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Budding young entrepreneurs pitch business ideas to judges

Wednesday 22 May

A panel of judges from the Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) is hearing teams of students from six Taranaki high schools present their business ideas.
A special thanks to the sponsors Massey University, TSB Community Trust and TSB for their kind support.

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Venture Taranaki and Taranaki Chamber of Commerce partner for regional growth

Tuesday 21 May

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

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Stadium Vision Reaffirmed As Revised Repair Programme Approved

Tuesday 21 May

The Taranaki Regional Council has reaffirmed its vision for Yarrow Stadium as the country’s premier international-grade regional venue, and has revised the repair and refurbishment programme to reduce the impact on ratepayers.

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Spotlight on New Plymouth - Creating a Vibrant New CBD

Wednesday 15 May

Three articles on the future of New Plymouth's CBD: Creative a Vibrant New CBD; Shop Promotions Play Key Role; Events Add Action, Attraction to CBD.

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The future of New Plymouth's CBD could be more green spaces, more apartments and less traffic

Tuesday 14 May

More green spaces, more people calling it their home and fewer cars getting in their way will help New Plymouth create a vibrant city centre, industry leaders say.

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Long live the Energy Province!

Monday 13 May

The Just Transition National Summit last week was a first of its kind in New Zealand.

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New Plymouth students launch bubble tea business

Monday 13 May

Two Taranaki high school students have launched a bubble tea business and part of this year's Young Enterprise Scheme.

A special thanks to the sponsors Massey University, TSB Community Trust and TSB for their kind support.

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Bring home the ducks but leave the rest behind

Tuesday 7 May

Duck hunters are being reminded to protect their patch this season by taking steps to avoid spreading aquatic pest plants and fish from one waterway to another.

 

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Planning to get underway to enhance South Taranaki Town Centres

Thursday 2 May

This month the South Taranaki District Council (STDC) is taking a roadshow around the district to find out what residents would like to see happen in some of the smaller town centres.

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New Chair for Taranaki Chamber

Wednesday 1 May

The Taranaki Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting was held on Monday.

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Chamber Chat - April

Read our April highlights and what's coming up in May.

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South Taranaki District Council recognised for local government excellence

Wednesday 1 May

South Taranaki District Council’s innovative approach to freedom camping has been awarded the Tompkins Wake Award for Better Regulation and Policy at a Gala Dinner in Auckland.

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May the 4th be with you at Hawera’s Free Comic Book Day

Tuesday 30 April

Move over San Diego because Comic Con is coming to Hawera this Saturday 4 May from 10am till 12:30pm, starting at the town library.

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Waitomo heads west to the Naki

Wednesday 10 April

In response to growing Kiwi demand for low-cost fuel, Hamilton-based fuel supplier Waitomo Group has confirmed it will open a Waitomo Fuel Stop in New Plymouth.

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Council Considers Industrial Park

Wednesday 10 April

The South Taranaki District Council is carrying out a feasibility study into the development of an Industrial Park in the District.

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Cloud tool makes bus options easy

Wednesday 10 April

A new online tool is helping Taranaki people find out how and when they can travel from A to B by bus.

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Water fun becomes important survey topic

A major survey is under way to build a picture of where and how Taranaki people have fun and get their exercise at the region’s beaches, rivers and lakes.

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Zero possum update

Tuesday 2 April

Oākura residents on a mission to eradicate possums from the town are helping catch a possum a day.

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Staples Rodway rebrand reflects growing international opportunities for Kiwi businesses

Monday 1 April

New Zealand, 1 April 2019 – After 70 years providing accounting and business advice to New Zealand businesses, Staples Rodway is reflecting the trend for greater global connections with a new name. 

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