Doing business in New Zealand

In 2017, New Zealand was voted first out of 189 economies in the world for ease of doing business, according to the IFC World Bank Doing Business report

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For international investors and business people interested in doing business with New Zealand

Te Taurapa Tūhono | New Zealand Trade and Enterprise(external link) is the government agency charged with helping New Zealand businesses to grow internationally. NZTE connects international businesses and investors with high-value growth opportunities in New Zealand.

Hīkina Whakatutuki | Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment > Digital economy research(external link) to download the Investor's Guide to the New Zealand Technology Sector. The guide has information on New Zealand’s leading technology companies, and the domestic and international investment opportunities that exist in the sector.

For companies looking to start, manage, and grow their business link) for tools and expert advice from government and industry, designed to help Kiwi businesses save time and succeed. is part of MBIE, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.

For New Zealand exporters looking for support in communicating their distinctly Kiwi attributes to the world

Learn more about the New Zealand Story

New Zealand Story(external link) for professional, royalty-free images, videos, presentations, infographics and much more to help you bring your story to life offshore.

New Zealand Story has been set up to enhance New Zealand’s reputation beyond natural beauty. In a competitive global economy, reputation matters. And it’s important for a country like ours, that relies on the strengths of its exports, to grow and diversify.


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