Covid-19 support

Due to the ongoing effects of COVID-19, many New Zealand businesses are looking for guidance. There are resources and support available through Government designed to help you. These include:

  • COVID-19 Information for Businesses. For the government's central resource for COVID-19 business information with updates about COVID-19 and guidance to help businesses click here(external link).
  • Need to go digital? The Digital Boost, digital skills training to boost your business. Check out the courses available to teach you the digital skills your business needs here(external link).
  • Haven't got your New Zealand Business Number (NZBN) yet? Find out more and get one here(external link).
  • Tourism Communities: Support, Recovery and Re-set Plan 2021. This initiative targets businesses from the five communities most affected by the loss of international tourism: Queenstown Lakes District, Southland District, Kaikōura District, Mackenzie District, and Westland District. For more details see: Tourism Communities: Support, Recovery and Re-set Plan.(external link)


To talk to one of our RBP Growth Advisors, the first step is to register your business with us.

Register your business to get started(external link)


Useful Resources

Tourism Community: Support, Recovery and Re-set Plan - Business Advisory Fund information for businesses

The Government has allocated up to $10 million for Business Advisory Support to enable tourism businesses to receive expert advice to continue, hibernate or cease. 

Registrations for two of the Tourism Communities Funds close on 31 August 2022.

Tourism Community: Support, Recovery and Re-set Plan - Business Advisory Fund information for service providers

The Government has allocated up to $10 million for Business Advisory Support to enable tourism businesses to receive expert advice to continue, hibernate or cease.

Registrations for two of the Tourism Communities Funds close on 31 August 2022

Communication guidelines for services providers

Information on the Management Capability Development Voucher Fund and managing the expectations of customers.

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