We’re closely following Government guidelines in relation to COVID-19. Please note this is affecting many of our services and for the latest updates please go to our Covid-19 information page.
We value the diverse range of businesses we have operating in Porirua City, all of which play a vital role in our economy
On this page we’ve provided you with links to Government support, information and resources, as well as where you can find helpful local advice and support.
A support site for small businesses to ask questions and get help from a whole range of business advisors - www.manaaki.io
For information about changes to help commercial tenants and landlords go to justice.govt.nz
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For more information about insolvency relief for businesses affected by Covid-19, see companiesoffice.govt.nz
We know our local businesses need support now more than ever. That’s why we’re encouraging people to buy local and connecting them to our amazing businesses. Join our Love Local - Porirua Facebook Group and engage with people who want to support local businesses, Sign up to the new Love Local Business Directory and let people know how you’re operating during Covid-19.
The emergence of Covid-19 has created work health and safety risks that need to be carefully managed. WorkSafe offers comprehensive advice and guidance for businesses and workers.
Even if you aren’t a member you can now access the Chamber’s wide range of resources including the Government’s Capability Voucher Funding. This provides access to business training and coaching services with up to 50% subsidy towards the registered service cost. poriruachamber.co.nz
Our Business Response Team is here for small businesses needing help or support. Simply email your phone number to email@example.com and we’ll be in touch within one to three days. If you have a question about rates, consents or other council services please call our customer services team on (04) 237 5089 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pacific Business Trust offers practical business assistance and support with personalised attention for Pasifika organisations and sole traders.
Te Puni Kōkiri provides information to help you with your whenua-related business as well as access to general support for you and your whānau. See tpk.govt.nz/en/covid19-support-for-whenua-businesses
Get access to online webinars, business advice and support resources. The WellingtonNZ team can also help you access the Government’s Capability Voucher Funding which helps business owners to access business training and coaching services, by providing them with up to 50% subsidy towards the registered service cost.