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Encouraging NZTech’s Regional Outreach – including Tauranga

Today, Jacqui and I will be attending the NZTech AGM. It’s taking place, 2.5 hours’ drive up SH2/SH1, in downtown Auckland. NZTech is the voice of the New Zealand technology sector and its vision is simple – more prosperity for New Zealand through better use of technology. Wharf42 has been a member of NZTech for the past three years and [...]

By |July 21st, 2016|New Zealand|0 Comments

Today’s ‘Doing Business with the USA’ Tauranga Roadshow

UPDATED: The Roadshow starts at 2.30pm today. Just before I hop on the plane this weekend for a few days in Silicon Valley, I am speaking at today's ‘Doing Business with the USA' Tauranga Roadshow. It is being hosted at the ANZ Bank, 247 Cameron Road, Tauranga. If you are based in Tauranga or the Bay of Plenty and do [...]

By |October 20th, 2014|Tauranga|1 Comment

Join the ‘Doing Business with the USA’ Tauranga Roadshow

Just before I jump on the plane next month for a week in Silicon Valley, I have been asked to speak at the ‘Doing Business with the USA Tauranga Roadshow’. It is scheduled to take place at the ANZ Bank, 247 Cameron Road, Tauranga, on Wednesday 22nd October. If you are based in Tauranga or the Bay of Plenty and [...]

By |September 25th, 2014|Tauranga|0 Comments

Updated: The Bay of Plenty Smart Economy Action Group

Updated 6 June 2014: The Hon Steven Joyce visited Ignition and the Bay of Plenty Smart Economy Action Group meeting yesterday. His visit was covered by the Bay of Plenty Times: http://bit.ly/SzaExT Tomorrow, I am giving a presentation and update on the Wharf42 Incubator project to the Bay of Plenty Smart Economy Action Group. The Action Group consists of representatives [...]

By |June 4th, 2014|Tauranga|0 Comments

Tauranga’s Coastal Research Field Station Leads by Example

At last night’s Tauranga Chamber of Commerce BA5, I got a much better insight into the work of the Coastal Research Field Station which was established at Sulphur Point in Tauranga in December 2011.  The field station is led by Professor Chris Battershill, the inaugural Chair in Coastal Science for the Bay of Plenty. The field station positions the region [...]

By |May 8th, 2014|Research & Development, Tauranga|3 Comments