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Doing Business in the Rangitikei

Business Big and Small – Rangitīkei has it all

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The Rangitīkei is home to many successful businesses, both small and large, in diverse and varied sectors.

With strong community support to shop locally and visitors coming through our District via state highways 1 and 3, retail shopping is a robust and growing industry with new developments taking shape constantly.

Tourism is a high growth sector with many fantastic businesses already in operation. Farm-stays and B’n’B’s continue to grow in popularity. Large business thrives in the district due our advantageous location.

Rangitīkei is home to traditional and niche market farming. Touring the countryside, you are likely to find the usual sheep and cattle along with alpaca, deer and a growing number of farmers working hard on sustainability, environmental care and animal welfare.

Marton has been home to New Zealand's malt production since beer brewing began. The success of this now extends to an export trade and continues
to be the source of the country’s main supply of malt. The district’s rich soil sees a wide range of horticultural businesses including vineyards, organic produce and award winning olive oil. Through the success of all the sectors we show strength and prosper together as the Rangitīkei.

You want to set up a Business?

We know it can be intimidating setting up your new business while trying to understand the different rules and regulations that may impact your venture. To make life easier on you, we have created an easy to use online form where you can tell us all about your business and we'll work with you to determine what will be needed so you can have assurances that when you open the doors, the only thing you need to worry about is running your business.


Regional Business Partners Network Home -

The Regional Business Partners Network is a gateway that connects you to the right advice, people and
resources. Working together, RBP Network can help you strengthen and grow your
business in many different ways.

Funded by Central Government, the RBP Network consists of 14 regional growth agencies through the country and the Rangitikei District is covered by Whanganui and Partners - Get help to grow your business.

Business Rangitikei Business Rangitikei -

Business Rangitikei is dedicated to supporting local businesses through partnerships, community and resources. Rangitikei District Council is proud to partner with Business Rangitikei and support them to achieve their goals. Watch out for their Business After 5pm events held monthly across the district and get in touch with them to join their growing network of businesses.

For a confidential chat or anything business related in the Rangitikei, please reach out to our Economic Wellbeing team at