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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Results of VT’s COVID-19 Impacts Survey

Results of VT’s COVID-19 Impacts Survey

A Venture Taranaki survey of the region’s enterprises has found that more than 70% are concerned about the impact of COVID-19 on their business activity, and 80% have accessed government support packages.

TECNZ in Taranaki next year

TECNZ in Taranaki next year

Postponement of 2020 TECNZ Conference, to be held in Taranaki

Alert Level 3 date gives certainty

Alert Level 3 date gives certainty

The announcement of the move to Alert Level 3 will help local enterprises

Opinion: There is opportunity in difficulty

Opinion: There is opportunity in difficulty

Covid-19 is presenting a different economic situation to any other we have seen before.

VT welcomes greater Level 3 insight

VT welcomes greater Level 3 insight

Greater definition of life under Alert Level 3 has been welcomed by Venture Taranaki.

Additional business support welcomed

Additional business support welcomed

The Government’s latest measures to support small and medium-sized businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic have been welcomed by Taranaki’s regional development agency Venture Taranaki.

OMV Find good news for regional economy

OMV Find good news for regional economy

The confirmation of a positive result at the end of OMV’s exploration campaign off Taranaki’s coast has been welcomed by regional development agency Venture Taranaki.

Hack the Crisis NZ: Taranaki innovators invited to join a hackathon for the greater good.

Hack the Crisis NZ: Taranaki innovators invited to join a hackathon for the greater good.

In the face of COVID-19, hundreds of startups, innovators and individuals are ready to roll up their sleeves and take part in New Zealand's largest taskforce to Hack the Crisis.

Retail data shows lockdown impact

Retail data shows lockdown impact

Spending down significantly as region goes to level 4.

Hiringa Energy supports offshore wind paper

Hiringa Energy supports offshore wind paper

Study identifies significant offshore wind potential for Taranaki.

VT strengthens team to support region

VT strengthens team to support region

Venture Taranaki has pivoted its operations to support the region, remotely.

Offshore Wind report released

Offshore Wind report released

Offshore wind is an important energy opportunity for the region and the nation.

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