Business Support

If you’re wanting to do business or to grow and develop your business we are your natural first port of call.

We’re highly connected within the regional and national business community across a wide range of sectors and can provide the tools, resources, solutions and advice you need to take your business to where you need it to be. Nelson Tasman is well known for its clever businesses and we’re at the heart of this region’s business infrastructure. 

Make us your first call and contact Mark Maguire, Regional Business Advisor – Research & Development on mark.maguire@nelsontasman.nz for more information.

We can:

  • Assess your business needs and help you plan your next steps
  • Connect you to the right networks and contacts
  • Find events, programmes and other opportunities suited to you and your product or service
  • Facilitate government funding and services on behalf of Callaghan Innovation and New Zealand Trade and Enterprise.

The Nelson Regional Development Agency (NRDA) is the Regional Business Partner across the top of the south. We partner with the Nelson Tasman Chamber of Commerce, Marlborough Chamber of Commerce, Nelson Tasman Business Trust and Business Trust Marlborough who assist us in creating a network to provide information, advice, funding and connections to local businesses seeking support for their growth journey.

Start

Start

Starting a new business is exciting and nerve wracking and it’s so important to make sure that your approach to business is clever right from the start. Talk to us before you start your business about the resources that are available so that we can help connect you with key services, support and networks so you have the best beginning possible for your new business’ journey.

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Grow

Grow

When it’s time to grow your business it helps to know how to access the training, resources and support you need to get the results you’re looking for. We’re highly connected to local initiatives and organisations that provide practical, effective support for growing businesses and we can help you to access what you need to realise your growth objectives. Talk to us first so we can help save you time and money.

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Innovate

Innovate

Success in today’s business world is about staying nimble and responsive, being aware of and ahead of trends and making clever decisions to support growth. Our highly connected team can help you to access the best research and development tools and assist you in allocating your resources in the best way possible to help you grow intentionally and purposefully. 

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