Up to 200 nationwide Pakihi Workshops are supported by the Māori Innovation Fund. Pakihi is a new series of free workshops and mentoring designed to help Māori businesses move forward, flourish and succeed. Pakihi provides new skills, a growth plan, mentoring and connections with other business support organisations and networking opportunities.
Purpose of Pakihi Workshops
Advisors offer professional business advice and mentoring as they work with collectives on business development projects aimed at realising the potential commercial value of the collective’s assets.
Pakihi focuses on supporting Māori businesses to:
Become operational as a new business
Increase business activity to employ additional staff
Progress further into business, industry or tertiary training