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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

Can Tauranga Replicate Boulder? – Part 3 (The Role of a University)

In my last related post, I talked about the role of Local Government in helping build an entrepreneurial eco-system in Tauranga and the wider Bay of Plenty. Today, I am focusing on the role of tertiary education and specifically how a University campus can help introduce new talent and new energy into a start-up community. Right now, I am thinking [...]

By |April 25th, 2014|Tauranga|2 Comments