WellingtonNZ COVID-19 Response FAQs

Here's how WellingtonNZ can support your business

How can I access funding for support and services?

To be eligible for Covid-19 Business Advisory Funding you need to register your business with the Regional Business Partner Network. Once you're registered, you'll be assigned a WellingtonNZ business advisor to help you get access to funding. 

Register with the RBPN

Should I contact my Business Growth Manager first?

Yes. If you have worked with WellingtonNZ previously, we encourage you to stay connected with whoever you’ve been working prior to this, so they can offer you support.  

Does WellingtonNZ have resources I can access to help my business during this time?

WellingtonNZ hosted a series of online Building Business Resilience webinars addressing some key issues and providing specialist sessions for different effected industries and sectors. These sessions cover topics including remote working, cashflow and forecasting, leadership in crisis, mental health and wellbeing, and addresses some specific industry concerns.

Find recordings of all our sessions here

Can WellingtonNZ help me find an accountant or other service providers to help with specific questions?

Yes. WellingtonNZ has a list of reliable, regional businesses that we can put you in touch with to provide expert advice and support. Get in touch with your Business Growth Manager, or the Business Response Team for more information.   

Is there any extra support for Tourism businesses? 

Yes. Tourism businesses can now apply for funding through the Tourism Transitions Fund, aimed at supporting these businesses gain access to advice and expert services for things such as HR, health and wellbeing, business continuity and hibernation, cashflow and finance management, strategy and digital capability. 

You can access this fund through the Regional Business Partner Network 

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