Te Taumata survey to reflect Māori trade needs

As the key trade advocate for Māori, Te Taumata is seeking feedback to inform ongoing refinements to the current medium-risk pathway settings regarding COVID-19, including requirements for travellers and the development of future border settings as the domestic and international situation evolves.

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Masterclass in crisis leadership (Irish Times)

Suze Wilson, who teaches leadership, argues Ardern’s coronavirus response has been a masterclass in crisis leadership, the success or failure of which hinges on getting most people to choose to follow your leadership – even though it demands “sudden, unsettling, unprecedented changes to their daily lives”. Wilson puts it down to Ardern’s communication skills, and

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Further measures to support businesses

The Government will be introducing legislation to make changes to the Companies Act to help companies facing insolvency due to COVID-19 to remain viable and keep New Zealanders in jobs. Kia kaha Minister! This is important and hugely helpful! https://www.beehive.govt.nz/release/further-measures-support-businesses

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Air pollution

People in Chinese cities usually plagued by harmful air pollution are breathing far cleaner air. Boat‑free canals in Venice, Italy, have been clear enough to see fish. And for the quarter of the global population now living under a coronavirus lockdown, a lack of cars and planes has made the world quieter and birdsong more

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Stay safe whanau!

Stay safe whanau! We have some work underway to enhance our ONLINE reach to provide all the latest information and updates to our whanau. And importantly all the best information, support and guidance to our Maori Trusts, Incorporations, businesses and exporters to plan through lockdown and be well positioned to kick back in and employing

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Trade demand crucial to ensure economic bounce back

Te Taumata says trade demand crucial to ensure economic bounce back Through the unprecedented challenges faced by Maori businesses, communities and whanau unfolding across Aotearoa, today economists are predicting unemployment will climb rapidly to 15 to 30 percent. Te Taumata Chair Chris Karamea Insley says the world has never confronted a crisis like COVID-19 –

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Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business

CCAB delivers programs that facilitate the growth of Indigenous business, build relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous business, and ensure life-long learning for Indigenous entrepreneurs, and other Canadian business leaders. These efforts recognise the central role that Indigenous business and communities hold in the future of Canada.
Our mission is to promote, strengthen and enhance a prosperous Indigenous economy through the fostering of business relationships, opportunities and awareness for all of our members.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

The Ministry acts in the world to make New Zealanders safer and more prosperous.
E mahi ana te Manatū i te Ao kia whai haumaru me te whai rawa mo Aotearoa.
New Zealand’s security and prosperity depend on the conditions in, and our connections with, the wider world. This means we must engage with – and seek to influence – other countries to our advantage, in line with New Zealand’s values and interests including that of Maori.

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) is the government agency charged with helping New Zealand businesses to grow internationally.
We use our extensive knowledge and global networks to help exporters of all sizes make better decisions and connect to the right partners and investors.
We connect international businesses and investors with high-value growth opportunities in New Zealand.
By supporting New Zealand businesses, we boost New Zealand's economy and reputation, and help to share what's special about New Zealand with the rest of the world.

Callaghan Innovation

We are New Zealand's innovation agency. We activate innovation and help businesses grow faster for a better New Zealand.
We partner with ambitious businesses of all sizes, providing a range of innovation and research and development (R&D) services to suit each stage of growth.
Our people – including more than 200 of New Zealand’s leading scientists and engineers – empower innovators by connecting people, opportunities and networks, and providing tailored technical solutions, skills and capability development programmes, and grants co-funding.

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) plays a central role in shaping and delivering a strong New Zealand economy.
Our role is to create better outcomes for all New Zealanders, particularly by supporting business growth.
We are responsible for the delivery of advice, regulation and services that have a real impact on people, businesses and the environment within which they operate.