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. 

2019 Annual Report released

2019 Annual Report released

Venture Taranaki has released its 2018-2019 Annual Report, a snapshot of its performance over the last year.

VT welcomes 2018 Census release

VT welcomes 2018 Census release

Venture Taranaki has welcomed the initial release of Census 2018 data by Stats NZ, saying the data will provide a valuable resource for the region’s enterprises, and that the population findings are good news for the region.

Hui Mahuru 2019

Hui Mahuru 2019

It was the biggest turnout yet for the first He Toronga Pakihi ki Taranaki networking event of te tau hou.

VT welcomes PGF announcements

VT welcomes PGF announcements

Venture Taranaki Chief Executive Justine Gilliland has welcomed the visit to the region by Regional Economic Development Minister Hon Shane Jones, and the package of announcements of Provincial Growth Fund investments into the region’s economy.

Taranaki secures significant tourism industry conference

Taranaki secures significant tourism industry conference

The national conference of the Tourism Export Council of New Zealand is headed to Taranaki in 2020, after the region emerged the frontrunners in a nationwide competitive bid process.

Idea Summit 2019 winner found

Idea Summit 2019 winner found

Simon Elliott and his business Tri-Tector have taken out top spot in Idea Summit 2019, against some very strong competition.

GM Establishment appointed for NNEDC

GM Establishment appointed for NNEDC

Pamela Walklin has been appointed the General Manager, Establishment, of the National New Energy Development Centre (NNEDC) to be based in New Plymouth.

Taranaki 2050 Roadmap released

Taranaki 2050 Roadmap released

The Taranaki 2050 Roadmap will help the region’s communities, enterprises, and residents navigate New Zealand’s shift to the low-emissions economy of the future, while ensuring the important aspects of life in Taranaki can be shared by everyone.

Taranaki food producers take to national stage

Taranaki food producers take to national stage

Six Taranaki food producers and Venture Taranaki will have a regional presence at New Zealand's largest food event this weekend

Transition to a low-emissions future

Transition to a low-emissions future

It is widely accepted that our region, our nation and our planet must reduce carbon emissions if we are to ensure the prosperity of future generations.

Taste of Taranaki Collective Takes Auckland

Taste of Taranaki Collective Takes Auckland

Six local food producers will be representing the region at the Auckland Food Show 2019.

VT Chief Executive joins national body

VT Chief Executive joins national body

Venture Taranaki Chief Executive Justine Gilliland has been elected to the Board of Economic Development New Zealand (EDNZ), the nationwide body of economic development practitioners.

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