News & case studies

Venture Taranaki regularly reports on key events and developments spanning the Trust's performance, regional economic indicators, accolades and developments. You can view the full range of news releases here, or specific news content within each of the sub-sites above.

Browse news releases below (in descending date order), search by keyword/subject or browse by release category. If you have a specific media enquiry scroll to the bottom of the page to get in touch with Venture Taranaki's communications team. 

The hydrogen opportunity for Taranaki

The hydrogen opportunity for Taranaki

Venture Taranaki is managing the implementation of several Tapuae Roa Projects including development of the H2 Taranaki Roadmap. This project is focused on stimulating innovative hydrogen projects and the take-up of hydrogen technologies in Taranaki.

Right time and place for Top Print

Right time and place for Top Print

Natalie Avery and the team at Top Print moved their business to Waitara, and haven't looked back.

General Manager, Transitional Economy appointed

General Manager, Transitional Economy appointed

Regional economic development agency Venture Taranaki, has announced the appointment of Justine Gilliland as the Trust’s General Manager, Transitional Economy.

Hydrogen - future potential for New Zealand

Hydrogen - future potential for New Zealand

Energy executive Andrew Clennett predicts a bright future for Taranaki, and for New Zealand, if this region can successfully diversify to include hydrogen powered motor vehicles, using hydrogen as a fuel for industrial feedstocks, heat power storage or even exporting the most abundant chemical substance in the world.

What is the Provincial Growth Fund?

What is the Provincial Growth Fund?

The Provincial Growth Fund (“PGF”) is a massive opportunity for economic development in regional New Zealand – including Taranaki.

Taranaki food producers take to national stage

Taranaki food producers take to national stage

Six of Taranaki’s innovative niche food producers have teamed up with Venture Taranaki to establish a regional presence at New Zealand’s largest food event - The Food Show - from 26-29 July.

IANZ accredited status for IPL's New Plymouth lab

IANZ accredited status for IPL's New Plymouth lab

IPL has successfully complied with all IANZ accreditation criteria and is being recommended for IANZ accreditation status for their New Plymouth lab. 

Inanga Ora Ki Te Awa O Waitara

Inanga Ora Ki Te Awa O Waitara

Between August and November every year, Taranaki estuaries become inundated with migratory species of juvenile galaxiid and an individual species of net wielding hominoid. The galaxiid are better known as tasty translucent whitebait, and the hominoid as the fishermen trying to catch them. All those gracing the river banks dream of returning home with full buckets. But is this dream a reality?

Stone vs. Metal: the Motunui panels revealed

Stone vs. Metal: the Motunui panels revealed

For over 100 years anthropologists, ethnologists, and wood carvers have been debating if it is possible to tell whether a Māori carving has been done from stone or metal tools.

Maru Wai Matara

Maru Wai Matara

Led by Te Whenua Tōmuri Trust this project worked with Taranaki District Health Board, marae and schools to understand cultural and scientific indicators of river health.

Te Moeone – Growing for the Future

Te Moeone – Growing for the Future

Ngati Tawhirikura Hapu teamed up with horticultural scientists, crop technicians and soil specialists to explore how horticultural science could be used by community and home-based gardens.

Waitara Kaimoana Survey

Waitara Kaimoana Survey

Otaraua Hapu and Waitara Alive conducted a study investigating the presence of kaimoana along the Waitara coastline. Working with marine scientists, members of the community learned how to identify different marine species and what these species mean for the health of our reefs.

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