A collaborative effort to move 10 long-term solo parent beneficiaries back into the workforce has been a great success...
7 September 2017
Plans to make the National Aquarium an unforgettable experience have been unveiled, supported by Weta Workshop and Air New Zealand. Napier City Council shared further details of its plan to expand the aquarium on Marine Parade in Napier which will generate jobs, grow the local economy and contribute to marine science research, education and conservation. The expansion will cost a total of $45m, with a $7m investment from NCC over three years and the balance sought through a mix of public and private investment.
28 August 2017
Increasing the number of people with a driver's licence is a pragmatic way to help improve pathways to and through employment. So it's not surprising that increasing the number of licenced drivers is an important action in Matariki - Hawke's Bay Regional Economic Develop Strategy (HBREDS), a long-term plan to grow jobs across the region, increase household incomes and raise Hawke's Bay economic performance into the top quarter of New Zealand regions.
28 August 2017
A Māori video series called Māia which aims to inspire rangatahi Māori (youth) to reach big with their dreams features two successful Napier businesses. Owners and staff from the CBD’s Hapī Café – Clean Kai Co-Op and Aroha and Friends in Ahuriri shared their career success stories in the seven-part video series released last week by the Tertiary Education Commission.
22 August 2017
After 30 years on a benefit, Carol Te Nahu now has a job thanks to a new private/public training partnership for local job-seekers.
16 August 2017
A year after the launch of the Hawke’s Bay economic development action plan (Matariki), the people behind it say Gisborne will benefit from Wairoa’s location, straddling two regional action plan areas.
2 August 2017
The biggest plan for regional prosperity is off to a good start but its long-term governance is yet to be finalised...
1 August 2017
Ngāti Kahungunu's new general manager Chrissie Hape has her roots firmly set in Hawke's Bay, being born and bred in Hastings.
1 August 2017
Matariki, Hawke’s Bay’s progressive plan for regional prosperity, is gaining momentum.
Launched a year ago this week (on 27 July 2016) Matariki – Hawke’s Bay Regional Economic Development Strategy (HBREDS) was the result of collaborative efforts by businesses, Iwi, councils and government agencies to produce a plan aimed at diversifying and growing the region’s economy by increasing jobs and household incomes.
25 July 2017
The drive to make Hawke’s Bay the country’s most innovative region has not slowed a year on from the kick-off of an inspired Government-supported plan. Matariki – Hawke’s Bay Regional Economic Development Strategy was launched last year, with the aim of ensuring: ‘Every household and every whānau is actively engaged in, contributing to and benefiting from, a thriving Hawke's Bay economy’.
19 July 2017
Hawke’s Bay is set to directly benefit from a $50 million cash injection announced by the Government on Wednesday to help at-risk young people into employment or training.
The region shares a slice of the investment along with three other regions including Northland, the Eastern Bay of Plenty and East Coast over a four year period. Each region has been targeted by the Government as having a higher proportion of young people at risk of long-term unemployment. The investment into Hawke’s Bay supports the already extensive action plan being delivered under ‘Matariki’ - the Regional Economic Development Strategy (REDS).
17 July 2017
TechTalks, a new business event focusing on digital innovation, is a showcase of current and future technology where industry experts and local businesses share their technology stories. Taking place next Wednesday (31 May) at the Hawke’s Bay Business Hub, the line-up of speakers includes digital ‘start-up queen’ Jenene Crossan, technology veteran Aaron McDonald and Waikato University’s Professor Mike Duke. Another exciting element of the event is a presentation about a new travel app called UShare, says Organiser Carolyn Neville, Marketing & Operations Manager at Business Hawke’s Bay/Hawke’s Bay Business Hub.
26 May 2017
Hawke’s Bay-born Dr Alister King has returned to the region to take up a role as Programme Manager for Matariki – Hawke’s Bay Regional Economic Development Strategy (HBREDS). Based at the Hawke’s Bay Business Hub in Napier, Dr King’s decades of varied work experience and tertiary study have equipped him well for the newly-established position which oversees implementation of Matariki’s action plan. The Matariki action plan is the culmination of over two years of consultation with a large number of regional stakeholder groups including Iwi, Councils, central Government, business leaders and the local community.
24 May 2017
Disclaimers and Copyright
While every endeavour has been taken by the Napier City Council to ensure that the information on this website is accurate and up to date, Napier City Council shall not be liable for any loss suffered through the use, directly or indirectly, of information on this website. Information contained has been assembled in good faith. Some of the information available in this site is from the New Zealand Public domain and supplied by relevant government agencies. Napier City Council cannot accept any liability for its accuracy or content. Portions of the information and material on this site, including data, pages, documents, online graphics and images are protected by copyright, unless specifically notified to the contrary. Externally sourced information or material is copyright to the respective provider.
© Napier City Council - www.website.co.nz / /