Invest, move or start your business in Whanganui - we make it easy for you.

Working with Whanganui District Council, we will streamline processes and remove obstacles that get in the way of business growth. We are able to do this through the Business Friendly Group, a cohort of relevant Council and Whanganui & Partners staff who work directly with business owners to provide assistance and support.

How does it work?

If your business is looking to expand or relocate to Whanganui, we will connect you to the Whanganui & Partners Business Friendly facilitator.

Your facilitator will identify which Council team members need to be involved in the project and will facilitate a meeting with the right people. This includes staff from Property, Infrastructure, Building Control, Regulatory, Planning and Communications teams.

Your facilitator will provide you with the assistance you need and maintain the relationship between you and the Council. The facilitator will remain involved until you have all you need to move forward with your project.

Invest in this growing city

Now is a great time to invest in Whanganui. The local economy is resilient and businesses are forming and growing at pace.

Consumer demand is strong and, as net migration amounts to 91% of population growth, opportunities for investment and development abound.

Whanganui has excellent infrastructure and economic diversity and the business leaders at Whanganui & Partners are ready to help you realise this city’s investment potential.

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About Whanganui & Partners

We work to promote Whanganui as a destination to live, visit, work, study and invest. Our activities also include supporting new and existing businesses, bringing events to Whanganui and providing the latest economic data, analysis and commentary on the Whanganui district.

Our Partners

Our relationships form an intrinsic part of our culture and how we work as an organisation. Along with our partners, we help with the facilitation of guidance or expertise. We lead in consultation with a range of partners and stakeholders and work with them to realise the full potential of Whanganui.

Our partnerships lead to better outcomes for our businesses and community.

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