Blog – 12th December 2023

Take 5 on Sustainability Source: Marissa Nikora, Priority One Sustainability Lead The Western Bay of Plenty is renowned for its abundant natural resources and vibrant economies, but it’s not immune…

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Blog – 14th November 2023

Turning the tide: Unemployment’s impact on NZ’s inflation battle Source: Nigel Tutt, Priority One Chief Executive Recent unemployment figures released by Statistics NZ will have a significant effect on the…

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Blog – 21st September 2023

Tauranga’s Momentum: Holding the ambition to be NZ’s best and most liveable city Source: Simon Clarke, (outgoing) Independent Chair of Priority One As I reflect on my tenure as Chair…

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Blog – 2nd August 2023

Highway to happiness: Tauranga’s golden opportunity Source: Nigel Tutt, Priority One Chief Executive Monday’s announcement from the National Party around investment in State Highway 29 at Tauriko should be a…

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Blog – 3rd July 2023

Shifting gears: Rethinking transport for a thriving Bay of Plenty Source: Nigel Tutt, Priority One Chief Executive With the Western Bay of Plenty seriously short of transport infrastructure, the attention…

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Blog – 26th June 2023

Clearing the path: Tauriko’s road to progress and prosperity Source: Nigel Tutt, Priority One Chief Executive The Western Bay of Plenty has a transport infrastructure crisis, with inadequate roading causing…

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Blog – 22nd May 2023

The Budget Buzz: Surprising forecasts, immigration influx, and the infrastructure challenge Source: Nigel Tutt, Priority One Chief Executive While the recent budget announcement was fairly underwhelming for new and interesting…

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Blog – 1st May 2023

Pitching for progress: Multi-use community stadium for future growth Source: Nigel Tutt, Priority One Chief Executive Last week, Tauranga had the privilege of hosting Te Waihanga – New Zealand’s Infrastructure…

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Blog – 24th April 2023

Building the road ahead for a better future Source: Nigel Tutt, Priority One Chief Executive Last Thursday, the Western Bay of Plenty Infrastructure Forum was launched, a business-led group aimed…

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Blog – 15th February 2023

From Welfare to Well-Fare: The Million Dollar Plan Source: Nigel Tutt, Priority One Chief Executive Read it on LinkedIn, here. Last week, we were fortunate to have New Zealand’s new…

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Blog – 28th November 2022

Learning to Adapt Source: Nigel Tutt, Priority One Chief Executive The prospect of an interest rate induced economic downturn in 2023 has become distinctly real over the past week, with…

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Blog – 10th October 2022

This weekend sees the return of cruise ships to our region, a welcome sight for many locals and particularly those in the industry that serves the many thousands of passengers…

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