Mentoring something every business should do

Mentoring something every business should do

When Helen Griffiths, owner of Rumpus Room wanted some independent fresh thinking to help her operate and develop her business successfully, she applied for a business mentor through the Business Mentors New Zealand programme run by Venture Taranaki.

The discovery of a lifetime

The discovery of a lifetime

Living in the UK and Europe, Jessica Parker always knew she wanted to return to New Zealand one day, but it was with the birth of their first son that the pull back to New Zealand became a lot stronger.

Making pancakes that fly

Making pancakes that fly

In less than a decade Taranaki-based food manufacturer Van Dyck Fine Foods has carved out a market niche, providing a unique range of crepes, hotcakes and blinis to a rapidly expanding local and global market.

The perfect smoothie, started from scratch

The perfect smoothie, started from scratch

When concussion cut short his aspiring rugby career, Riki Hoeata was forced to look for new opportunities. The challenges of maintaining a nutritious diet while juggling a rugby career and a full-time job opened the door to a new business idea.

Meant to be

Meant to be

When Mariana Melo first arrived in 2005 the only things she knew about New Zealand were that it was safer than her native Brazil, and the address of a backpackers in Auckland.

Time to be athlete and accountant

Time to be athlete and accountant

While the words accountant and athlete don’t often come up in the same sentence, Jed Eden has proven that they're not mutually exclusive terms, particularly when you live in Taranaki.

Reconnecting with the Kiwi dream

Reconnecting with the Kiwi dream

Despite having spent little time in Taranaki, Scott Willson was always impressed by how passionate its locals were, even those that had left the region.

Quiet Achievers

Quiet Achievers

Bremner Music represents the new generation of high value export product and they handle all the manufacturing and production from their workshop in New Plymouth.

More than a mortgage

More than a mortgage

In November 2016 Fiona Blakeley and Jason Reynolds traded the pace of Auckland for the rural lifestyle of Waverley in South Taranaki, and have slotted into a welcoming community and a wonderful lifestyle.

|<  <    1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8    >  >| Pages: 5 of 8