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We want to thank everyone who attended, spoke, and supported the Business Growth Forum. It was an amazing day hearing about Adventure Park’s progress, congratulating Whittakers, getting economic and infrastructure updates, and seeing what Ngāti Toa have in the pipeline.
If you didn’t manage to get there on the day or missed a speaker, see any of the replays below. Or check out the image gallery to see if you can spot yourself.
Grant’s belief in social justice and desire to see every New Zealander able to achieve their potential led him to politics, he has been a Member of Parliament for Wellington Central since 2008.
Watch Deputy Prime Minister Grant Robertson's entire speech at the Porirua City Council - Business Growth Forum event 2021.
Senior Economist and Director at Infometrics and a leading New Zealand economic commentator who focuses on getting useful information to businesses, decision makers and the public.
Watch Senior Economist at Infometrics Ltd Brad Olsen's entire speech at the Porirua City Council - Business Growth Forum event 2021.
Director and Partner at Select Contracts, Darron primarily oversees projects in New Zealand and Australia, managing all accounts in this part of the world on a day-to-day basis.
Watch Director of Adventure Park Darron Charity's entire speech at the Porirua City Council - Business Growth Forum event 2021.
Experienced director, executive and consultant with specialist skills in implementation and change management, business and economic development (including new venture identification, planning and establishment), strategic analysis and planning, public policy and finance.
Watch Ngati Toa CEO, Helmut Modlik's entire speech at the Porirua City Council - Business Growth Forum event 2021.
Heads up the iconic New Zealand chocolate brand, Whittakers and has been the CEO for over three years of this incredible successful company. It is the largest chocolate brand in New Zealand and approximately 30% of their production is now exported.
Watch Whittakers CEO James Adern's entire speech at the Porirua City Council - Business Growth Forum event 2021.