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TORO Studios to open in Gisborne

Trust Tairawhiti is investing in the region's digital sector backing TORO Studios which will specialise in digital production services from its Tairawhiti base.

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Focus on Employment

Trust Tairāwhiti welcomed Alex Hawea into the new role of Senior Employment Coordinator at the end of 2020.


Trust Tairāwhiti approves more than $600,000 in community funding

Trust Tairāwhiti has approved funding totalling $605,105 in the latest funding decisions of 2021 with distributions aligning with He Rangitapu, He Tohu Ora, the Trust's regional wellbeing framework.

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Pa Wars strengthens whanaungatanga and healthy lifestyles

While the emphasis is on participation, there's no denying the competition was fierce at Pa Wars 2021. The Ngati Porou inter-marae sports festival was bigger and better than ever this year, with 22…

Greenhouse gas emissions and wood processing

Greenhouse gas emissions and wood processing

A Scion report indicates wood processing in Tairāwhiti could more than half greenhouse gas emissions.

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Airport terminal opening

Gisborne's iconic new airport terminal was officially opened on November 4, with several hundred people turning out to celebrate.

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SuperGrans Tairāwhiti Trust

SuperGrans Tairāwhiti is a not-for-profit organisation that is positively impacting our region.

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Mātai is a not-for-profit research centre based in Tairāwhiti Gisborne, focused on enhancing Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).

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Te Tairāwhiti Arts Festival

Trust Tairāwhiti is proud to have supported Te Tairāwhiti Arts Festival 2020.

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Eastland Group and Trust Tairāwhiti take action on climate change

In July 2019 Eastland Group and Trust Tairāwhiti joined the Climate Leaders Coalition (CLC) and now have in place a means for collecting data to measure their greenhouse gas emissions.

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Business support - Regional Business Partners

2020 has been a challenging time for many of our local businesses. However, Trust Tairāwhiti and the local Regional Business Partners (RBP) team are enormously proud of how small and medium…

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Tairāwhiti Economy Shows Resilience

Quarterly economic data released by Infometrics shows the considerable resilience of the Tairāwhiti economy over the June 2020 year.

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Wood investment - does it have Government support?

The Government is confident that the future of the forestry and wood-processing sector will be bright." - Forestry Minister Shane Jones said in a govt article on June 12.

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Manaaki Tairāwhiti and Trust Tairāwhiti present the Gisborne Housing Strategy to Council

From 27 February 2020