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. 

New Venture Taranaki Chief Executive named

New Venture Taranaki Chief Executive named

The Board of Venture Taranaki has appointed Justine Gilliland to become the regional development agency’s new Chief Executive.

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.

Startup Taranaki Tourism Event 2018

Startup Taranaki Tourism Event 2018

A picture-perfect mountain, beautiful beaches, rich history and heritage, vibrant art scene, local produce markets, world-famous festivals, a perfect combination of culture and nature. All year round, Taranaki has it all.

Intl education contribution released

Intl education contribution released

International education contributes $50 million to Taranaki’s economy

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.

Idea Summit Taranaki 2018 finds winning business idea

Idea Summit Taranaki 2018 finds winning business idea

Well done to all finalists and a huge congratulations to Letitia and James from Yonder, who won the top prize.

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.

Hui Hereturikōkā 2018

Hui Hereturikōkā 2018

Our friends at Parininihi ki Waitotara put on a great networking hui for our August event.

Taranaki food companies make final cut

Taranaki food companies make final cut

Two Taranaki food startups have made the finals for the NZ Inspire+ Artisan Awards.

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.

Taranaki welcomes new international students

Taranaki welcomes new international students

An event to welcome new international students to the Taranaki region has again proven popular, with a high number of students attending.

Hui Hongongoi 2018

Hui Hongongoi 2018

Our networking event in Te Hāwera with Te Korowai o Ngāruahine was a huge hit.

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