COVID-19: Business Support

Biz Hub Helpline

If you’re a business owner or organisation that has been affected by COVID-19, you can contact the Biz Hub helpline to arrange a meeting (over the phone or digitally) with one of the Business Advisors to discuss how you are affected by COVID-19 and what support you need.

The Business Advisors will then provide direction and advice on how to get this support, by connecting you with key providers and Government agencies, such as IRD and Work and Income, as well as helping you understand how to better utilise your current providers.

This is free of charge and accessible to any business or organisation in the Bay of Plenty.

  • If you are based in the Western Bay of Plenty, and you want to gain free support from a Business Advisor, please contact 0800 BIZ HUB (0800 249 482) or
  • If you are based in Central Bay of Plenty, please contact Linda on 021 837 8222 or
  • If you are based in Eastern Bay of Plenty, please contact 07 219 3827 or

Virtual Training Sessions

We are offering a series of FREE digital training courses over the coming weeks. Suitable for everyone, from business owners to employees, these are to help you upskill and support you through COVID-19.

Click here to review our full calendar of events. 


Business Support Workshops

The Tauranga Chamber of Commerce is also planning digital workshops on issues that are affecting the collective business community, such as financial navigation, staff wellbeing and management, cash flow, continuity planning and strategy, and supply chain management.

Full details of these workshops will be released soon.


Businesses Helping Businesses (B2B Support)

Over the coming weeks, we will help connect businesses with other opportunities and businesses, to help you get the support you need.

Click here to view our directory.

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