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Aroha Heeni

Albany and Papakura (Auckland Region)

Aroha Heeni (Ngāti Raukawa and Ngāpuhi) has over 10 years’ experience in business education and 25 years’ experience in business and self-employment. She is the owner of Bookkeeper Express Ltd.

Teaching Experience

Aroha has taught in many areas of business education, including People Management, Human Resources, Marketing, Business Law, Business Planning, and Exit Strategy. She is a specialist in accounting, finance, and taxation. In addition, Aroha is an experienced business mentor. Aroha provides services as a workshop facilitator for various organisations, including corporates, non-profits, SMEs, and community and business associations. She is also a mentor for Business in the Community.  Previously, Aroha was a facilitator and mentor for BYOB (Be Your Own Boss), which involved assisting with business planning. She has also been a Facilitator and Mentor for Waitakere Enterprise, involved with Te Puni Kōkiri’s Māori Business Facilitation Service and New Zealand Trade and Enterprise. More recently, Aroha has facilitated the Certificate in Applied Small Business Growth and Development (NZQA Level 5) and Certificate in Small Business Management (NZQA Level 4) for Te Wānanga o Aotearoa.

Business Experience

Aroha is the owner of Bookkeeper Express Ltd, which specialises in business bookkeeping, accounting, and audit preparation. In addition, Aroha owned its predecessor organisation, BizNZ Ltd. She has also been the owner of many small businesses in the fashion, beauty, and hospitality industries.