Council provide networking and event opportunities for growing local businesses and can link you with mentors and investors. Staff can also advise on recruitment, business planning; seeking legal or accounting expertise; taxation, intellectual property, leasing, contracts, tenders, insurance, debtor management, due diligence, exporting, marketing and much more. Read below for advice and business support to grow your business including links to Mentors, Incubators and information about New Zealand's Export environment. You can also visit Business.govt.nz online for further information. Contact EconomicDevelopment@horowhenua.govt.nz to find out how the HDC Growth Response team can support and assist you.