Business Support

Hawke’s Bay offers a wide-range of business support agencies to assist growth, discover who can help your business

Central Hawke’s Bay

Get in touch with our business support team today.

+64 6 857 8060

Hastings District Council

Support local business, attract & assist investors and partner with industry to grow business & jobs.

Kim Herrick – Strategic Project Manager

Napier City Council

Attracts and connects businesses with investment, workforce and development partners in Napier.

Bill Roberts – Economic Development Manager

Wairoa District Council

Partnering to support and attract businesses and investment into the Wairoa district

Kiriwera Raroa – Economic Development Officer

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Hawke’s Bay Region Council

We protect and manage the region’s taonga of rivers, lakes, soils, air, coast and biodiversity.

Susie Young – Group Manager, Corporate Services

Hawke’s Bay Business Hub

Hawke’s Bay Chamber Of Commerce

Networking, training & development events, certificates of origin, advocacy and YES. Helping your business do better.

Karla Lee – CEO

Regional Business Partners

Regional Business Partners are your first port of call when you want to grow your business and need help.

Callaghan Innovation

Callaghan Innovation works with businesses to provide a range of innovation and, research and development (R&D) services to suit each stage of growth.

Lynda O’Cain – Innovation Specialist

NZ Trade & Enterprise

NZTE is New Zealand’s international business development agency. We exist for one purpose – to grow your business internationally, bigger, better and faster for the good of New Zealand.

James Medina – Regional Manager

Business Central

Business Central is a leader in providing support and advice to employers. Being specialists in all things employment, we have the people, processes and know how to help make businesses successful.

Sue Aldersley – Business Development Manager

Export NZ

ExportNZ educates, inspires, connects and advocates for exporters so they can grow on the world stage.

Amanda Liddle –Executive Officer

Business Mentors

Business Mentors offer guidance, act as a sounding board, challenge your thinking and provide you with an independent fresh perspective.

Brook Tracey – Business Growth Advisor and HB Mentor Manager

Hastings City Business Association

Support business growth and ongoing investment across all sectors of the Hastings City CBD, through promotion locally and nationally.

Lucinda Perry – General Manager

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Hawkes Bay Māori Business Hub

A network of Māori Businesses that run workshops and other events to upskill and provide information to support Business growth

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