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About Venture Taranaki

Venture Taranaki works in collaboration with private enterprise, industry, community and government agencies to connect investors with investment opportunities.

For a confidential discussion on the opportunities available in the Taranaki region, contact Venture Taranaki's investment specialist Stephanie Laird on +64 (0)6 759 5150 or via email

Other Support Available

Venture Taranaki is equipped with knowledge and tools to help enterprises of all stages and scales to succeed.

Whether you’re at idea-stage or established and looking to expand, Venture Taranaki offers services, resources and connections that could help. What’s more, almost all of our services are free.

Venture Taranaki can assist you by:

 •  offering a free, confidential and commercially neutral point of contact for investors to discuss ideas and obtain information and referrals

 •  providing free business start-up clinics, networking events, information, and assistance with R&D funding

 •  providing entry to training/capability building grants, exporter and industry cluster groups such as food, energy, and engineering

 •  enabling access to business mentors, feasibility studies and regional economic market intelligence

 •  drawing on extensive regional intelligence products and services.

International investor partners with New Zealand hydrogen company

International investor partners with New Zealand hydrogen company

Taranaki hydrogen company, Hiringa Energy, and global trading and investment enterprise, Mitsui & Co have signed a strategic alliance to jointly pursue commercial hydrogen-related projects in New Zealand.

Researchers develop way to disinfect PPE for potential reuse

Researchers develop way to disinfect PPE for potential reuse

Researchers have received funding of $1.3m to put in place a mobile solution to disinfect and potentially reuse personal protective equipment (PPE), demonstrating the research capability of New Plymouth

Strong sales growth sees New Plymouth patio shelter company target Australia

Strong sales growth sees New Plymouth patio shelter company target Australia

Small New Plymouth company, Flexiroof, is looking to expand to Australia after recent strong sales growth, said sales manager Simon Moore (right) pictured with production manager Henry Salman