Pakihi Māori Summit to guide entrepreneurship in Whanganui

Our vision is to develop Māori entrepreneurship by celebrating our Māori businesses' incredible progress and connecting them to support services and agencies to develop further

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This Whanganui & Partners collaboration aims to further develop Māori entrepreneurs in Whanganui. The Pakihi Māori Summit will celebrate business progress to date, and connect Māori businesses to further support services and agencies in the business development space (locally and nationally). The outcomes for this project are:

  • Enable Māori business to be engaged in further business support services and pathways
  • Celebrate & highlight the success of start-up Māori businesses
  • Establish a framework for Māori business development as an eco-system in Whanganui to ensure future prosperity
  • Convert early ideas & business concepts into successful businesses

Organisations with information stalls set up on the day include:


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In addition Whanganui Sound and Lighting & 24/11 Silent Sound have joined forces to provide a listening experience like no other. Sit back, put on your head set and be inspired.


The Summit will livestream on Whanganui & Partners Facebook Live

Health and Safety

This event is run by following the Events and Entertainment at Alert Level Two Guidelines set out by the Ministry of Health.

On the day of the event:

  • We strongly encourage you to wear a face covering.
  • Stay home if you are unwell or if you have been asked to isolate.
  • Scan in using the NZ COVID Tracer App.
  • Avoid congregating or gathering at entrances or in small shared spaces such as the bathroom and keep a safe 1m distance from people that you do not know.
  • If you need to pay for your food or drinks, use contactless payment options if possible.
  • Follow the venue’s safety measures.

Please check out this link for any further information Events and Entertainment at Alert Level 2

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