Useful links

Find out more about New Zealand industry organisations, exporting, incubators and accelerators.

General links
Incubators and accelerators
Industry sectors
Intellectual property
Industry organisations


  • Angel Association

    The Angel Association is an organisation that aims to increase the quantity, quality and success of angel investments in New Zealand and in doing so create a greater pool of capital for innovative start-up companies.

  • Auckland Chamber of Commerce

    The Auckland Chamber of Commerce aims to inspire and influence business vitality. They do this by positively influencing the environment in which businesses operate and by providing “opportunities, products and services” that will improve the success and vitality of business.

  • Auckland Council

    Provides information about the many services Auckland City Council provides, including projects, strategies, rules and regulations for managing the natural and physical resources in Auckland City and Hauraki Gulf islands.

  • Auckland Airport

    Auckland Airport generates billions of dollars for the economy, creating thousands of jobs, and making a vital contribution to New Zealand trade and tourism by strengthening connections with the world.

  • Auckland Visitor Guide

    Browse the online guide to find out more about Auckland, including things to do, places to visit, events and accommodation options.

  • AUT

    Auckland University of Technology. Find out about research institutes and local talent.

  • is the central government's business website. The information and tools on this site are designed specifically for small and medium-sized businesses, and the people who advise and support them.

  • Callaghan Innovation

    Information on a range of science issues including funding, research and development, the science and innovation community, major projects and events. The site is owned by Callaghan Innovation (formally the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment).

  • Department of Labour - Employment Relations

    Basics of employment relations and health and safety requirements for running a business.

  • Employers & Manufacturers Association (EMA)

    EMA is New Zealand’s pre-eminent business association and for over 100 years it has partnered with New Zealand businesses to help them grow, be confident, and seek out new networks and new markets.

  • Immigration New Zealand

    Immigration New Zealand is responsible for bringing the best people to New Zealand to enhance the country's social and economic outcomes.

  • Kiwi Expat Association (Kea) New Zealand

    Kea New Zealand is a not-for-profit organisation whose purpose is to reach and motivate expatriate Kiwis and ‘friends of New Zealand’ to increase their contribution to New Zealand - turning them into a strategic national asset.

  • Massey ecentre

    Massey University’s Business Innovation Centre (ecentre)

  • New Zealand Companies Office

    Overseas companies hub - search the New Zealand companies register.

  • New Zealand Trade & Enterprise (NZTE)

    New Zealand Trade & Enterprise provides access to experienced global business people, market knowledge and qualified opportunities to help New Zealand businesses grow and succeed in the global economy.

  • New Zealand Venture Capital Association (NZVCA)

    NZVCA’s mission is to develop a world-best venture capital and private equity environment for the benefit of investors and entrepreneurs in New Zealand.

  • New Zealand Venture Investment Fund Ltd (NZVIF)

    NZVIF invests in venture capital funds and partners with angel investor groups to drive investment into exciting young New Zealand companies with high-growth potential.

  • Ports of Auckland

    Ports of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading port company, serving the country’s vital international trades through a broad range of cargo handling and logistics services.

  • Study Auckland

    Find out more about studying in Auckland, including study options, training establishments, working while studying and student stories.

  • UniServices

    UniServices is the innovation broker between your company and the intellect of The University of Auckland, responsible for research-based consultancy partnerships, designed education programmes, technology transfer and commercialisation.

Incubators and accelerators

  • AUT Business Innovation Centre

    AUT Enterprises Ltd (AUTEL) works to engage with investment and commercial networks to help bring new technologies to market.

  • Game Dojo Accelerator

    Game Dojo provides mentoring, support networks and opportunities for game and platform studios.

  • The Icehouse

    The Icehouse runs workshops, business events and programmes for start-up companies to grow and develop through networking and funding opportunities.

Life sciences

  • Institute for Innovation in Biotechnology

    The Institute for Innovation in Biotechnology offers start-up and mature companies tailored space in a high-tech environment in which to achieve company goals faster and better.

  • Medical Technology Association of New Zealand (MTANZ)

    The Medical Technology Association of New Zealand (MTANZ) is the leading industry body representing medical technology manufacturers, importers and distributors of medical devices in New Zealand.


    NZBIO is a vibrant member-based organisation focused on growing New Zealand’s prosperous bioeconomy. With hundreds of individual and corporate members from across agbiotech, human health, industrial and environmental and food bioscience, NZBIO plays a leading role in providing practical support for companies to grow.

  • New Zealand Health Innovation Hub

    Bringing together health and industry innovators to give the industry access to clinicians and their ideas.


  • Auckland ICT

    Auckland ICT’s website is the place to profile your business, post latest news about your company, and register for future events.

  • Centre for Software Innovation (CSI)

    CSI provides a bridge between researchers in ICT at the University of Auckland and the industry.

  • New Zealand Technology Industry Association (NZTIA)

    NZTIA promotes growth of the technology industry in New Zealand by acting as the voice of the information and communication technology sector. It takes a leadership role on behalf of members, through direct communication with government, media, other sector groups and the public both locally and overseas.

  • GridAKL

    Auckland’s high-tech innovation cluster will have the focus, support and investment to propel local companies onto the world stage - creating sustainable wealth from great ideas.

  • Institute of IT Professionals

    The Institute of IT Professionals NZ (formerly the NZ Computer Society (NZCS)) is New Zealand's leading body for those working or studying in software and information technology related fields.

  • Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ)

    IPENZ represents engineers from all disciplines, aiming to promote and advance the profession and serve the wider community.

  • InternetNZ

    InternetNZ (Internet New Zealand Inc.) is the non-profit open membership organisation dedicated to protecting and promoting the Internet in New Zealand and fostering a coordinated, cooperative approach to its ongoing development.

  • New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards

    The New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards programme provides premier showcase and networking opportunities for New Zealand technology companies, with judging panels of local and international luminaries.



Screen and digital

  • Film Auckland

    As your first point of contact for the Auckland Screen Production Industry, Film Auckland can help you tap into Auckland and New Zealand’s vast network of experienced and innovative Film Industry professionals.

Intellectual property

Industry organisations

  • Medical Technology Association of New Zealand (MTANZ)

    MTANZ is the leading industry body representing medical technology manufacturers, importers and distributors of medical devices in New Zealand.

  • NZ Gaming Developers Association

    The New Zealand Games Association (NZGA) aims to encourage the development of the game industry in Aotearoa New Zealand, from game design & development, through publishing and sales.

  • New Zealand Technology Industry Association (NZTIA)

    The New Zealand Technology Industry Association (formerly NZICT) promotes the growth of the technology industry in New Zealand by taking a leadership role on behalf of members, through direct communication with government leaders, the media, other sector groups and the public both locally and abroad.


    NZBIO is a vibrant member-based organisation focused on growing New Zealand’s prosperous bioeconomy.


  • Ministry for Primary Industries

    MPI is the ministry formed from the merger of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, the Ministry of Fisheries and the New Zealand Food Safety Authority. MPI is positioned to deliver high-quality services and support to the whole of the primary sector.

  • New Zealand Customs Service

    The New Zealand Customs Service is the government agency with the job of ensuring the security of New Zealand's borders.

  • New Zealand Export Credit Office (NZECO)

    NZECO provides financial guarantee products for New Zealand exporters and banks. Its products help exporters manage risk and capitalise on trade opportunities around the globe.