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Promote your business to International Students

Promote your business to International Students

Venture Taranaki in conjunction with the regional ‘International Education Taranaki’ cluster (seven regional education providers) are putting together welcome packs for international students and developing specific pages on the regional website.

Eight more Taranaki community science projects to go ahead

Eight more Taranaki community science projects to go ahead

A further eight community-led science projects have been green-lit under the Participatory Science Platform (PSP) pilot, locally known as Curious Minds Taranaki.

Venture Taranaki Trust welcomes new Board appointments

Venture Taranaki Trust welcomes new Board appointments

Venture Taranaki Trust, the regional development agency for the Taranaki region, has welcomed the appointment of Steve Maharey, Hinerangi Raumati-Tu’ua and David Downs to its Board of Trustees, following the approval of the Trust’s owners New Plymouth District Council.

Is it time for your business to get Lean?

Is it time for your business to get Lean?

LEAN is a business model that simply means you run your business as ‘lean’ as possible – eliminating waste, saving time, cutting costs and increasing quality. Lean businesses have been proven to have higher productivity, profitability and competitiveness.

Food Futures II: Stepping up to the Plate

Food Futures II: Stepping up to the Plate

The successful Food Futures conference returns, with a focus on growing Taranaki's food production sector.

Taranaki businesses now have opportunity to launch

Taranaki businesses now have opportunity to launch

Taranaki’s innovative entrepreneurs and businesses have a new path to launch with the establishment of the Taranaki Investment Group Incorporated.

Taranaki's the world's second best destination

Taranaki's the world's second best destination

Global travel experts Lonely Planet have judged Taranaki one of the top regions to visit in 2017.

Student Summer Internship a win-win for Armatec and Lemual Chand

Student Summer Internship a win-win for Armatec and Lemual Chand

Wintec Batchelor of Engineering student Lemual Chand knows more about the conductivity of carbon fibre than most professional engineers.

Mentoring something every business should do

Mentoring something every business should do

When Helen Griffiths, owner of Rumpus Room wanted some independent fresh thinking to help her operate and develop her business successfully, she applied for a business mentor through the Business Mentors New Zealand programme run by Venture Taranaki.

Venture Taranaki Chair Awarded Fellowship

Venture Taranaki Chair Awarded Fellowship

The Chair of Venture Taranaki Trust Robin Brockie has been awarded a Fellowship by Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

New publication lifts lid on Taranaki's food production

New publication lifts lid on Taranaki's food production

Despite employing more than 4300 people and contributing over $340 million, Taranaki's food production often flies beneath the radar. Until now that is.

VT Chief Executive receives Distinguished Service Award

VT Chief Executive receives Distinguished Service Award

VT Chief Executive Stuart Trundle has received recognition from his peers with the receipt of a Distinguished Service Award (DSA) for his services to regional economic development in New Zealand.

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