Nelson is Open for Business Following Earthquake

It is business as usual for the Nelson region following the recent earthquakes.   All attractions and activities, including within the ever-popular Abel Tasman National Park, are operational, and accommodation continues to be available throughout, as normal.   Nelson continues to...
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EDA Newsletter April 2016

Inside this issue: What is our regional identity? Finding out how we perceive ourselves as a region and how people outside of Nelson see us is important if we are to determine our regional identity. Focus on migrants’ contribution to the Nelson economy Successfully...
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Co.Starters Promotion – INNOVATE

Fast-track your business idea or take your company to the next level with CO.STARTERS.   CO.STARTERS is a 9-week program that equips aspiring entrepreneurs with the insights, relationships, and tools needed to turn ideas into action and turn a passion into a sustainable and...
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Tracking the Economy

The Nelson Regional EDA has just published the November 2015 edition of the six monthly Tracking the Nelson Regional Economy Report.  This edition continues to focus on specific measures that relate to the Regional-Prosperity – Regional Economic Development Strategy...
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Migrants’ contribution to Nelson economy

Focus on migrants’ contribution to Nelson economy   Successfully attracting and retaining skilled migrants to Nelson is a focus of a new partnership between the Nelson Regional Development Agency (NRDA) and Immigration New Zealand (INZ).   NRDA and INZ have worked...
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Draft Regional Digital Strategy

Digital technology represents both one of the biggest opportunities and challenges for our region. The digital landscape is changing at breathtaking speed, and it’s important to ensure that we are not left behind. The 2013/14 Annual Report highlighted the following...
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Nelson is the fifth fastest growing regional economy, says Infometrics

3 September 2015 Media release for immediate use Nelson is the fifth fastest growing regional economy Economic activity in Nelson is growing at a healthy clip according to Infometrics’ June 2015 quarterly economic monitor and, with improving returns in the broader region’s...
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Keel Laying Ceremony for Shipbuilding Fleet

Nelson ceremony a landmark for the inshore fishing fleet A 17-year-old apprentice took a starring role in a Nelson ceremony to mark a $25-$30 million rejuvenation of New Zealand’s inshore fishing fleet. In accordance with ship-building tradition Jordan Harvey was given the...
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Young Enterprise Trust

Scholarships and Singapore trip the ultimate prize for teen entrepreneurs Eighty teens from around the country are set for a huge weekend at Massey University, with scholarships and six spots to Singapore up for grabs. Enterprise in Action (EIA) will take place this weekend at...
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INNOVATE Start-up Weekend

With a mission to drive innovation and entrepreneurship for the prosperity of the region, INNOVATE has launched, with its first event being the inaugural Nelson Start-up Weekend on June 26 -28 at the Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology’s (NMIT) Nelson campus. INNOVATE is a...
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