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6 August 2016
Rae says he will have better opportunity to promote Tairawhiti in Wellington.
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2 August 2016
Activate Tairawhiti played a key role in research and negotiations for wood processing venture.
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27 July 2016
More than 100 attend Taking Care of Business roadshow.
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18 July 2016
Joint marketing promotion with Air New Zealand could lift economy by more than $5 million.
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2 July 2016
Activate Tairawhiti and Callaghan Innovation bring Lean Appreciation course to Gisborne.
1 July 2016
Labour Party leader Andrew Little meets with Activate Tairawhiti and the Gisborne Chamber of Commerce.
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29 June 2016
Eligible businesses provided with capability development funding.
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25 June 2016
One-stop shop for business help.
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20 June 2016
Employer survey finds three quarters of local businesses engaged in youth employment strategy keen to employ.
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7 June 2016
For the year ended December 2015 the regional economy grew by 4.7 percent.
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7 June 2016
Activate Tairawhiti says it has seen the amount given to local Gisborne businesses rise by $24,000 this year.
7 June 2016
Local exporters have been told China has good intellectual property laws now but a big issue with ‘trademark squatters’.
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25 May 2016
One recommendation is that the strategy should be run by young people.
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18 May 2016
Lower fares expected as national carrier intends to introduce thousands more seats on Auckland and Wellington routes.
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14 May 2016
Trial period for programme to get products to market fast.
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29 April 2016
Identifying gaps and opportunities to get young people into jobs.
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23 April 2016
World-leading digital learning programmes first of kind outside Auckland.
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16 April 2016
Genuinely collaborative approach produces living document to be launched by Government.
8 April 2016
Local business stakeholders working together to make most of the opportunity.
2 February 2016
Eastland Community Trust has approved a $50,000 grant to Activate Tairawhiti to help local businesses grow.
14 January 2016
Rising economic tide has made Gisborne the fourth-fastest growing regional economy.
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17 December 2015
The extra resource means that Gisborne will have an innovation specialist focusing on R&D.
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7 December 2015
Six months into my role is a useful time to take stock of efforts to stimulate economic growth within the region. Encouragingly, some positive economic statistics are being reported.
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23 November 2015
Community leaders delighted that the rocket launching company has chosen this region as its base for space.

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