N.Z.'s first digital enablement training for tourism operators, is launched in Whangarei September 26th 2013.
Backed by The Ministry of Communication and Information Technology and The Digital Office of Otago...digital enablement training comes to Northland's Tourism Sector on September 26th '13. see flyer for details
Latest Economic Reviews for Northland, Whangarei, Kaipara and the Far North
Economic Reviews for Northland, Whangarei, Kaipara and the Far North, as at June 2013
Northland companies looking to raise capital
If you are the owner of a small innovative business who is seeking early stage investment or an established company with high growth potential looking for private equity or joint venture investment, this could be an opportunity for you.
Quarterly Economic Review
The latest issue of Northland Economic Quarterly.
New areas up for exploration
The Government is opening up a massive offshore area for oil and gas exploration, bigger than the South Island, and says the prize could be billions of dollars in royalties. But critics are already lining up against the proposed exploration areas, saying they put popular beaches at risk of potential oil spills.
FITEC Merges into Competenz
FITEC is the industry training organisation for forestry, wood manufacturing (sawmilling, wood panels, and pulp and paper), furniture and biosecurity. Competenz is the ITO for manufacturing, engineering and food and beverage industries.
Entries open for PM’s Business Scholarships
Prime Minister John Key says executives looking to expand their international expertise should apply for this year’s Prime Minister’s Business Scholarships, which are now open for applications. The scholarships are designed to build business capability and develop skills, particularly in management and international business leadership.
We bring benefits: Newmont
With the Government's Petroleum and Minerals expected to announce soon which companies have been given exploration permits across Northland, arguments are heating up over benefits to locals from mining. Newmont Waihi Gold says a Northland group opposed to already-permitted mining exploration at Puhipuhi has not
Emerging economies driving growth in food & beverage sector
Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce has today released a report showing growth in the New Zealand food and beverage sector is being driven by the Asia-Pacific region and other emerging economies. The report, an Investor’s Guide to the New Zealand Food & Beverage Industry 2013, says that Asia is now New Zealand’s largest export country destination, accounting for more than 40 per cent of export value.
Forestry markets picked to keep growing
Forestry is going gangbusters, buoyed by the giant Chinese market, with production up 9 per cent in the December quarter, the strongest growth since 1999. Statistics NZ figures, issued yesterday, show forestry and logging activity at the highest levels since the series began in 1987.