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Last weekend, YES student Abbey, took part in the Entrepreneurs in Action in Wellington. After hearing the awesome news (her team took out the top prize and are heading to Sao Paul, Brazil in early December!), we asked her a few questions…

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Thursday, 03 May 2018 18:03

Explore your Future workshop

What role will tech play in New Zealand's possible futures? And where do you and the Bay of Plenty fit into that? Those are the questions we’re asking, with SO, during Techweek in May, and we need you to help answer them.

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Mashup 2016 has been and gone and what a time we’ve had!

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Tuesday, 21 February 2017 11:00

High school students turned young entrepreneurs

Over 120 students from six Western Bay of Plenty high schools took part in the Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme EDay on Friday in Tauranga. 

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This month Business at the Library focuses firmly on the future for Tauranga’s youth, how you can help them be successful, and the support available in our community.

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Last month Brite NZ, one of Venture Centre’s highly engaged student enterprises, took out one of the top two prizes at the regional finals of the Young Enterprise Scheme with their ingenious LED light, the iBrite.

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Saturday, 23 December 2017 10:00

Codebrite returns in 2018

As we begin the school holidays, parents across the region are no doubt wondering how on earth they’re going to entertain their kids all the way through until the end of January.

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