Regional Business Partner

The Regional Business Partner network works with local businesses in their region to give advice, support and is the central access point for all funding and support by central and local government to help them grow their businesses.

The RBP network has two funds operating currently and each fund serves a different purpose:
• The Management capability development fund is to support management training services which build business owner capability.
• The COVID-19 Business Advisory fund provides expert advisory services for businesses impacted through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Due to the differing purposes services cannot be registered under both funds.
Please refer to the service eligibility sections for each fund in the attached guide, in particular please note the categories applied to each fund. For any questions please contact

Click here to find out more from the Regional Business Partner Network site

Click here to Northland Inc and access business growth advisors

Business Mentoring New Zealand

Business Mentors New Zealand is committed to helping small business owners, startup entrepreneurs and social enterprise decision-makers succeed.  Our mentoring service introduces small business owners and social enterprise executive officers to skilled Business Mentors who will assist them to advance their business capability, capacity and sustainability by sharing their knowledge and experience.

A small one-off registration fee of $295 + GST provides up to 12-months access to a Business Mentor.

For more information or to register for a mentor visit or contact Paulette Scrooby

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