Some one-on-one business advice could do you the world of good.

If you’re looking for guidance and support in your business, getting advice and discussing your challenges with a Business Mentor could be just what you need.

Mentoring for Currently Trading Businesses

Our Business Mentoring Programme provides 12 months of confidential one-on-one advice for owners of small and medium-sized businesses that are currently trading and who want to grow or need help to solve specific business challenges.

Volunteer business mentors with experience and empathy for small business offer guidance, act as a sounding board, challenge your thinking and provide you with an independent and fresh perspective.

If your business is currently trading, employs fewer than 25 full-time staff, and is your main source of personal income, then you are eligible for this service. The cost for using this service is a registration fee of $225+GST. Find more information on the general mentoring programme here:


Start-up Mentoring Programme

If you have a start-up business idea and want to discuss it with someone who can offer an unbiased, honest, outside perspective then the start-up mentoring programme is worth looking at.

The start-up mentoring programme is up to six-months and you are matched with a Mentor who can challenge your idea and give feedback to help you make informed decisions moving forward.

The cost for the start-up mentoring programme is a registration fee of $300+GST. Find more information or register for the start-up mentoring programme here:


If you would like to learn more about this service or register for a Business Mentor, you can do so at A member of our team will be in touch with you within five business days to discuss your application in greater detail and you can expect to be matched with a mentor within one month.

If you have any questions or would like to speak with someone directly about this service, please contact James Sauaga on 04 470 9940 or email