Eastland Group and Trust Tairāwhiti announce plan to sell Eastland Network to fund investment in energy transformation and community wellbeing
Eastland Group and sole shareholder Trust Tairāwhiti say right time to unlock value"from the company"s successful growth to transform for the future. li>Review has identified sale of electricity…
Livestream event for Tairāwhiti Techweek
A livestream event showcasing tech creativity, innovation and opportunities in Tairāwhiti will be held as part of the nationwide Techweek later this month.
Seven local community groups will benefit from grants totalling $59,500 in the latest funding round from Trust Tairāwhiti.
Flood support and advice for businesses
We understand businesses have been impacted by the recent weather events and there is widespread damage, logistical challenges and financial implications for many.
Have your say on the future of Tairāwhiti tourism
The people of Tairāwhiti are invited to have their say on the future of tourism and the visitor economy in this region.
Youthtown takes over Licence to Work Programme
As the Licence to Work (LTW) youth employability programme enters its sixth year in Tairāwhiti, not-for-profit organisation Youthtown will take over the programme from Trust Tairāwhiti.
Quarterly Economic Monitor December 2021
The Tairāwhiti economy saw a robust bounce back in economic activity at the end of 2021.
Provisional estimates from Infometrics point to a 7.1%pa rise in economic activity in the December 2021…
Tairāwhiti business panel discussion online
A business panel discussion about the move into the government's new COVID-19 Protection Framework is now available on the Trust Tairāwhiti website.
Rebuilding tourism under the Covid Protection Framework
East Coast MP and cabinet minister Kiri Allan met with local tourism operators last week to discuss doing business under the new COVID-19 Protection Framework.
A not-for-profit, whānau housing initiative by Hikurangi Enterprises was the biggest recipient in the latest Trust Tairāwhiti funding round.
Christmas events cancelled due to COVID-19
As COVID-19 cases continue to rise around the country, a decision has been made to cancel the inaugural Kirihimete in the Park event and Santa's Grotto in the CBD.
Important COVID-19 announcement
Two wastewater samples in Tairāwhiti have tested positive for COVID-19. There are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Tairāwhiti at this time.
Free Climate Action Workshop for Tairāwhiti businesses
Local businesses looking to reduce their climate footprint are invited to attend a free online Climate Action Workshop next week.
Vaccinations in the workplace made easy
Tairāwhiti businesses and employers can play their part in the national vaccination campaign by making it easy for staff to be well-informed and fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Turanga Health is…
Over $120,000 was awarded to a diverse range of community projects and events in the latest funding round from Trust Tairāwhiti. The recipients demonstrated strong alignments with muka (outcomes) of…
Impacts of permanent carbon farming in Tairāwhiti
A report on the impacts of permanent carbon farming in Tairāwhiti highlights the long-term challenges it may pose for the region, including the potential for significant job losses. Trust Tairāwhiti…
New Eastland Group board appointments
Two new directors have been appointed to the Eastland Group board. Company shareholder Trust Tairāwhiti appointed Hamish Bell and Debbie Birch to the board of the Gisborne-based infrastructure…