At Venture Taranaki, we understand it can be daunting to start up a new business so we are there for all those taking the plunge.


Venture Taranaki works with many businesses from all sectors, of all sizes, and at all stages of development.


Whatever your innovation challenge, a Venture Taranaki Business Advisor can point you in the right direction.

Business news

Taranaki food companies make final cut

Idea Summit Taranaki 2018 finds winning business idea

Well done to all finalists and a huge congratulations to Letitia and James from Yonder, who won the top prize.

Business events

Spring Panel: leading the way
Thu 20 Sep, 5:30 p.m.
20/09/2018 5:30:00 p.m. 20/09/2018 7:30:00 p.m.

Novotel New Plymouth

Spring Panel: leading the way

Farming women: interactive session
Tue 25 Sep, 11:30 a.m.
25/09/2018 11:30:00 a.m. 25/09/2018 2:00:00 p.m.

Rugby Club Rooms Rahotu

Farming women: interactive session

What the tax?! FREE EVENT
Tue 25 Sep, 4:30 p.m.
25/09/2018 4:30:00 p.m. 25/09/2018 6:30:00 p.m.

Level 3, 109-113 Powderham Street, New Plymouth

What the tax?! FREE EVENT

Wages Law
Wed 26 Sep, 9:00 a.m.
26/09/2018 9:00:00 a.m. 26/09/2018 4:00:00 p.m.

Auto Lodge Motor Inn, Devon Street East, New Plymouth

Wages Law


Taranaki Trends

Taranaki Trends is a six-monthly collection of recent facts and figures about the region and its performance, produced by Venture Taranaki to help inform business decisions.

Taranaki Business Survey

Venture Taranaki has been conducting the Taranaki Business Survey since last century, providing a long-running snapshot of business confidence in the region.