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Tū Pakihi

After receiving positive feedback and increased whānau interest, the Business Development team here at Whai Maia are excited to be able to roll out a second round of our SME support programme – Tū Pakihi.

Key Dates:

Monday 3 September: Applications Open

Wednesday 5 & Friday 7 September: Information Evenings

                                                                Whare Ora, 230 Kupe St, Orākei

Friday 21 September: Closing Date for Applications

Friday 28 September: Successful Applicants Notified

 

 Why? 

·            The SME programme builds towards our Whānau Wealth Prosperity Strategy 

·        18% of the current $50 billion Māori economy is attributed to SME and whānau owned businesses. This is set to grow to 45% by 2025.

·            Access to Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei strategic partners, networks and opportunities.

Who? 

·            SME's owned/controlled by NWO registered adult members 

·            External reviewers make recommendations on whether business ready or further planning required 

 

What?

·           Support structures and resource for NWO whānau owned businesses 

·           Business mentoring through partners Crowe Howarth

·           Supportive networks and opportunities

 

    The Whai Maia - Tū Pakihi SME programme "will not" 

 

o       Run the business 

o       Be involved in decision making 

o       provide businesses/ideas/contracts 

o      Contribute capital cash

  

For further information, please contact Jamie Cook on jamiec@ngatiwhatuaorakei.com or 021 911 653 

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