The Business Facilitation Service is a Te Puni Kōkiriinitiative, and is provided FREE of charge to New Zealand business owners or potential business owners of Māori descent.
Whether you have been in business for a number of years or just looking to start up, this service could be for you. This programme assists business owners identify, implement and monitor key issues within their business. This can include areas such as:
Business and strategic planning and implementation
Operational systems and processes
Accessing local, national and international networks
Marketing planning and implementation
Costing, cashflow and profitability planning
Specialist business advice
Identifying funding sources including accessing government grants
The Barbican Training Centre has assisted many Māoristart and grow businesses in the Nelson - Marlborough region, since this initiative began in 2001.