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Heavily Subsidised Business Programme - Palmerston North

Tuesday, 26 March 2013, 12:07 pm | Vision Manawatu

Vision Manawatu is offering a unique future focussed business improvement programme that has proven value to small businesses, corporates, local government and NGOs and is now calling for 2013 participants from the Manawatu area. Limited subsidies ... More >>

Vision Manawatu stirs thoughts of selling to the world

Thursday, 14 March 2013, 5:26 pm | Vision Manawatu

Manawatu businesses were privileged to a free seminar held on Tuesday March 5th to inform and educate on the challenges and opportunities of selling internationally. Vision Manawatu, as part of their strategy to support exporters, hosted the seminar ... More >>

Successful Programme is Brilliant for Business

Monday, 25 February 2013, 12:51 pm | Vision Manawatu

The Smart Business Acceleration Programme, a 12 week course offered to local businesses by Vision Manawatu, recently received outstanding praise in a review to determine its success with recent participants. More >>

Sustainability Programme Praised by Local Businesses

Thursday, 31 January 2013, 5:10 pm | Vision Manawatu

An innovative business programme which focuses on educating business owners about strategic sustainable practices in their businesses was praised by participants at the graduation ceremony in Palmerston North last night. More >>

Indonesian Teachers Celebrate Education Programme

Thursday, 6 December 2012, 3:37 pm | Vision Manawatu

12 Indonesian science teachers have graduated from a six week professional development programme in Palmerston North this morning, celebrating their experiences living in Palmerston North and teaching in two local high schools. More >>

War, what is it good for?

Monday, 3 October 2011, 2:29 pm | Vision Manawatu

Absolutely nothing is normally an appropriate reply. But not in the case of the Eco Wars that have been raging for the past few weeks in Palmerston North. Now they’re over, the environment has emerged as the victor and it will soon be time to reward ... More >>

Helping hand for businesses facing challenges

Monday, 9 March 2009, 2:51 pm | Vision Manawatu

A central Regional Employment Summit on Monday April 6th is to provide a key opportunity for business owners to access information to help them get through challenging economic times. More >>

Headline act replaced by Rhombus

Tuesday, 17 February 2009, 5:17 pm | Vision Manawatu

Rhombus is the replacement headline act at Student City Day after Herbs pulled out due to health issues. More >>

New income could help retain skilled staff

Tuesday, 17 February 2009, 4:53 pm | Vision Manawatu

The recent announcement of a $4.3 injection into the Manawatu/Taranaki Wairarapa regions by Housing New Zealand for renovation work will be a boost to local trades employers according to regional labour market strategist Hilary Humphrey. More >>

Berry clever innovators help boost local economy

Tuesday, 20 January 2009, 3:14 pm | Vision Manawatu

Intellectual property from innovative Palmerston North company Just the Berries Ltd is helping to boost the regions economy with its growing exports and international relationships. More >>

Manawatu labour market manager appointment

Friday, 19 December 2008, 2:37 pm | Vision Manawatu

A new job has been created to address issues Manawatu organisations are facing with workforce and skilled labour shortages. More >>

Business Development Director Accredited

Monday, 29 September 2008, 11:23 am | Vision Manawatu

Vision Manawatu’s Elaine Reilly is the 11th economic development practitioner to be accredited by the Economic Development Association of New Zealand. More >>

Manawatu bucks national trend

Friday, 12 September 2008, 2:04 pm | Vision Manawatu

Manawatu’s economic performance remains steady in key sectors despite the downturn being experienced throughout the country, according to Vision Manawatu’s Quarterly Economic Performance report release today. More >>

Tools For Schools

Friday, 12 September 2008, 11:54 am | Vision Manawatu

A Manawatu initiative is poised to go nation-wide to keep teens from missing out on productive working lives and could be the solution politicians are looking for. More >>

Exporters to accelerate ahead

Thursday, 28 August 2008, 5:28 pm | Vision Manawatu

Business people wanting to improve their export operations could soon accelerate ahead of the competition with the help of Vision Manawatu’s new export training programme. More >>

Top rating for business mentor agency

Friday, 22 August 2008, 2:33 pm | Vision Manawatu

An outstanding performance administering the Business Mentors programme sees Vision Manawatu securing a top ranking by independent auditors KPMG. More >>

Vision secures increased R & D funding contract

Friday, 22 August 2008, 11:26 am | Vision Manawatu

More business owners are to benefit now that Vision Manawatu has secured a regional technology partnership with the Foundation for Research, Science and Technology (FoRST). More >>

Manawatu-Wanganui top spot in 2005

Monday, 20 February 2006, 3:57 pm | Vision Manawatu

Manawatu-Wanganui had the strongest rate of economic growth in New Zealand over the 2005 calendar year, according to the National Bank’s regional trends bulletin. The region’s growth was 3.9 percent. More >>

Vision Manawatu reports positive outlook

Thursday, 19 August 2004, 10:24 am | Vision Manawatu

In its twelve monthly report to stakeholders today, Vision Manawatu is upbeat about future economic expansion for the region. More >>

Vision Manawatu Appoints Smart Business Ass. Dir.

Thursday, 13 May 2004, 9:51 am | Vision Manawatu

Smart Business is one of three strategic priorities for Vision Manawatu, the economic development agency for the Manawatu region, which is home base for businesses with a combined worth of $6.2 billion. More >>