A series of government events, hosted by Small Business Minister Jacqui Dean, to be held around New Zealand, is giving business owners and managers the chance to talk directly to the agencies they deal with on a day-to-day basis.
10 regional events — Taking Care of Business: Government Supporting Your Business.
March to July 2017, starting in Kaikōura.
|27 March: Memorial Hall, 32 Esplanade, Kaikōura. 12.00pm-2.00pm|
|29 March: Marlborough Convention Centre, 42a Alfred Street, Blenheim. 4:00pm-6:00pm|
|31 March: Pipitea Marae, 55 Thorndon Quay, Wellington. 12.00pm-2.00pm|
|26 April: The Gate Hotel, 6 Barry Ave , Cromwell. 7:30-9:30am|
|27 April: Ōāmaru Opera House, 94 Thames St, Ōāmaru. 7:30-9:30am|
Whether it is through compliance, tax, surveys or trade and innovation, businesses spend a significant amount of time working with government agencies.
The aim of 'Taking Care of Business' is to make it easier and more efficient for business owners to deal with government so they can focus on making their business a success.
At these events, experts from different agencies will outline government support available for businesses, discuss new legislation and how to comply, and answer any questions business owners might have.
Online services include:
Regional Business Partners — specialist advisors in your area who can help with:
Law changes — including recent changes to:
Some information may be provided on cyber security, Te Puni Kōkiri’s Māori Business Facilitation Service, and immigration.