Māori Business

  • The Ministry for Primary Industries Register for Safe Practice webpage is now live.

  • The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) now needs assurances from industries and businesses that their processes protect workers and the public by limiting interactions and reducing the potential spread of COVID-19.
  • All Primary sector businesses enquires need to be directed to 0800 00 83 33 or info@mpi.govt.nz for further details on registering or the registration process. A Fact Sheet is also available for your information

  • Federated Farmers have also set up a COVID-19 support page with resources to help farm employers including letters for employees travelling to and from work.
  • For those involved in horticulture, NZ Plant Producers Inc. have essential business registration and support letters / resources as well.
  • NZ Māori Tourism, FOMA, POUTAMA and the Māori Women’s Development Inc. have united to fully utilise their collective resources, expertise and networks to support you as Covid-19 continues to impact on us all.
  • Please get in touch via the 0800 4POUTAMA (0800 4768 8262) number to receive support. The collective was launched for Māori businesses to provide direct access to specialist advisors who can provide the support you require as business owners and employers during these difficult times. The 0800 line will be open from 8 am – 8 pm Monday to Friday. This service is available to all Māori businesses adversely affected by COVID-19