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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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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Māori exporters primed to expand into global markets

Māori exporters are primed to take full advantage of New Zealand’s new access to some of the world’s most lucrative markets when the United Kingdom (UK) and European Union (EU) Free Trade Agreements (FTA) come into force this year. From the outset, Te Taumata has been at the forefront of negotiations, ensuring Māori had a

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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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World Class Experts Unlocking $16BN Value for Māori and the Nation

A group of Māori forestry and other experts convened this week in Rotorua to develop a forestry practice that will be vital to unlocking more than $16 billion in value for the Māori economy. The group, brought together by Te Taumata (Māori Forestry Landowners) and funded exclusively by Māori forestry interests, is working to establish

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Te Taumata breaks new ground with ExportNZ

Te Taumata Director, Carrie Stoddart-Smith, recently met with ExportNZ to discuss collaboration opportunities that support and advocate the interests of Māori exporters. “With a membership of over 76,000 businesses and initiatives that fulfil multiple functions that support Aotearoa New Zealand’s exporting sector, Te Taumata sees value in partnering with ExportNZ,” said Carrie. “Over the past

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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.