A majority of Tairāwhiti businesses are small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMEs).
Tairāwhiti will benefit from increasing the diversity, sustainability, and innovation of SMEs.Read more
Tairāwhiti has 6.3 percent of our workforce unemployed compared with 4.1 percent nationally. Our region has 1,300 15 to 24-year-olds who are not in employment or education.
This is not only a significant challenge, it is also a substantial opportunity for economic growth.Read More
The Tairāwhiti Economic Action Plan(TEAP) sets out the strategic priorities and actions for delivering economic transformation for the region. Refreshed in December 2019, the revised document incorporates the priorities and aspirations of Tairāwhiti iwi and contains nine themed action areas.Read more
An event that celebrates the region's resilient and successful businesses and profiles the nominees and the economic diversity of the region over the last 12 months of adversity.Read More
There are over 5,000 businesses in Tairāwhiti.
The Trust has partnered with Infometrics to offer insights into the latest trends and regional data.Read more