Ruapehu District Council is leading the Tourism and Visitor Services opportunity for Accelerate25. The Ruapehu district is full of potential, they have the most incredible natural assets at their front doorstep - from mountains which can be enjoyed year round, through to beautiful forest parks and New Zealand’s most navigable (and stunning) river, the Whanganui.
Exciting times are ahead for Whanganui Māori entrepreneurs. A suite of programmes are just around the corner, aimed at those in the early stages of starting a business, or who have a business idea.
Nine years ago, Tararua based company Scanpower made the decision to buy Oringi Freezing Works and convert it into a business park. They have never looked back. Today Oringi Business Park is thriving as the home to seven companies who employ around 200 people