Whānaua – Growth

I'd like to grow my business and add value to my offering

Growth workshops

If you’re a business that has been operating for more than two years, these workshops will help grow your business, add value to your offering, and take advantage of new opportunities.

Digital Marketing 

Discover how online marketing can change the way you do business.

The Digital Marketing workshop will cover topics such as,

  • Determining your strategic marketing approach
  • Best practice in key areas: social media, search (SEM & SEO) and display advertising

Business Innovation

Explore innovation, product diversification, and strategy in your business.

The Business Innovation workshop will cover topics such as,

  • Scanning your industry for opportunities and challenges
  • Applying the ten types of innovation framework to generate ideas
  • Prioritising ideas for the best chance at success

Show Me The Money

Get on top of your business finances.

The Show Me The Money workshop will cover topics such as,

  • How to interpret key financial information
  • How to price your good or service
  • Key performance indicators
  • Financial tools that will help track my finances and book keep
  • The effect of discounting

What’s Taxing You!?

Understand your tax requirements as a business owner.

The What’s Taxing You!? workshop will cover topics such as,

  • Understanding how you and your business (Sole Trade, Partnership, Company or Trust) are being taxed
  • Look at PAYE, GST, Withholding tax, FBT and how to file these taxes with the IRD
  • What are your responsibilities as an Employer to deduct PAYE, kiwisaver and others deductions from staff pay
  • How do I pay myself?
  • Other non-taxable deductions (e.g. Capital vs R&M, Entertainment regime, ACC)


Plus get one hour’s free mentoring

Attend one of these workshops and get one hour’s free one-on-one mentoring with a business coach. This is invaluable, tailored advice for your specific business from people who have succeeded in business themselves.

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If you cannot find a desired location in the list of workshops below, tell us where you would like to see Pakihi deliver workshops by filling out an enquiry form here

  • Auckland
  • Blenheim
  • Christchurch
  • Dunedin
  • Gisborne
  • Hamilton
  • Hastings
  • Hokitika
  • Huntly
  • Invercargill
  • Kaikohe
  • Kaikoura
  • Kaitaia
  • Lower Hutt
  • Masterton
  • Napier
  • Nelson
  • New Plymouth
  • Opotiki
  • Palmerston North
  • Papamoa
  • Porirua
  • Queenstown
  • Rotorua
  • Taumarunui
  • Taupo
  • Tauranga
  • Te Awamutu
  • Te Kuiti
  • Test Location
  • Tokoroa
  • Turangi
  • Wairoa
  • Wellington
  • Whakatane
  • Whanganui
  • Whangarei