Your first stop for free, confidential, objective advice to help your business or start-up succeed


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Meet our client adviser to discuss your business or start up idea in confidence. Gain free resources, helpful tools & tips, connections to business leaders and network meetings.

Gain objective advice to help challenge your thinking, set new goals and achieve success. Mentoring is available for trading businesses, start ups and community non-profits.

Inspirational, practical, valuable opportunities to connect with other business owners, share ideas, learn more about business from local experts and grow your business network.

Attend a free 4 hour workshop, helping you to unlock the secrets of business success, to plan a winning business and avoid the business failure trap. 

Wishing everyone a very happy festive holiday season.  NTBT will be closed from 1pm Friday 18 December 2020 and will reopen on Monday 18 January 2021.  We are looking forward to being of service to local business in the Nelson Tasman Region next year.

Our latest news

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NTBT - Annual Review 2020

24 November 2020

Thanks to everyone who took part in our survey. Take a look at our annual review of this year.

Taking Sabbatical During Lockdown

2 October 2020

Sarah Holmes, our manager, took extended leave at the beginning of this year which then turned into lockdown. Take a look at this interesting article . . .

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About NTBT

The Nelson Tasman Business Trust has been supporting local businesses since 1993.

NTBT provides free, confidential, independent assistance for business owners or those planning to start a business: free training, monthly network meetings and mentoring for Nelson and Tasman as an Agency for Business Mentors NZ.

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What people are saying

Having a business mentor has really helped me on many different fronts, and I have really appreciated his ideas & feedback; and certainly implemented most of his ideas so far.
Peter Ogilvie, Plus4 Insurance Solutions

A great match for our business and an integral part to our growth and success.  Our mentor has taught us new skills, helped refine our ideas, kept us accountable and is there for help and advice whenever we need it.

Helen Barnett, Complete Kitchens Ltd


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