Te Taitokerau Regional Trade Hui – Saturday 1 May

Te Taitokerau Regional Trade Hui – Saturday 1 May

Kia ora koutou,

We are excited to announce that our final regional hui will be held this Saturday (1 May), at the Turner Centre in Kerikeri and live on Facebook.

Key details:

Where: Turner Centre, 43 Cobham Road, Kerikeri 

When: Saturday 1 May, 2021 – 7:30am – 3.55pm.

Click here to view the full programme details – registration details below. 

This hui follows the postponement of our original gathering earlier in the year due to COVID-19, so we are really pleased to finally bring this important kaupapa to you.

The Te Taitokerau hui will have a special focus – Na Wahine Toa on Trade – with presentations from Hon Nanaia Mahuta and South African High Commissioner – Her Excellency Ms Vuyiswa Tulelo among others.

At the hui you’ll get the chance to kōrero together on the issues, opportunities and trade strategies with New Zealand ministers, lead trade negotiators, other international trade leaders and Te Taitokerau business leaders. 

We’ll also cover what’s happening with global and regional trading blocs like the UK, Europe, the US, China and other parts of Asia and the strategies being formulated to navigate these challenges.

The hui will include:

  • Ministers Opening Address, scene setting and Government priorities
  • Other leading international trade leaders
  • APEC 2021 and Māori Interests
  • State of International Trade Negotiations (lead negotiations)
  • Te Taitokerau business and community leaders on trade interests.

Register now to secure your place. The event will also be streamed online here from 8:45am



Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business

CCAB delivers programs that facilitate the growth of Indigenous business, build relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous business, and ensure life-long learning for Indigenous entrepreneurs, and other Canadian business leaders. These efforts recognise the central role that Indigenous business and communities hold in the future of Canada.
Our mission is to promote, strengthen and enhance a prosperous Indigenous economy through the fostering of business relationships, opportunities and awareness for all of our members.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

The Ministry acts in the world to make New Zealanders safer and more prosperous.
E mahi ana te Manatū i te Ao kia whai haumaru me te whai rawa mo Aotearoa.
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New Zealand Trade and Enterprise

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) is the government agency charged with helping New Zealand businesses to grow internationally.
We use our extensive knowledge and global networks to help exporters of all sizes make better decisions and connect to the right partners and investors.
We connect international businesses and investors with high-value growth opportunities in New Zealand.
By supporting New Zealand businesses, we boost New Zealand's economy and reputation, and help to share what's special about New Zealand with the rest of the world.

Callaghan Innovation

We are New Zealand's innovation agency. We activate innovation and help businesses grow faster for a better New Zealand.
We partner with ambitious businesses of all sizes, providing a range of innovation and research and development (R&D) services to suit each stage of growth.
Our people – including more than 200 of New Zealand’s leading scientists and engineers – empower innovators by connecting people, opportunities and networks, and providing tailored technical solutions, skills and capability development programmes, and grants co-funding.

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) plays a central role in shaping and delivering a strong New Zealand economy.
Our role is to create better outcomes for all New Zealanders, particularly by supporting business growth.
We are responsible for the delivery of advice, regulation and services that have a real impact on people, businesses and the environment within which they operate.