Get the help you need
A one-stop-business support-hub!
Whether you are a regular member of The Orchard or not, this is where any business owner (big, small, new or old) can come along and chat to helpful business advisors for FREE!
The Orchard is home to Northland Inc's business growth team - these are the guys charged with growing Northland's economy through business development - they're here just for you!
Under the same roof we have The Northland Chamber of Commerce who are here to guide you down a path to business excellence through events, advice and mentorship.
To the left, right and centre of where you are sitting in our hub, you will find a number of other business people just like you who will have skills in various areas - everyone here is willing to lend a listening ear or share a few tips. It's our culture!
Haere mai kia whitiwhiti korero pakihi
Come and chat to us about your business!
To make an appointment to chat with one of the team, please give us a call or an email. 09 438 5110 or [email protected]
Business Growth Advisors
Whatever sector, size or stage your business is at, Northland Inc's team of business growth advisors are ready to support you and your next step. The mobile team travels around the region to meet with local business owners about their needs and the tools that are available to support them.
Regional Business Partner Network
Register here to work with a trusted and independent Growth Advisor to move your enterprise forward
The Orchard's mission is to support startups and foster entrepreneurship in Northland. Here are some of the ways we can suppport you on your startup journey.
Connect with our Early Stage Business Advisor
Northland Inc's incubation specialist, Jessica Henderson, is focused on working with Northland businesses in their early stages.
The Pick Business Accelerator
A business accelerator, The Pick focuses on building core strength into a venture and its leadership and is a free programme for Northlanders to participate in.
The Tai Tokerau Incubator Programme helps businesses validate and develop their business ideas, build their customer base, get investment ready and go global, quickly. This service is available to Northland startups in association with Massey University’s ecentre, a founder incubator hub funded by Callaghan Innovation.
Start Up Resources
We know it's not easy to start so here are some resources to help you navigate your journey.
A Place to develop your dreams
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