Venture Taranaki is the Regional Development Agency for Taranaki, responsible for delivering regional development services and projects, strategic initiatives, sector support, regional marketing, destination development and promotion, and the management of New Plymouth District Council’s (NPDC) major event fund. As a Council Controlled Organisation, owned by New Plymouth District Council (NPDC), Venture Taranaki is incorporated as a charitable trust, and operates a leveraged funding model with NPDC funding at its core. Venture Taranaki also partners with South Taranaki District Council and Stratford District Council to deliver regional development services around the Maunga.
The guiding strategic document for Venture Taranaki is the Impact Strategy which sets the long, medium and short-term outcomes the Taranaki community wishes Venture Taranaki to work towards. At the centre of the Impact Strategy is the core long-term outcome of a Taranaki economy that supports the wellbeing of the region’s people and environment. This vision will be achieved through growing resilient communities, enterprises and economies.