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. 

Whenua: Alongside the world's best

Whenua: Alongside the world's best

In late October influential global travel guide Lonely Planet declared Taranaki the second best region in the world to visit.

Whenua: Building capability, building business

Whenua: Building capability, building business

Small business is the heart of New Zealand’s economy, and nowhere is that more true than here in Taranaki.

Whenua: Leading from within

Whenua: Leading from within

Leadership starts with people and it ends with people

Whenua: Stepping up to the plate

Whenua: Stepping up to the plate

Food production adds more than $340 million a year to our regional economy, employs more than 4,300 people, and represents more than half our region’s total manufacturing base.

Beyond PSP for Auroa School

Beyond PSP for Auroa School

Taranaki's Auroa School has put science into action to track a range of animals around the region

Student Internships - adding real value to Taranaki businesses

Student Internships - adding real value to Taranaki businesses

Callaghan Innovation’s 2016/17 R&D Experience grants are now open for applications. The grants allow businesses to increase their R&D capability at minimal cost, using an undergraduate student over the summer break while also supporting students in developing and gaining technical skills in a commercial environment.

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.

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