Business Support - Financial & Advisory

Otago Regional Business Partners support during COVID-19 pandemic


The Otago Regional Business Partner Network (RBP) team is here to discuss your key business challenges with you and link you with the support that is available at this time. We also operate the Business Mentor New Zealand Programme for Otago and can match you with one our talented mentors.


Individual Business Support 

If you would like to speak with one of our team about what is available to support businesses through COVID-19, please register on the Regional Business Partner Website  If you have queries about accessing RBP support & advice, please email  Phone: 0800 42 49 68


COVID-19 Advisory Funding

The Regional Business Partner Network was given additional government funds to support businesses through COVID-19 alert levels 4-3. 

The focus of this funding was to assist businesses to access 1-1 support with professionals in the following areas:

  • Employee Relations & Legal
  • Finance and Cashflow Management
  • Health and Wellness
  • Business Continuity Support
  • Marketing Support
  • Digital Enablement Services

Our Regional Business Partner Growth Advisors are continuing to work with the businesses that have registered.

There are still resources available through the network to help businesses, including:

  • RBP Growth Advisors in your region who can help you navigate to find the right support;
  • Free webinars tailored to specific business need;
  • The Management Capability Development Fund is still an option for those wanting to undertake training activities.

COVID-19 Business Support webinars

The Otago Regional Business Partner Programme is delivering a number of online Covid-19 Response Workshops for business.  Click here for more information


Business Mentors New Zealand

The RBP team also manage the Business Mentor Programme for Otago. They have a talented and diverse set of mentors available to work with businesses and help you through the weeks and months ahead. If you would like to be connected with a mentor, please register here

For any other queries, please email our team on Thank you for your ongoing support.