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Winning team spreads the joy

Teamwork and pride stood out alongside shimmering drops of colourful fabric during this year’s Young Enterprise Scheme regional finals. The event, held October 23rd at the Tauranga Art Gallery, included six teams from two local colleges seeking a spot in the national competition. 

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Wednesday, 07 November 2018 14:11

Vegan Trend Inspires Winning Spread

Seeing more and more of their friends on special diets motivated two Otumoetai College students to develop a winning product for the regional Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) awards this year. Tilks New Zealand founders Shayla Holloway and Louise Bremner used the trendy coconut as a base for a new organic salted caramel spread. 

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When 32 young entrepreneurs bring an idea, their team, and a passion to make a change; amazing things happen.

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Friday, 25 May 2018 14:06

Why YES Teams should do Mashup

YES Alumni Andraya explains how Mashup can help you for the YES pitches coming up in June.

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Tuesday, 08 May 2018 16:15

Mashup A to Z

You’ve probably heard the word “Mashup” before… but what is it really?

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Friday, 09 March 2018 15:51

Teen says Mashup event set her up for life

Local teen, CJ Dobbs, 18, has taken part in the last three Mashup events. Here she explains for benefit of parents and their children, what she learned, and why she thinks other teens should enter.

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Do you love learning Japanese but are unsure whether you’ll be able to use it in your future career? Have you only considered being a translator or teaching English at a Japanese school? If so, there is another option out there that may just better suit your interests!

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Friday, 02 February 2018 14:33

Take your idea to the world!

Is your business idea the next Cookie Time?

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Friday, 02 February 2018 10:03

Kick off your most innovative year yet!

Calling all teen dreamers, doers, makers, and entrepreneurs…

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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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