Rubber meets the road at Regional Trade Hui

The talking is done, the negotiations are done, the European and United Kingdom Free Trade Agreements have been signed…but now the hard mahi really begins. That was the overwhelming message across yesterday’s Te Taumata Regional Trade Hui at Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Marae in Tāmaki Makaurau. Attended by Māori businesses, global ambassadors, Government representatives and dozens

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Climate Change – our new Trade challenge

Capability is not the only challenge on the table, with the impacts of climate change already a clear and present reality. Charlotte Frater is MFAT’s Chief Negotiator for the Agreement on Climate Change Trade and Sustainability (ACCTS) – and effort that is roundly supported by Te Taumata. “ACCT is currently being negotiated with a small

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Creativity and Innovation – critical success factors

The day started with a powerful introduction to Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei and its innovative whānau developments, setting the perfect scene for the impact Māori can make at home and on the world stage. “The world wants to embrace Māori brands and work with Māori businesses – coming out of the pandemic, global consumers want to

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Te Taumata Regional Māori Trade Hui Programme

We are just days away from heading to Tāmaki Makaurau for our highly anticipated Regional Māori Trade Hui at Ōrākei Marae next Wednesday, 26 July. By bringing together Māori businesses, indigenous leaders, Ministers, and government officials, we can assure you that this hui promises diverse and robust kōrero that will lead to tangible outcomes, both nationally

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Te Taumata set to present at NZ/EU FTA hui with EU Parliament

Te Taumata is set to hit one of the world’s biggest stages this evening (NZ time), presenting the organisation’s latest discussion paper to the European Parliament, highlighting the benefits for Māori in the new NZ/EU Free Trade Agreement (FTA). You can check out the livestream of the presentation at 6pm this evening. Te Taumata has been relentless

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Māori demand inclusive approach in New Zealand’s Emissions Trading Scheme

A recent opinion piece, titled “Māori Climate Heating Up Over Emissions Trading Scheme,” by Te Aupōuri Operations Manager, Penetaui Kleskovicm, raises significant concerns around the New Zealand ETS and its impact on Māori communities. Kleskovic highlights five key points that shed light on crucial issues. Kleskovic’s article shines a spotlight on the critical issues surrounding

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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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Te Taumata highlights of 2022

Tata mutunga ngā mahi mō te tau 2022. He tau o ngā wero. He tau o ngā āheitanga. He tau o te pouritnga hoki.  Ahakoa ngā piki me ngā heke, mā runga i te manaakitanga, te whanaungatanga, me te aroha, ka haere waka eke noa tātou. As the end of 2022 draws near, we reflect

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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.