Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 

Businessman and Entrepreneur supports Regional Investment

George Ngatai Businessman and Entrepreneur supports Regional Investment

Businessman George Ngatai was pleased that NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern pwants to enrich Māori prosperity.


"We have to deliver for Māori and no one will be holding us to account for that more than our own Māori MP's." she said in Rotorua at the FOMA annual meeting.

The PM also said “What strikes me today is how much potential we have in working in partnership together; to create jobs, to support our regions, to make sure that economic growth actually benefits our communities.

Ngatai knows that the $1 billion dollar regional economic development investment announced by this government will benefit Maori and the wider region.

My goal is to support regional economic development through employment opportunities getting those who are unemployed or having ideas in business to start dreaming and implementing their ideas with results.

Unemployment is high in regions and usually Maori large in numbers. We need to reduce this number and supporting ideas that are well written and well supported is what I do.

George Ngatai speaking from the JT FOXX Mega Success Conference in Los Angeles says “the world is your oyster and opportunities for those living in regions will come to fruition”.

I grew up in rural NZ and today live in Auckland. Through the support I got in the region I have worked hard to achieve the things I have today which includes an interview with A List Actor Mel Gibson about what we do back home.

This investment from the new government will assist many others to reach their potential.

END

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Talking Up The Economy: NZD Gains On PM's Mistaken GDP Comment

Her comments were downplayed by her chief press secretary who said she was referring the government's June year financial statements and had "made a mistake." More>>

ALSO:

Oxfam: Drug Companies Cheating Countries Out Of Billions In Tax

Oxfam’s analysis suggests these four companies are shifting profits out of countries where they do their business and into tax havens that charge little or no tax. More>>

Off The Lam: 50 Lambs Reported Lost, Found

The sheep had escaped and merged with another farmer’s flock. The combined flocks had been moved to another property before the farmer realised the missing sheep were included. More>>

Rotting Poles: Commission To File Proceedings Against Aurora Energy

The Commerce Commission has decided to file court proceedings against Dunedin-based electricity lines company Aurora Energy for breaching its regulated quality standards in 2016 and 2017. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The Rising Cost Of Petrol

As petrol gets more and more expensive, Auckland motorists have several things to blame for it – the slumping value of the Kiwi dollar, Donald Trump’s sanctions on Iranian oil, hurricanes in the Caribbean… But it is simpler and feels better to lay all the blame on the regional fuel tax. More>>

ALSO: