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Business Support

Information for our business community

COVID-19 Business Helpline 0800 500 362

Rangitīkei District Council is working closely with our regional economic development agencies and with Government.
We periodically send out links to surveys so that the decision makers can hear directly from you.

Your input helps to shape the Government’s response and ensures that the needs of Rangitīkei are captured.
If you would like your business to be on the email list please send a request to

Support that every business in Rangitīkei needs to be aware of:

    • Regional business partner network has support for all businesses in areas such as, health & wellness, business continuity planning, cashflow and finance. To access the funding, you will need to register on the Regional Business Partner portal and have a remote meeting with your local Regional Growth Adviser. See

    Great links to check out:

    COVID-19 Business Support Full information on the Government’s allocation of additional funding to the Regional Business Partner Network to support New Zealand businesses and service providers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    COVID-19: Information for businesses The government’s central resource for COVID-19 business information with updates about COVID-19 and guidance to help businesses.

    IRD Small organisations - visits/seminars/webinars/advice IRD’s Community compliance team are offering education and advice to new and small organisations. With travelling seminars and online webinars getting posted regularly.

    IRD Tax relief Tax relief and income assistance

    Workplace Guidance for employers and employees

    Keep New Zealand Working a Talent Portal connecting people needing work with Employers needing to hire.

    Manaaki Your support network of business experts. Simply ask a business related question and have a range of experts help you out.

    SOS Business Businesses can register with this not-for-profit initiative supporting local businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic where customers can buy a voucher now, redeem and later, giving business a much needed cash injection.

    Swiftly is an initiative to get business back up and running at Level 3 and beyond. It’s a free, lightweight store that companies can set up for online click and collect and delivery in minutes. Get your free store up and running today at

    A great range of business webinars: CEDA is continually creating a brilliant range of business webinars that you can either watch live or any time that suits you. Form business continuity to communication, marketing to restocking life in hospitality