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Business Networking

Pakihi Ora business networks play a crucial role in supporting Small and Medium-sized Māori Enterprises (SMEs) by providing them with a platform to connect, collaborate, and access various resources.

Pakihi Ora creates a space for Māori business owners to connect with like-minded individuals who share cultural values and aspirations. This connection fosters a sense of belonging and cultural identity within the business community.

Pakihi Ora network facilitates networking opportunities, allowing Māori businesses to form partnerships, collaborations, and joint ventures. These collaborations can lead to new business opportunities, increased market access, and shared expertise.

The Pakihi Ora network can assist Māori businesses in accessing markets, both locally and internationally. By pooling resources and knowledge, the network can help Māori businesses overcome market entry barriers and expand their customer base.

Pakihi Ora can act as an advocate for Māori businesses, representing their interests at various levels of government and in the business community. This representation can help address issues that are unique to Māori businesses and create a supportive policy environment.

Hei āpitihanga, Pakihi Ora can provide guidance on integrating cultural protocols and practices into business operations, allowing Māori businesses to conduct their activities in a way that aligns with their cultural values and principles.

The Pakihi Ora network can promote and showcase Māori businesses through various channels, increasing their visibility and market presence. This exposure can attract potential customers, partners, and investors.

In summary, Pakihi Ora Māori business network creates a supportive and culturally sensitive ecosystem that empowers Māori businesses to flourish.


Over a hundred pakihi māori in Rotorua waiting to give and receive referrals.


One year strong and still growing our memberships and pakihi māori


Our strategic goal to have over 500+ pakihi māori connecting, growing and supporting each other.

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