Business Mentors

Business Mentors New Zealand is a business support service offered as part of the Regional Business Partnership Programme. BizMentors


Business owners who would like some support or guidance with their business are invited to register for a Business Mentor. Whether you’d like a fresh approach or an independent perspective to bounce new ideas, help avoid some common pitfalls, or be held accountable to someone outside your normal support network, a Business Mentor may achieve better results.Mentor volunteer their time, but a registration fee is required to cover some operational costs of the programme. Once registration is received, you will be matched with a mentor that best suits your needs. 18.08.18 BBN advert Dec17 pic LM 500pxw
Business Mentors New Zealand offers three programmes:

  •  Business Mentors for SME businesses who are currently trading and have less than 25 Employees;
  •  Start-up Mentors for those who have a new business idea or looking to start a new business;
  • Community Mentors for key personnel of not-for-profit organisations.

The level of success you achieve from your mentoring relationships depends on the level of commitment you make to it.

For more information about gaining access to a Mentor, please visit or contact on 0800 Helpline (0800 249 482) or 


Becoming a Business Mentor

If you are an experienced business person who understands the challenges that face small business and you’d like to give something back to the community, we’d love to hear from you.

We provide ongoing support with resources, collaboration and an Accreditation Seminar which provides tools for effective mentoring, ‘best practice’ principles, and interaction with other local mentors.

Please click here to view eligibility for becoming a Business Mentor, or click here to register.

For more information about becoming a Business Mentor, please visit or contact on 0800 Helpline (0800 249 482) or

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