Māori Enterprise

Te Matapaeroa 2021

  • Published: 18 December 2023

Te Matapaeroa is our data and insights series about Māori-owned businesses, Māori sole traders and significant employers of Māori. Te Matapaeroa 2021 is the third iteration in this series.

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Te Au Rangahau: Māori Business Research

  • Published: 24 May 2023

Understanding the economic value of Māori taonga: a scoping study

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New data on Māori Business

  • Published: 16 September 2022

The business activities of Māori Authorities and other Māori enterprises come under the spotlight in new data produced by Statistics NZ, contributing to a growing kete of information.

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Te Matapaeroa 2019

  • Published: 17 November 2020

This research outlines the number and breadth of economically significant Māori-owned businesses and provides a clearer picture of the contribution of Māori to the wider economy.

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An Indigenous Approach to the Living Standards Framework

  • Published: 01 February 2019

This discussion paper provides a Māori perspective on the Living Standards Framework that has been developed by the Treasury to measure wellbeing. It draws on Māori values and principles to provide a different perspective on wellbeing.

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Waikato Region Maaori Economic Action Plan and Agenda

  • Published: 23 February 2018

A Short-term Action Plan and a Long-term Economic Agenda for Maaori in the Waikato Region to work together intended to lift the economic performance of Maaori, and the economies of the Waikato and New Zealand in the process.

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He Tautoko i ngā Pakihi Māori | Support for Māori Business

  • Published: 13 July 2017

Whether you have a business idea or are well established in the international markets, there is a range of help available to you through government agencies and non-governmental organisations. This guide has been developed by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment to help you understand what information, assistance and support is available and where you can go to access it.

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He kai kei aku ringa – The Crown-Māori Economic Growth Partnership

  • Published: 28 March 2013

The Māori Economic Development Strategy and Action Plan, He kai kei aku ringa, provides a blueprint for a productive, innovative, and export-orientated Māori economy that will support better paying jobs and higher living standards. The Māori Economic Development Panel produced two documents:

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Māori, Science and Innovation - scenarios of potential, opportunity and value

  • Published: 20 May 2011

This paper summarises scenarios modelled to demonstrate potential benefits (or costs) to the Māori economy, as well as to the wider NZ economy over the period to 2061.

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Tirohanga Ohanga mō Te Moana a Toi: Māori Entrepreneurs in Te Moana ā Toi and New Zealand for 2001 and 2006

  • Published: 23 March 2010

Growing and promoting higher levels of Māori entrepreneurship and innovation has been identified as one of the key enablers for greater Māori participation in the future economy.

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Small to Medium Enterprises

  • Published: 29 January 2009

In 2007, the total value added produced by Māori businesses represented approximately 2.0% of New Zealand’s GDP compared to 1.2% in 1996

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The Implications of a Recession for the Māori Economy

  • Published: 29 January 2009

Te Puni Kōkiri presented a paper at the Māori Economic Summit providing a snapshot of and highlighting the key risks to the Māori economy in order to inform further work to mitigate these risks. It also outlines the key drivers for future change and how some Māori businesses may be placed to take advantage of these trends.

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