Starting a Business

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment have useful information for you to consider before you get set up.
This includes:
• Information on different types of business structures;
• Information on naming your new business;
• Information on registering your new business with the companies office

You can find all of this information here:
http://www.business.govt.nz/starting-and-stopping/entering-a-business/starting-a-business

Inland Revenue have also developed a number of tools to assist you to set up a new business (and to ensure that you are meeting your tax obligations).

Check them out here:
http://www.ird.govt.nz/tool-for-business/?id=201405MegaMenu

Information on Business Grants can be found here:
http://www.business.govt.nz/support-and-advice/grants-incentives
http://www.nzfundinggrants.org/