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Porirua Business Month, June 2022

Porirua Business Month is back!

Business in Porirua will be celebrated throughout June, with a series of events to support, inspire and grow. There will be six free events covering wide-ranging aspects of business.


Porirua Business Month 2022, daily business profiles

Women in Business

8 June, 6pm - 7.30pm, Pātaka Art + Museum

FREE EVENT: Hear from three successful local business wāhine who will share their journey in business.

Join us for Q&A and a chance to network over nibbles afterwards at Pātaka Art + Museum.

  • Anna Guenther, Women in Export Lead, NZTE
  • Maria Mihaka, Vixen Lashes and Winner of Porirua Young Entrepreneurship Award 2022
  • Charlotte Feehan, Head Brewer, Abandoned Brewery

REGISTER - Women in Business

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Getting your business or idea online with Shopify

14 June, 6pm - 8pm, Pātaka Art + Museum

Porirua City Council and Shopify present an introduction to e-commerce and Shopify.

REGISTER - Getting your business or idea online with Shopify

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Shopify E-commerce Health Checks

15 June, 9am - 4pm, Pātaka Art + Museum

Schedule a 45 minute one-on-one meeting with Shopify community experts who will examine your online store and provide helpful feedback.

REGISTER - E-Commerce Health Checks

*These free one-on-one meetings are open to anyone with an online store, it doesn't have to be Shopify.

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Porirua Shopify Meet-up

15 June, 6pm - 9pm, Pātaka Art + Museum

Shopify Meet-up Porirua kicks off 15 June and you're invited to come out and network with other Shopify merchants.

REGISTER - Porirua Shopify Meet-Up


Business after 5

22 June, 5.30pm onwards, Supply Room, Mana

Porirua Chamber of Commerce and Porirua City Council invite you to join us for a Business After 5 event with special guest James Ardern from Whittakers, with the chance for Q&A and networking.

REGISTER - Business after 5

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Economic update with Brad Olsen

23 June, 10am - 12pm, Pātaka Art + Museum

Join Brad Olsen for an economic update on Porirua. He will also share his thoughts on the next 10-20 years, as well as Q&A and networking.

REGISTER - Economic update with Brad Olsen

Porirua Business Month 2022

Check out Porirua Business Month in 2021

A huge thanks to everyone who made this event such a success. Watch the vid to relive the fun and share with everyone who missed out!