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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 >>

New Directors join Venture Taranaki Trust

Tuesday, 22 October 2013, 12:30 pm | Venture Taranaki

Venture Taranaki Trust, the regional development agency for the Taranaki region, has announced the appointment of Barbara Kuriger, Kevin Murphy and Jamie Tuuta to its Board of Trustees, and acknowledged the contributions made by retiring Board ... More >>

Study of economic impact of hydraulic fracturing released

Friday, 14 December 2012, 11:22 am | Venture Taranaki

The practice of hydraulic fracturing has the potential to deliver almost $800 million in annual GDP and over 7,000 jobs under a growth scenario, or fail to deliver $215 million in GDP and up to 2,000 jobs if a moratorium is imposed, a new report has ... More >>

Taranaki – a land of milk and money

Monday, 10 December 2012, 5:14 pm | Venture Taranaki

Taranaki’s economy is surging ahead as the country’s star performer. “We’re a turbo-charged region, economically-speaking” says Stuart Trundle, Chief Executive, Venture Taranaki. More >>

New 2013 Taranaki Visitor Guides hit the shelves, nationwide

Monday, 3 December 2012, 2:25 pm | Venture Taranaki

The 2013 edition of the official Taranaki Visitor Guide will be distributed and on the display shelves this week. This is the third year the AA and Venture Taranaki, have collaborated on this successful publication. More >>

Taranaki turns up the heat on overseas talent attraction

Tuesday, 2 October 2012, 10:16 am | Venture Taranaki

Taranaki’s economy is growing so strongly the region is getting proactive – and creative – in a bid to lure hundreds of skilled workers to the region. More >>

Powerco Taranaki Garden Spectacular

Thursday, 12 July 2012, 3:51 pm | Venture Taranaki

Event Introduction Powerco Taranaki Garden Spectacular - 26 October – 4 November 2012 The annual ten day Powerco Taranaki Garden Spectacular ( formerly the Taranaki Rhododendron & Garden Festival ) showcases some of New Zealand’s most stunning ... More >>

User views on State Highway 3 sought

Thursday, 1 December 2011, 3:08 pm | Venture Taranaki

As part of a major economic development study into State Highway 3, Venture Taranaki is conducting an online survey to get feedback on the route’s impact on business activity and lifestyle decisions. More >>

Taranaki’s Must Do Experiences Found

Monday, 1 November 2010, 11:09 am | Venture Taranaki

Thousands of Taranaki residents and expats have voted on what visitors to the region simply ‘Must Do’, and have judged a helicopter flight over Mount Taranaki number one. More >>