EMA – Employers Forum Invite

2019-05-14T20:51:33+00:00May 14th, 2019|Business, Education, Export, Investment, Lifestyle|

AN INTERACTIVE SESSION ADDRESSING KEY EMPLOYMENT MATTERS A FREE EVENT - ROTORUA - Click here for full details and to register DATE: Wednesday 22 May 2019 TIME: 10am – 12pm LOCATION: Distinction Hotel, 390 Fenton Street, Rotorua ROOM: Cards Room (Sala Street side) Local Attraction - Brent Macdonald, MSD Hear about the latest services and resources [...]

Westpac Business Growth Grants 2019

2019-05-14T20:51:57+00:00May 14th, 2019|Business, Education, Investment, Lifestyle|

DO YOU WANT TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS? Westpac Business Growth Grants are back for the 5th year.   Applications now open. The Westpac Business Growth Grants are part of Westpac's way of helping upcoming Kiwi businesses reach their potential. If you have ideas and a clear plan to grow your business, then Westpac want to help.  It [...]

Mana in Mahi – Strength in Work

2019-05-14T20:52:25+00:00May 14th, 2019|Business, Education, Investment, Lifestyle|

Mana in Mahi offers wage subsidy to employers Employers can receive a wage subsidy to help with the cost of hiring a young person and supporting them to learn new skills and gain qualifications through the Ministry of Social Development Mana in Mahi initiative. “Mana in Mahi provides financial support through a wage subsidy paid for 12 [...]

Tourism New Zealand announce new Chair & Deputy

2019-05-14T20:52:45+00:00May 14th, 2019|Business, Digital, Export, Lifestyle, Tourism|

Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis has announced the appointment of Jamie Tuuta as Chair of the Tourism New Zealand Board and Roger Sharp as Deputy Chair.  The appointments were announced at the inaugural Qualmark 100% Pure New Zealand Experience Awards at Parliament last night. Board Chair, Jamie Tuuta Tourism New Zealand Chief Executive Stephen England Hall [...]

Top 5 Energy Breakthroughs (2019-2024)

2019-05-14T20:52:59+00:00May 14th, 2019|Business, Digital, Education, Export, Investment, Lifestyle|

Peter Diamandis The energy industry is being aggressively disrupted by converging exponential technologies. In just five days, the Sun provides Earth with an energy supply exceeding all proven reserves of oil, coal, and natural gas.  Capturing just 1 part in 8,000 of this available solar energy would allow us to meet 100 percent of our [...]

Kāhui Māori Fashion Collective – China Hīkoi

2019-05-15T21:44:50+00:00May 14th, 2019|Business, Creative, Education, Export, Fashion, Investment, Lifestyle, Tourism|

Written by Missy Armstrong, Poutama Business Adviser “The NZ Fashion industry can be extremely isolating and is not known for kindness and sharing, I wanted to have a go at changing that culture” Kiri Nathan.  Following the success of the China Hīkoi 2017, Kiri Nathan led a second delegation of 8 emerging Māori fashion brands [...]