Hawke’s Bay will be flying the flag at this year’s New Zealand Agricultural Fieldays as part of a new initiative to raise the profile of the region, focus on agribusiness attraction and relocation, agribusiness investment, and strengthen collaboration in our local agribusiness sector.
IDC Asia Pacific has three New Zealand projects shortlisted as finalists in the 2018 IDC Asia Pacific Smart Cities Awards. The annual awards highlight and acknowledge outstanding smart city initiatives in the Asia Pacific region and this year attracted over 180 entries.
New Zealand’s Tairawhiti Rail will try to reopen the Gisborne to Napier railway line, which it sees as financially viable. The new, not-for-profit organisation Tairawhiti Rail (TRL), formed by a group of local directors, was revealed this week in a submission to Gisborne District Council’s 2018/28 long-term plan.