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New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE)

Te Taurapa Tūhono | New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) is the government agency charged with helping businesses to grow internationally, for the good of New Zealand. We work with “born global” tech businesses of all sizes, as well as firms raising growth capital.

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Te Taurapa Tūhono | New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) is the New Zealand government's international business development agency. Our job is to support exporters in order to grow a productive, sustainable and inclusive economy.

We work with all kinds of innovative businesses, including tech startups, established tech businesses in all sectors, service providers, device manufacturers and more. Our focus is on helping these businesses to grow internationally.

We have more than 750 employees in 54 offices around the world, with 40 languages spoken. Alongside our team, hundreds of private sector advisors around the world use their knowledge and connections to add value to ambitious New Zealand businesses who want to go global, for the good of New Zealand.

NZTE helps New Zealand businesses to grow internationally by:

  • making our knowledge, resources and connections available to New Zealand businesses of all kinds
  • connecting New Zealand businesses with the right partners and investors for growth
  • connecting global investors and companies with opportunities in New Zealand
  • elevating New Zealand's business reputation in international markets.

We tailor our support to our customers' changing needs, offering light-touch guidance to those at the beginning of their export journey and engaging more intensively with those who are further along. We don't charge anything for our time.

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