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Regional Business Partners

Otago Regional Business Partners

Looking to start, grow or develop your business?

We’ll connect you with the right people, information and resources to support your next steps.

Otago Regional Business Partners is one of the 14 regional growth agencies that make up the Regional Business Partner Network.

As our name suggests, we service the Otago region, and our contract is held by Business South Inc.

It is our goal to be the one-stop shop for small to medium Otago businesses to connect to the right advice, the right people, and the right resources. Working together, we want to help your business survive, revive, and thrive.

This is what we are good at.

9

Otago Growth Advisors

4,203

Otago Businesses Supported

$14.9m+

Provided to Otago Businesses This Year*

*2021-22 financial year. Management Capability Funding and Tourism Communities Funding.

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Access tailored support to get ahead.

Once you've registered with us, we’ll match you with a local Growth Advisor who will help you take a birds-eye view of your whole business.

From there, we’ll connect you to the right people, resources and funding support to help you and your business to thrive.

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About Regional Business Partners

The Regional Business Partner Network is made up of 14 regional growth agencies funded by the New Zealand government to strengthen business.

Find out more about the Regional Business Partner Network on their website.

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“You and your RBP team are my superheroes! Thank you so much for this support. Without it, the picture is grim. Knowing where to focus my efforts and dollar in marketing is going to be so critical to survive now, and thrive past this. I am so incredibly grateful!"

Lisa Carnie, Pelvic Solutions

Type Of Support


Research and Development

Research and Development

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Business Mentors

Business Mentors

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Funding and Grants

Funding and Grants

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Tourism Support

Tourism Support

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Regional Business Case Study: 222 Photographic Studios

It’s no secret that the events market has been one of the hardest hit during covid times. Constant booking, postponement/cancellations for two years and counting.

Regional Business Case Study: Arrowtown Motel Apartments

Having someone come in as a third party who had the time and background to understand the business and complete an objective assessment and critique the business has been amazing.

Regional Business Partner Case Study: Black Sheep

The team are really happy in a safe and secure space which I am so happy with. It has been a really nice pivot for us to focus on the staff so much with the gift of time COVID has given us.

Regional Business Partner Case Study: Addstaff Ltd

The support has been amazing, and we are so grateful to have been able to access assistance to help us through this time. We have new, updated systems and contracts now, which will help us for a long time to come.