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NZ Food Innovation Network

NZ Food Innovation Network

In late 2009 and 2010 the government made the decision to invest $22 million into the establishment of four regional export certified, open-access food development and commercialisation facilities. The purpose of these facilities is to support the food industry to improve new product development, innovation and financial performance of NZ’s food and beverage industry.



InterGest helps New Zealand companies globalise. With offices in over 50 locations worldwide, we provide the necessary local expertise, services and support to successfully operate and grow your business in target export markets. The InterGest system – developed and refined over 40 years of assisting companies in markets around the world – is designed to enable New Zealand companies to establish a local presence in overseas markets in a highly efficient and cost-effective way. We combine our global reach with a tailored approach to optimally suit your company in its international expansion.

Japan-NZ International Ltd

Japan-NZ International Ltd

Will Karaitiana of Christchurch, NZ, and Kara Raku of Kobe, Japan, have skills in family businesses in Japan and NZ combined with strategic management accounting capability to complete value chain analyses and strategic marketing and communications capability to position your product and services in the mind of your customers to maximize sales opportunity.

Japan-NZ International Ltd

How to bid for Government contracts

This guide is part of a Government initiative to help suppliers better engage with government and support good procurement practice. It has been developed under the New Zealand Government Procurement Reform Programme after consultation and discussion with representatives of New Zealand businesses, senior procurement advisers from government agencies, and specialiat advice from Ron Stuart.

Insights on China – sector consumer reports available

Insights on China – sector consumer reports available

If you want to enter or strengthen your position in the world’s No.2 economy, it’s important to understand the huge differences between the Chinese and NZ markets. Market research from 66,000 people in 88 cities is now available, covering consumer behaviour, spending, lifestyle and media across all major industry sectors.

Red Bridge Consulting

Red Bridge Consulting

Red Bridge Consulting is a consulting agent specialsing in the Chinese market. They provide an advisory service to assist New Zealand companies and organisations to develop new business relationships with China.

Business etiquette for India – a primer

Business etiquette for India – a primer

Here are ten areas to consider regarding Indian society and culture. Mastering the nuances of culture is of paramount importance to successfully doing business in India. Further, India is a fairly hierarchical society and hierarchy plays a key role in business interactions.

Japan-NZ International Ltd

Study highlights potential for expansion of trade with South Africa

Trade Minister Tim Groser today welcomed a joint New Zealand/South Africa study of trade trends between New Zealand and South Africa. Hon Rob Davies, South African Minister for Trade & Industry, and Mr Groser announced the study results at a meeting in Stellenbosch. “This study shines a light on our trading relationship with South Africa. It underlines the ease and value of that trading relationship, but there is potential to increase our current modest levels of trade” Mr Groser says.

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The Employers and Manufactuers Association (EMA) includes ExportNZ regions in the top half of the North Island.

Business Central

Business Central includes ExportNZ regions in the lower half of the North Island.


The Canterbury Employers' chamber of Commerce (CECC) includes ExportNZ regions in the top half of the South Island.

Business South

Business South - Otago Chamber & Southern Employers includes ExportNZ regions in the lower half of the South Island.