Te Taumata shining light on Māori Trade Kaupapa in the Media

Earlier today, Te Taumata Chair, Chris Karamea Insley, had the opportunity to kōrero with Te Karere reporter, Taroi Black on the important kaupapa the Māori-led roopu has been driving to help achieve significant trade opportunities for our people. Some of the kaupapa on the agenda included the recent dispatch of a Māori delegation roopu to

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NZ/EU FTA poised to deliver for Māori

Te Taumata has released a comprehensive report that deep dives into what Māori could stand to gain from Aotearoa New Zealand’s new Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the European Union. The report is the result of two years of research, during which Te Taumata has travelled the motu, speaking and listening to whānau, Māori business,

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Te Taumata welcomes early launch of NZ-UK FTA

Today’s eagerly anticipated announcement that the NZ-UK Free Trade Agreement (FTA) will enter into force early by end of the month has been warmly welcomed by Te Taumata. Aotearoa New Zealand and the United Kingdom have agreed to bring forward the entry into force of their FTA to 31 May 2023, unlocking unprecedented access to

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Save the date: Te Taumata trade hui in Tāmaki Makaurau

Mahia te mahi, hei painga mō te Iwi! Te Taumata has spent much of the last two years focused on planning for new Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) with large market blocks of the world. China is a hugely important market for Māori products like forestry and wood, fishing and seafood, horticulture and agriculture, and it will remain so for

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New $57M forestry fund to boost sector

Forestry Minister, Peeni Henare, has announced a new Wood Processing Growth Fund (WPGF) of $57 million that aims to unlock the potential of the wood processing sector, promote economic growth and contribute to Aotearoa New Zealand’s climate change response – a move that has been welcomed by Te Taumata. Minister Henare says that despite the doubling of

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Te Taumata drives pause on ETS review to allow for genuine Māori input

On behalf of Māori forestry landowners, Te Taumata has voiced our concerns about the Government’s consultation process regarding the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) review and the inclusion of exotics in the permanent category of the scheme. We have today called for Climate Change Minister, James Shaw, to meet with Te Taumata kanohi ki te kanohi

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Te Taumata signs MOU with Callaghan Innovation

Amidst the incredible buzz of Te Matatini Kapa Haka Festival in Tāmaki Makaurau last week, Te Taumata signed an MOU with Callaghan Innovation that will help enable greater success for Māori businesses in Aotearoa and globally. The MOU with Aotearoa New Zealand’s technology and innovation agency is a direct result of the kōrero that took

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$500K relief fund activated to help communities hit by Cyclone Gabrielle

The NZ Government has activated its Enhanced Taskforce Green (ETFG), with up to $500,000 available to help hard-hit communities with the clean-up due to the damage caused by Cyclone Gabrielle. The recent flooding has caused significant damage to farms, homes, roads, and bridges in many regions across the motu, particularly Ngāti Porou and Ngāti Kahungunu

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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.