Coming home: business resources
Kea is here to support our global community of New Zealanders. We know that the process of coming home can be difficult right now, and every situation is different. We’ve put together a list of useful guides and resources to help you start your business in New Zealand, or manage your global business from New Zealand.
Before you go
Go to websites:
- Business.govt.nz – Tools, tips, visual guides, and case studies to help you get your business started in New Zealand, growth, tax and accounting, hiring, doing business online, risks and operations, and more.
- Investment options in New Zealand – Practical guides from New Zealand Now on various ways to invest in New Zealand, from starting a business to buying a business.
- Guidance from Inland Revenue – What you need to know about starting a new business in New Zealand to help you get it right from the start and avoid penalties and interest.
- 17-point checklist for starting a business – This checklist from Xero provides a roadmap for building and running your business in New Zealand.
- Choosing the right structure for your business – Understand the common structures for businesses in New Zealand, and how to choose the structure that suits the way you work and the kind of business you are in.
- Managing an overseas company in New Zealand – If you have a business incorporated in an overseas country, the New Zealand Companies Office has prepared a set of advice and key considerations, including how to set-up your company as a New Zealand business, and how to transfer incorporation to New Zealand.
- New Zealand Start Up Pack – Prepared and designed by DLA Piper, this Start-up Pack provides assistance and support to early stage start-ups and high growth companies in New Zealand, to ensure they create the right legal framework and protect their business.
- KPMG Private Enterprise – The KPMG Private Enterprise team provide a range of services that are designed to connect your business to opportunities and drive success at every stage of your business lifecycle.
How you can help
The COVID-19 pandemic will have a massive effect on New Zealand’s most vulnerable. We understand not everyone is in a position to help, however, if you want to give back during this time, here are a few ways you can donate.
- Safe Night – Women’s Refuge, NZ – Help the victims of family violence by booking a room for someone you’ll never meet, in a place you’ll hopefully never visit.
- The Foodbank Project – The Salvation Army – Donate to help support vulnerable New Zealanders with essential items and food bundles.
- COVID-19 Community Response Fund – The Auckland Foundation – Donate to help provide financial support to vulnerable communities in New Zealand.
- Nanogirls Lab – Give the gift of STEM learning to kids all around the world.
Join the Kea community, NZ’s online home for returning Kiwis.
We’re here to support returning Kiwis. Here’s our list of resources to help you plan your return and next steps.
Looking for a new role in New Zealand? Visit the Kea job portal and find your next career opportunity.