Tools & Resources
For support and advice on business start-up, staff & HR, tax & reporting and laws & regulation.
Business Mentors New Zealand
Confidential, personalised, independent, skilled business mentoring for New Zealand business owners.
Apply for a Business Mentor
Get help from an experienced businessperson who can offer guidance, act as a sounding board, challenge your thinking and provide you with an independent and fresh perspective. Business Mentors New Zealand can match you with a volunteer Business Mentor for up to 12-months. Find out more information by clicking the link below or call the Wellington Agency on 04 470 9940. Apply now
Become a Business Mentor
Starting and running a business is all about making decisions, and some insight from someone who’s ‘been there and done that’ can make all the difference. Become a volunteer Business Mentor with Business Mentors New Zealand and help support those starting, growing, and trying to manage their own business. Become a Mentor
Clean Tech Centre
The Clean Tech Centre is situated in Miro Street in Otaki. The Centre provides desks and shared light industrial areas for growing clean tech companies.
Digital Journey Assessment Tool for Business
Use this FREE tool to assess how your business uses technology and build an action plan for success. By taking the online assessment you will discover how digital technologies can benefit your business and streamline operations. Build a customised action plan to improve productivity and gain a competitive edge. Get started
Kea New Zealand
World Class New Zealand Network and the Connection Service – Kiwis helping Kiwis to grow internationally.
Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment has released a new online tool that provides the latest available data on twenty-six different sectors across the whole economy, from the primary industries, manufacturing and services sectors to government, education and health.
The tool is a comprehensive, easy-to-use interactive resource that unlocks a huge range of data for businesses, entrepreneurs and analysts enabling them to keep track of sector trends and visualise opportunities for new investment and job creation. Check-out the tool >>
New Kiwis links New Zealand employers with skilled and qualified migrants living in New Zealand, or who are in the process of emigrating. There is a free recruitment tool available to all Chamber Members.
New Zealand Trade & Enterprise
NZTE can help build your capability by providing services, or access to a range of services, to give you the tools and skills needed to successfully take on the world.
Statistics New Zealand
Industry Profiler is a tool that collates a range of information on businesses with 0 to 19 employees, from a simple industry search. You can either search or browse for an industry profile. An industry profile provides details on demographics, industry performance over time, staff turnover, and survival of small businesses within an industry.
Market Mapper allows you to easily and quickly create a density map of your target customers. This will be useful in decisions around marketing efforts, where to locate a business, and estimation of market size. It uses Statistics New Zealand’s census data and allows users to describe their market of interest in terms of age, sex, ethnicity, income, family type, and household composition.
Wellington Business Help
Are you looking for help with your business? Not sure where to turn too? Perhaps you are after funding, advice for growth or are even at the initial stages of starting your own business.
Grow Wellington has developed a new online tool, WellingtonBusiness.help, for business owners in the Wellington region. The tool helps owners navigate and take advantage of the regional business support network, on each step of their growth journey.
WREDA Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency
WREDA will use its resources to support, facilitate & contribute to a step-change in Wellington’s economic growth.
WREDA’s Business Growth & Innovation team work with business, government and other leaders to enable the economic growth of region, through funding initiatives and delivering projects.
They believe this creates an attractive region for students, investors, migrants, entrepreneurs and growing businesses, which helps drive prosperity. If you run a business in the region, or you think you’d like to, contact the team.
WREDA is the regional economic development agency for the Wellington Region, which in 2016 combined the economic development activities of Wellington City Council and Greater Wellington Regional Council into one organisation.
WREDA brings together the functions and activities of:
Positively Wellington Tourism
Positively Wellington Venues