Innovation and Technology an enabler of Māori Global Trade

Te Taumata is proud to develop a range important kaupapa to help support the growth and success of Māori export businesses and, as a result, greater outcomes for whānau and hāpori across Aotearoa. Our latest development, in partnership with Callaghan Innovation, is an innovation and technology plan. Technology and innovation is a critical enabler of

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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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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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The political hoodwinking over carbon forestry

We continue to see Māori across the motu standing up for our landowner rights regarding our Treaty whenua. In a newly published opinion piece on Stuff, Te Aupōuri Operations Manager, Penetaui Kleskovic, has detailed how the Government’s latest moves to regulate exotic forestry are stripping us of any flexibility in our land-use decision-making. While Government

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Trade, tourism and investment hui

Kia ora koutou, I recently attended the Seriously Asia Revisited 2022 – trade, tourism and investment hui, facilitated by AsiaNZ, which focused on New Zealand’s relationship with Asia – past, present and future. The hui was one of three held across the motu, each focusing on a different topic. It involved a diverse mix of people including

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 Te Taumata welcomes new UK Prime Minister, Liz Truss

Kia ora koutou, Following the UK’s new Prime Minister Liz Truss officially taking power on Tuesday, I spoke to Te Karere about what her appointment might mean for Aotearoa New Zealand’s trade environment and our mahi. We’re encouraged by the appointment of Ms Truss who was instrumental in signing off the NZ/UK Free Trade Agreement

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Te Taumata explores options to fast-track trade for Māori into UK

Kia ora koutou, Te Taumata has played host to prominent delegates from the United Kingdom to discuss the NZ/UK Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and the opportunities it presents for Māori. Members of the Te Taumata team sat down with UK Secretary of State for International Trade, Anne-Marie Trevelyan, and British High Commissioner to NZ, Her Excellency

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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.