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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CAM will be missed

CAM will be missed

Taranaki’s regional tourism organisation Venture Taranaki has expressed its dismay at the announcement that a primary source of tourism performance and benchmarking data is to be discontinued, just weeks after the Government committed to better research for the industry.

Hui Paenga-whāwhā 2019

Hui Paenga-whāwhā 2019

Our final hui for the year was held at the TSB Showplace, a refresher on business services.

Hui Huitanguru 2019

Hui Huitanguru 2019

Hosts Shane and Tessa Wallacehoskin had their manuhiri on the mat at Local Impact Martial Arts Studio for the February hui.

Hydrogen JV shows Taranaki’s transition to a low-emissions economy

Hydrogen JV shows Taranaki’s transition to a low-emissions economy

Venture Taranaki has welcomed the announcement of a joint venture that will see a $50 million green hydrogen development in South Taranaki.

Budget positive for Taranaki

Budget positive for Taranaki

The Wellbeing Budget offers some steps in the right direction for Taranaki’s economy and its communities says the region’s development agency.

New Zealand Tourism Strategy welcomed

New Zealand Tourism Strategy welcomed

Venture Taranaki, the agency tasked with growing Taranaki’s visitor industry, has welcomed the release of the New Zealand Tourism Strategy by Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis, stating it wants to work with government to make sure Taranaki beneficially leverages this growing sector.

VT and Chamber partner for regional growth

VT and Chamber partner for regional growth

Two Taranaki business growth agencies have teamed up, with Venture Taranaki becoming a key regional partner of the Taranaki Chamber of Commerce.

Taranaki 2050 Draft Roadmap to a low-emissions future released

Taranaki 2050 Draft Roadmap to a low-emissions future released

The vision for the Taranaki region in a low-emissions economy has been released, bringing together the voices of more than a thousand people.

New Energy Development Centre funding announcement welcomed

New Energy Development Centre funding announcement welcomed

Taranaki’s business and civic leadership have welcomed the Government’s commitment to funding and support to enable the establishment of the National New Energy Development Centre, stating that it is a significant step in New Zealand’s transition to a low-emissions economy while leveraging the expertise that exists in Taranaki.

Youth to take stage for Taranaki’s future

Youth to take stage for Taranaki’s future

Three Taranaki school students will take to the stage at the Just Transitions Summit in New Plymouth on 9-10 May for a discussion with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on the future of the region in a low-emissions economy.

Could you be the next great start-up success?

Could you be the next great start-up success?

After winning local incubator competition Idea Summit in 2018, tourism chat-bot start-up Yonder appear to be on a winning streak. Could you be sitting on this year’s winning business idea?

Awesome local lineup for Techweek 2019

Awesome local lineup for Techweek 2019

New Zealand’s largest technology and innovation event returns to Taranaki from Monday 20 – Sunday 26 May, with more than a dozen events right around the mountain to help showcase and celebrate technology.

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