The Regional Business Partner Network provides direct support and advice to local small businesses. This includes funding for businesses to engage with specialist advisors in areas such as HR, health and wellbeing, business continuity, cashflow and finance management, strategy and digital capability.Register Your BusinessContact our team today
There's a lot of support available to businesses right now, and we want to make it easier for Whanganui business owners to find and access the resources they need. We've put together this free, online tool to point you in the right direction.
Navigating your business through the COVID-19 pandemic can be daunting, but support is available from our Business Growth Advisor. Support available includes:
To access this programme, register with the Regional Business Partner Network. You'll be connected to Whanganui & Partners' Business Growth Advisor, who will work with you one-on-one to address your business needs.
The RBP network connects with Callaghan Innovation, New Zealand Trade and Enterprise and Business Mentors New Zealand to provide services, tools, and connections to training and development to support the growth of businesses in our region.
If you identify as a Māori business, we can connect you with specific support, organisations and training and development programmes designed to establish, support and grow Māori businesses and the economy.
This free service is delivered in partnership with CEDA, Business Mentors New Zealand, New Zealand Trade and Enterprise and Callaghan Innovation.
Whanganui & Partners works especially closely with businesses in the agribusiness, manufacturing, logistics, retail, visitor and creative industries. If your business operates in one of these industries, get in touch with our team and we'll connect you to the Strategic Lead for your sector, who would love to hear about your experiences and share relevant resources. For the visitor and creative industries, our Strategic Leads coordinate Facebook groups to help you connect with others in the sector and share news and information. Join via the links below.
Visit our COVID-19 landing page for more information and resources available to business owners affected by COVID-19.
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