An Optimist View of the Five Summits

The world is in upheaval right now and some would say ‘chaos’. “It’s incredibly encouraging to see the cooperation of world leaders through these troubled times striving for stability and cooperation last week,” says Te Taumata Chair, Chris Karamea Insley. Te Taumata also recognises the value and importance of wānanga ā-kanohi, information-sharing and partnerships in

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Reflecting on 65 years of exporting Aotearoa

A piiki shoutout to the Black Ferns on a magnificent win against England in the Rugby World Cup final held in Tāmaiki Makaurau at the weekend. Kei runga noa atu koutou mā ngā wāhine toa – kei te poho kererū mātou i ā koutou! In today’s pānui, we reflect on 65 years of exporting Aotearoa

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EU Ambassador shares authentic kōrero with Māori businesses in Rotorua

European Union Ambassador, Nina Obermaier, has met with a distinguished group of Te Arawa business leaders today to discuss new international trade opportunities for Māori. Hosted by Te Taumata and Te Arawa Fisheries in Rotorua, the hui was an opportunity for Māori business leaders to kōrero with Nina kanohi ki te kanohi in an informal,

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Partnerships creating new pathways for Māori

Following the successful and significant Global Māori Trade Strategy hui held at Parliament last month, Te Taumata has continued to progress on the important kaupapa and wero (challenges and opportunities), ‘kei mua i ā tātou’ that were raised at the hui. These include fundamental elements that are key to realising the full potential of Māori

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Countdown on for largest-ever Te Taumata trade hui

The countdown is on! Hosted by Foreign Affairs Minister, Nanaia Mahuta, the Global Trade Strategy and Māori hui will take place at parliament next Tuesday. We anticipate this will be one of the most significant hui ever held in Aotearoa New Zealand relating to Māori trade. Bringing together Māori business leaders and government officials, Te Taumata will facilitate

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Te Taumata advances Māori interests worldwide

Te Taumata will meet with the Committee on International Trade (INTA) of the European Parliament tomorrow to discuss the NZ/EU Free Trade Agreement and how we can advance the gains for Māori through this deal. The Committee is responsible for the establishment, implementation and monitoring of the EU’s common commercial policy and its external economic relations, including trade

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You’re invited: Hui for Māori about proposed Export Control regime changes

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) would like to invite Māori exporters and business leaders to a hui on 5 September to discuss proposed changes to the Export Controls regime. The hui, facilitated by Te Taru White from Te Taumata, is an opportunity to better understand Aotearoa New Zealand’s export controls regime, and to discuss and give feedback

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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.