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Hello 2024 - welcome back!

  • 9 January 2024
  • Nelson Tasman Business Trust

Gael & Bea are back at the office, ready for business 😊 Who else is back? How is it for you? What are you focusing on your first day back?

Takeaways & Reflections from 2023

  • 13 December 2023
  • Nelson Tasman Business Trust

As we approach the end of the year, we wanted to acknowledge you, our clients and the people we worked with, and share with you some of our key findings that come from supporting the Nelson - Tasman business community. Thank you for joining us this year!

Celebrating our Business Mentors in the Nelson-Tasman region

  • 27 November 2023
  • Nelson Tasman Business Trust

Connecting with and acknowledging our talented Business Mentors from the Nelson-Tasman region. We got together for an in-person mentor training, and a celebration to mark the end of the year, acknowledging all the hard work put into supporting the local business community.

Supporting Your Local Business Community

  • 15 November 2023
  • Nelson Tasman Business Trust

3 Top Tips for our local business community in Nelson from Manager of Uniquely Nelson, Simon Duffy. The relationships you form now will benefit not only yourself but all of our businesses on a long term.

Free Business Advice is Available For You | BizTips with Business Assist

  • 10 October 2023
  • Nelson Tasman Business Trust

Are you a business or organisation in the Nelson-Tasman region? Did you know that you can benefit from a 1 hour free and confidential business consultation with Business Assist?

Productivity & Coaching Tips | BizTips with Ron McLuckie

  • 21 August 2023
  • Nelson Tasman Business Trust

Performance, productivity - how are you doing in this field? Is coaching something your business could benefit from?

One Tip for Your Business Wellness | BizTips with Astiana Trouland

  • 4 August 2023
  • Nelson Tasman Business Trust

Here is one simple tip that might make you feel better and less overwhelmed as a business owner!

How Can You Get A Business Mentor? | BizTips with Business Assist

  • 19 May 2023
  • Nelson Tasman Business Trust

Who can benefit from mentoring and what can it bring to you as a business?

Three Benefits Of Networking | BizTips with Business Assist

  • 27 April 2023
  • Nelson Tasman Business Trust

Here are three reasons how you can benefit from networking as a business owner.

Mentoring - What's In It For You As A Business? | BizTips with Business Assist

  • 22 March 2023
  • Nelson Tasman Business Trust

We discuss who can benefit from mentoring and what can it bring to you as a business!

Welcoming Our Newest Business Mentor, Greg Chapman

  • 14 March 2023
  • Nelson Tasman Business Trust

Last week we welcomed a new Business Mentor! Meet Greg Chapman!

How To Get Paid On Time As A Contractor? | BizTips with Business Assist

  • 28 February 2023
  • Nelson Tasman Business Trust

How to make sure you are paid on time as a contractor? It’s so tricky when you have to go after your clients and get those invoices sorted, right? Here are 3 quick tips to help you with the challenge.

Hello 2023 From The Team At Business Assist

  • 9 February 2023
  • Nelson Tasman Business Trust

A warm welcome from us, the Team at Business Assist, to you. Here are some updates for the year.

Annual Review 2021

  • 18 January 2022
  • Nelson Tasman Business Trust

Check out our annual report which reviewed the year that was. With insights and data about the Business Trust, it will help you get a picture of who we are and what we do.

Michael's Virtual Journeys

  • 6 December 2021
  • Nelson Tasman Business Trust

Michael Nees is on a mission to take people to places they ordinarily wouldn't get to, with his new business, Virtual Journeys NZ.

Change and Resilience - Gael Gordon & Gina Munro

  • 26 October 2021
  • Nelson Tasman Business Trust

An open and honest conversation lead by Gina Munro as she invites Gael Gordon to reflect and share her personal journey through the rocky and often challenging journey we all know as Covid.

Lit up and glowing

  • 27 July 2021
  • Nelson Tasman Business Trust

Louise Reid is the owner of local business Love Your Lights and signed up for a mentor. Louise shared a testimonial about her mentoring experience below.

GK Events: An eventful journey

  • 15 June 2021
  • Nelson Tasman Business Trust

Gareth and Kim sought out a Business Mentor to help them grow their understanding of how their business was running. Mentor Anna Salek was the perfect guide.

Distilling the Best of Business Advice

  • 7 May 2021
  • Nelson Tasman Business Trust

Award winning Dancing Sands Distillery owners Sarah and Ben Bonoma share their business story.

New to Business?

  • 18 February 2021
  • Nelson Tasman Business Trust

Take a look at these helpful links to IRD information and workshops.

NTBT - Annual Review 2020

  • 24 November 2020
  • Nelson Tasman Business Trust

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
  • Nelson Tasman Business Trust

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 . . .

Strengthening our Community Sector

  • 24 August 2020
  • Nelson Tasman Business Trust

Development Programme for Nelson/Tasman Not-for-Profits Expressions of Interest Open Now!

NTBT - COVID-19 - August 2020 Update

  • 12 August 2020
  • Nelson Tasman Business Trust

COVID Alert Level 2 Update from NTBT - Hello Everyone, We are sure you are aware of the news from last night that our region is now in Alert Level 2 in response to the fight against COVID-19 with a review happening on Friday.

Marketing Language

  • 23 April 2020
  • Nelson Tasman Business Trust

A positive research driven session with Judy Celmins from Engage4Insights on Marketing Language. How to cut through all the noise, treat your customers like part of your family and think about the value you can provide.

Thinking about getting a business mentor?

  • 9 November 2018
  • Nelson Tasman Business Trust

Recently we were part of an interview on Business Mentors and how they can benefit you and your company

Straight-talker just the ticket for local start ups to take their business to the next level

  • 10 September 2018
  • Nelson Tasman Business Trust

Read more about Robert Panzer and him being a mentor

Whole Brain Thinking

  • 10 July 2017
  • Nelson Tasman Business Trust

Julie Varney

Social Media Marketing

  • 4 July 2017
  • Nelson Tasman Business Trust

Leon Jay

Become a Superstar Salesperson for Your Business

  • 26 June 2017
  • Nelson Tasman Business Trust

Become a Superstar Salesperson for Your Business Jean Barr - Top Achievers Sales Training

How to sell yourself in 30 seconds

  • 11 April 2017
  • Nelson Tasman Business Trust

Your 'Elevator Pitch' is a very valuable tool to have in your marketing toolkit. Find out how to perfect yours.

Leading change for success in your business

  • 15 March 2017
  • Nelson Tasman Business Trust

Courtney Davis attended a BizNet meeting which featured the guest speaker, Stephen Paul, Managing Partner at BNZ. Read her summary of Stephen's presentation on Leading success.

The Sweet Taste of Success

  • 9 February 2017
  • Nelson Tasman Business Trust

Andrea Kepes, was in the audience when Phil Lash from Chocolate Velvet gave a highly motivating talk for NTBT. Read Andrea's summary of talk - She assures us that Phil walks the talk and has plenty of sage advice on achieving your goals, business or personal.

Recipe for a Well-Run Business

  • 4 January 2017
  • Nelson Tasman Business Trust

Courtney David attended Lunch & Learn last August. Guest speaker, Paul Rosanowski, local business owner and mentor, shared his recipe for a well-run business. Here is Courtney’s summary of Paul's presentation.

Reach potential clients with online videos

  • 22 June 2015
  • Nelson Tasman Business Trust

Maze audiovisual gave a great presentation on how to reach out to your clients using video. You can view their presentation using the link.

How good is your website?

  • 26 May 2015
  • Nelson Tasman Business Trust