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Businesses more resilient in lockdown

Local businesses are less concerned about the current lockdown compared to last year's, according to the results of a Trust Tairāwhiti business survey.

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Quarterly Economic Monitor September 2021

Impacts of the Delta outbreak are being felt in Tairāwhiti, with Infometrics data showing economic activity in the September quarter fell by 3.3 per cent.

The latest Infometrics quarterly economic…

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Registrations open for native forest regeneration event

Recloaking the Whenua is an online event focusing on permanent native forest regeneration across Tairāwhiti.

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Local businesses encouraged to complete lockdown survey

Trust Tairāwhiti has launched an online survey to capture the impacts this current lockdown is having on local business owners and operators.

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COVID-19 Business Support

The Government roll out of business support is well underway for those affected by the current COVID-19 Alert Level 4 lockdown, and new information is being released regularly.

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Essential Worker Vaccinations and Financial Support

Today's announcement of the nationwide countrywide lockdown extension is part of the ongoing COVID-19 rollercoaster. We are looking forward to the Monday announcement, where hopefully we will start…

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COVID-19 Alert Level 4

The Government's decision to move all of New Zealand into COVID-19 Alert Level 4 at midnight 17 August 2021 was rapid but not unexpected given we are facing community transmission of the Delta strain.

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Funding confirmed for community facilities

Trust Tairāwhiti will fund up to $15 million towards "early win" sports facility projects, including waka storage facilities at Anzac and Marina Parks and the skatepark redevelopment.

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Annual Report 2021

Trust Tairāwhiti has released its Annual Report 2021, providing a comprehensive overview of its community investments, regional economic development, and wellbeing focus.

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July distributions

Sport Gisborne Tairāwhiti (SGT) was one of the major recipients in the latest Trust Tairāwhiti funding announcement, with $75,000 going towards a shared services pilot programme for up to 10 sporting…

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Trust Tairāwhiti appoints John Clarke as Chair

Trust Tairāwhiti announced today that experienced trustee and former Mayor of Gisborne John Clarke has been appointed new Chair of Trust Tairāwhiti

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Trust Tairāwhiti Economic Development Focus

The release of Trust Tairawhiti's strategic plan, Te Aka Rautaki Ki Te Tau 2026, will provide a strategic focus on economic development, the man leading the region's economic development agency says.

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He Tohu Ora well received at New Zealand Impact Assessment Conference

Erina Hurihanganui and Malcolm Mersham from our Wellbeing and Impact team presented at the annual NZAIA (New Zealand Association of Impact Assessment) conference in Christchurch recently where they…

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Bumper summer season in Tairāwhiti

Tairāwhiti had an excellent summer season as Kiwis unable to travel abroad explored their own backyard.

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Trust Tairāwhiti backs new film and television studio Rāngai

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Trust Tairāwhiti backs new film and television studio Rāngai

The finishing touches are being put on a new film and television studio Rāngai, as it prepares for its first intake of students in July.

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Quarterly Economic Monitor March 2021

Tairāwhiti’s economy took a breath in the March 2021 quarter, following its impressive recovery over the preceding two quarters. According to provisional estimates from Infometrics, the area’s…

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Westpac Tairāwhiti Business Excellence Awards 2021 - Finalists & Presentation and Dinner

Westpac Tairāwhiti Business Excellence Awards Finalists. After a full and robust judging day, the judges are pleased to announce the finalists of this year's Westpac Tairāwhiti Business Excellence…