This is where you’ll find all tools, videos, quizzes and visual guides to help you. From making a business plan to learning how to manage staff, check out these useful tools and resources for businesses here.

Digital Boost

See how other Kiwi business owners are using digital to boost their business and work smarter. Access free, self-paced training and tools and gain skills to launch your business into the digital world. Visit Digital Boost here.

MBIE - One Check

Check if you can use a name for a business or a brand. Look up a business name, trademark, web domain, and social media, in one easy search. Start checking now.

Funding Explorer

Your business might have more funding options available than you realise. The MBIE funding explorer is a great tool to explore the options. Investigate further here.

Inland Revenue

Tax tools and resources for business and organisations can be found on the IRD website. If you're running a business or organisation, find out about your obligations and learn more here. If you are starting a new business, check out their Smart business guide.

Covid-19 Business Information

Keep up to date via the government’s central resource for COVID-19 business information with updates and guidance to help businesses. Sign up to the monthly newsletter to stay up to date.                                                                                                                                                                                    

Mental Health Foundation

As business owners it is important to be supported. If you need to talk, Free call or text 1737 any time to speak to a trained counsellor, for any reason, or visit this link for more resources.

Need help now? Here is where you can find help for you or someone important to you.

Well Being Resources

Mental distress or illness doesn’t discriminate and can happen to all sorts of people, for all sorts of reasons, at almost any time. Here are a couple of tools that may help: Small Steps - Free online tools to manage your wellbeing & Open Minds e-learning helps people managers to support employees experiencing mental distress or illness at work.

Charities Services

Charities Services, Ngā Ratonga Kaupapa Atawhai, is part of the Department of Internal Affairs, Te Tari Taiwhenua, and administers the Charities Act 2005. Here is where you can find resources to help you if you are considering starting a new charity.


How Can We Help You?

Whether you need general advice, a business mentor, or want to be connected to the right information, we will do our very best to support you.

If you are unsure of the next step for your business right now, or would like to discuss anything, please contact us via our website here, phone us on 03-539 0824, or email

We'd love to hear from you.