Funding and Grants
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Access the financial support you need to help your business prosper.
Business South Inc. welcomes the Government’s announcement that applications for funding from the Innovation Programme for Tourism Recovery are now open.
The $54 million contestable fund has been set up to support transformative innovations that will create fundamental and meaningful impact across the New Zealand-Aotearoa visitor journey.
The Programme is administered by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE).
How to Apply:
Please visit the Innovation Programme for Tourism Recovery website in the first instance where you will find information about the Programme’s criteria and application process as well as an eligibility self-assessment tool. Following review of the site, if you have specific questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org where you will be directed to New Zealand Māori Tourism or Business South Inc.
28 Sep 2023
Come along to this Beer 'n' Yarn hosted by the team at Harbourside Grill to meet the newest Business South partner - the Southland and Otago Regional Engineering Collective (SOREC). We are excited about SOREC joining our business community and sharing the benefits this will bring for members.
02 Oct 2023
PRINCE2™ is a process-based method for effective project management, and will give you the fundamental skills you need to become a successful project manager. It stands for Projects IN Controlled Environments, and is used and recognised all over the world.
Duration: 3 Days ► 8.15am - 5.00pm
Delivery: Business South Training Room
10 Oct 2023
This practical workshop will help you to understand accounting knowledge in plain language, as well as improve your understanding of Statement and Balance Sheets and the common classifications and groupings within them.
Duration: 3 Hours ► 9.00am - 12:00pm
11 Oct 2023
Build on the skills and knowledge developed in Health and Safety Representative Training – Stage One, with an in-depth focus on the Health and Safety at Work Act and associated regulations for maintaining safe working environments.
Duration: 2 Days ► 9.00am - 4.30pm
Delivery: TBC, Oamaru