Pathways to business support
Here to tautoko you and your business to thrive
Pakihi Māori provides services, by Māori, for Māori and with Māori, to support the growth and sustainability of your business. Aiming to help Māori enterprises build their capacity and capability to ensure you are supported to thrive.
Thought about being your own rangatira?
Flexi-wage Self-Employment can make some of your dreams and aspirations reality. Get help to start a business plan that is fit for you, your whānau and your future.
Supporting Māori business
A range of tools, support and information to help Māori businesses grow their capacity including regional and business-specific networks.
Worried about your business?
You might be worried about your business, facing redundancy or a bit whakama to reach out to for support. Through Redeployment Support, can help you by providing some options around employment and training opportunities for you and your business.
Supporting Māori agribusinesses
The Māori agribusiness workforce programme – He Ara Mahi Hou supports whenua Māori entities, and the wider food and fibre sector. Helping you to support hapū, iwi and people through the creation of new employment and training opportunities with the primary sector.
Innovation with the Māori primary sector
The Māori Agribusiness Innovation Fund will support the development of innovative practices and products to create improved outcomes and benefits for Māori.
Make your business a supplier
There is a range of tautoko (supports) to help Māori businesses upskill, navigate processes, and be ready to benefit from government procurement opportunities.
Need recruitment assistance?
No-fee recruitment services for employers to help you find the right candidate for your business.
Looking to hire new staff who need upskilling?
Flexi-wage is one of the ways the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) supports more New Zealanders into work, by helping you hire staff and get them the skills needed to do the job. MSD can pay a wage contribution, as well as provide some funding for training and ongoing support.