Offshore Wind Opportunity - Venture Taranaki Media Comment

Wednesday, 24 August 2022, 5:47 am | Venture Taranaki

23 August Kelvin Wright, Venture Taranaki, Chief Executive, regarding BlueFloat Energy, Energy State and Elemental Group annoucement today: We welcome this announcement and the prospect of offshore wind in Taranaki to support positive economic and social ... More >>

R&D Experience Grants Set To Support Students And Enterprises This Summer

Monday, 22 August 2022, 10:42 am | Venture Taranaki

Venture Taranaki, in partnership with Callaghan Innovation, is pleased to announce the return of R&D Experience Grants for 2022. The R&D Experience Grant is a New Zealand-wide programme run by Callaghan Innovation, and aimed at connecting ... More >>

Border Milestone For Education Sector Sees Taranaki Welcome Over 70 New International Students

Friday, 5 August 2022, 11:30 am | Venture Taranaki

Taranaki educational institutions are celebrating with the arrival of over 70 international students in region as New Zealand’s borders reopen for offshore education in time for schools’ third term and universities’ second semester. Tertiary institutions ... More >>

Venture Taranaki Appointed As Regional Business Partners For Taranaki Region For 11 Years Running

Monday, 18 July 2022, 5:17 pm | Venture Taranaki

Venture Taranaki have again been appointed the Regional Business Partner for the Taranaki region and look forward to continuing their valued partnership with MBIE and Callaghan Innovation as a part of the Regional Business Partner (RBP) network ... More >>





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