Important Information For Your Business

Key Resources:


Official Government COVID-19 Site
Ministry of Health - Official Updates
Work & Income - Support & Assistance
Inland Revenue - Tax Relief 
Business Govt - Guidance for Businesses
New Zealand Trade & Enterprise - Information for Exporters
Ministry of Social Development - Assistance
Employment New Zealand - Workplace Responses


Wage Subsidies

Need Help Applying for Wage Subsidies? Watch this video then visit the Work & Income site to apply. 



 Getting support at level 4  

The Hawke's Bay Chamber of Commerce exists to provide support to businesses all across the region. With developments regarding COVID-19 changing by the hour, there are feelings of uncertainty around our business community. 

We have created an online Facebook group for giving people and businesses a platform to share what their business is doing and what others are offering, this is open to all Hawke’s Bay businesses to share dialogue of support, products and services. 



Join The Hawke's Bay

Chamber Connection Group



Recent Updates

March 27, 2020

An Economic Outlook of the Covid-19 Situation

The economists from ASB share their views on the impacts of COVID-19 on their forecasts... Read More


March 26, 2020

Hawke’s Bay Airport Construction Temporary Shutdown.

In line with the Government’s direction in response to COVID-19 Hawke’s Bay... Read More


An Important Message from New Zealand Red Cross

In this unprecedented time, Red Cross continues working in our Hawke’s Bay community... Read More


Let’s Get Connected
Now more than ever we need to connect with each other, keep in touch, stay informed and... Read More



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Tools & Resources


Financial Survival Plan

Feeling anxious about your business & finances? This article gives a thorough explanation of everything you need to know to support your staff & business during this difficult time. 


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Top Tips for Working from Home

Found your self surrounded by children & pets while you are still trying to meet dead lines? We've got some tips to help you through the next few weeks.


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How to create a continuity plan for your business

It may feel like COVID-19 has shaken your foundations, but it is important we start planning for recovery because we will unite against COVID-19 and get through this. Here is a step by step guide to creating a continuity and contingency plan.


Read the step by Step Guide



Pandemic Planning Template

Feeling a little overwhelmed with information? Use this Pandemic Planning Template to get you started.


Download the template



How to stay in touch with us


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