Business Mentors New Zealand
Business Mentors New Zealand is a fully funded service. Their mentors are passionate and committed individuals who volunteer their time specifically to help small business owners. They cover a broad range of business skills and experience and whatever your challenge or opportunity, they will almost certainly have a mentor that can help you. HDC can link you with Business Mentors New Zealand, for an introduction contact EconomicDevelopment@horowhenua.govt.nz.
Maori Business Support, Mentoring & Funding
HDC staff can also advise you with regard to Maori Business Support, Mentoring Services and Funding Opportunities. The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has useful links for Maori Business which includes information on the Maori Innovation Fund.There is also the Maori Business Facilitation Service of Te Puni Kokiri which helps new and existing businesses with advice and guidance. It is a free service available to any Maori. Find links to these services below.