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.

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Another Gold for Juno Gin

Another Gold for Juno Gin

Taranaki gin distiller Juno Gin has walked away with a gold medal at the inaugural 2019 New Zealand Spirits Awards.

Latest Taranaki Trends released

Latest Taranaki Trends released

Venture Taranaki’s latest Taranaki Trends publication is available now, presenting an easily digestible snapshot of regionally-focused data spanning a range of industries and sectors.

Roadmap to establish Taranaki hydrogen economy released

Roadmap to establish Taranaki hydrogen economy released

Media Release: Hiringa Energy, New Plymouth District Council, and Venture Taranaki

Boosting future foods

Boosting future foods

The concept of a Future Foods hub to supercharge the growth of the region’s food industry is currently under investigation as one of the Tapuae Roa priority projects.

Taranaki’s first export map launched

Taranaki’s first export map launched

Venture Taranaki has just completed the first ever in-depth analysis of the region’s exporters and found that Taranaki businesses are selling products into 76 countries, and that the value of exports is growing.

Taranaki Honey Company Collective update

Taranaki Honey Company Collective update

The Taranaki Honey Company Collective is an industry group made up of the region’s commercial honey producers, and meets regularly to grow the industry, its businesses and those that are providing added-value products.

Taranaki Region at a Glance

Taranaki Region at a Glance

Venture Taranaki and Infometrics present a snapshot of the regional economy in 2018

The beginning of Juniper Witbier

The beginning of Juniper Witbier

A plan hatched in the thick of the action at the Auckland Food Show has reached a very successful fruition, thanks to an enterprising student and a little support from Callaghan Innovation.

Tapuae Roa: Speeding up the food sector

Tapuae Roa: Speeding up the food sector

Four major food projects, as well as three smaller projects, have been announced as part of the Major Regional Food Opportunities initiative.

Who let the dogs out?

Who let the dogs out?

Summer is a great time to spend time with family, friends and of course ‘man’s best friend’, the pooch. Venture Taranaki and economic consultancy Infometrics have compiled some regional data about dogs sourced from the Department of Internal Affairs.

Hui Hakihea 2018

Hui Hakihea 2018

Our ropu enjoyed sunshine and manaakitanga at the whare of Taranaki Iwi on 6 December, for our final networking hui of 2018.

Tapuae Roa - Food Futures to the fore

Tapuae Roa - Food Futures to the fore

Tapuae Roa, Taranaki’s regional economic development strategy, identified our region’s food industry as one of the four futures with strong growth potential. Accelerating this sector has been the focus of much activity over recent months.

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