Pakihi Support

Our people have an enduring entrepreneurial history and our future is bright! At Waikato-Tainui, we’re here to support you in your business through the coordinated utilisation of our expertise, our resources, and our partnerships so that through business we can thrive.

Teeraa anoo ooku nei hoa kei ngaa toopito o te ao, ko ngaa humeka, ko ngaa kaamura, ko ngaa parakimete, ko ngaa pekarohi.

My friends hail from the four corners of the world, they are the shoemakers, the carpenters, the blacksmiths, and the bakers.

– Kiingi Taawhiao

Support & funding for your pakihi

General Business Support

Send us an email.

Start-Up Business Support Package

This package enables tribal members to access up to $5,000 worth of professional services from our partners including; software subscriptions, accountancy support, co-working space, and website development.

Contact us to learn more.

Growth Funding

If your business has an annual turnover of $80,000 and has been operating for more than 12 months, you could be eligible for a growth grant via our partners at Poutama Trust.

Click here for more information and to apply.

Social Procurement

We are actively working on improved procurement from within tribal members pakihi. 

Learn more here

Join Puna Pakihi

If you’re a registered tribal member running a business, consultancy or you have a side-hustle, please let us know.

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Include your tribal registration number. If you do not know this, feel free to give us a call on 0800 TAINUI where the team can assist.

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