Kia Puāwai Te Pakihi – Māori in business speaker series

A series of webinars to support Māori to thrive in business and increase financial wellbeing.

Webinar recordings

Ko te kai a te rangatira, he kōrero – Knowledge and communication is the food of chiefs

Hear from Toni Kerr, Head of Māori Business Projects and Strategic Relationships at WellingtonNZ (Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Ngāti Raukawa ki te Tonga), and senior members of ANZ’s Māori team on governance approaches which can help Pakihi Māori think differently about governance. It considers a range of entities, from purely commercial to kaupapa Māori entities, whether well-established or just starting out.

Te Ōhanga Māori – the Māori economy

Karleen Everitt – ANZ Te Kaitohu Rautaki Māori, Head of Te Ao Māori Strategy – and ANZ Chief Economist Sharon Zollner shared their thoughts on:

  • The Māori Economy
  • Trends that will influence 2023.

Kia whakaohooho – Inspiring each other for a better future, part 1

A successful Māori business founder and experienced Māori business bankers shared their collective learnings on:

  • ‘Giving it a crack’ no matter where you come from
  • Potential challenges and opportunities for a fast growing business
  • Tips and ideas for Māori in business and those that support Māori in business.

Kia whakaohooho – Inspiring each other for a better future, part 2

A successful Māori business founder and experienced Māori business bankers shared their collective learnings on: 

  • Building a successful business plan 
  • Surrounding yourself with a winning team
  • Building a platform for growth.

Kia Whakamahere – How to create an effective business plan

A good business plan can make a huge difference to your mahi. In this workshop you’ll learn how to create an effective plan – and how to use it to make your business fly, including:

  • The key benefits of planning
  • A brief guide to preparing a business plan
  • Key aspects to consider when developing a plan.

Kia whai rawa – How to make a profit and maintain your cash flow

Running a successful business is about managing your pūtea well. This workshop helped show you how to generate sustainable profits over the long term, while keeping the cash flow ticking over day-to-day, including:

  • How to prepare a profitability budget
  • How to prepare a cash flow forecast
  • Tips to improve cash flow.

More webinars

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Te Wairua O Te Tiriti me Ngā Moemoeā: The Promise of Te Tiriti and aspirations for business

We bring together experienced ANZ Māori business bankers with a successful Māori business founder to share their collective learnings on:

  • Centring personal and business around Māori culture
  • Bringing these traditional values into mainstream
  • Maramataka (the traditional Māori lunar calendar).

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