The picture depicts, from Maori mythology... Papatūānuku (Earth Mother) and Ranginui (Sky Father) separated by Tāne Mahuta (The Tree) to let love and light in. The tree is represented by the mighty Kauri. In the sky is the Southern Cross and Matariki, both star constellations that point directly at New Zealand and resonate strongly with Kiwi's. The values will gradually be exposed in the roots, the trunk of the tree and the branches. The metaphor for small business is about Nurture (Roots), Resilience (The trunk) and the so much more (The Branches). It is also about adding life... the way energy moves from the roots to the leaves and brings oxygen to the atmosphere.
Rebel Business School has a commitment to and an understanding of the principles of the Te Tiriti O Waitangi (Treaty of Waitangi) and bi-culturalism; and to the multi-cultural richness that is Aotearoa; and a commitment to upholding these in our daily work.
The Rebel Business School Aotearoa holds the following values as inherent to its DNA. Our core values are:
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Organisations we advocate for...
EDNZ is a national not for profit that empowers and enables individuals and organisations either practicing, or associated with, economic development across New Zealand.
EDNZ support their members through building capability, collaboration and thought leadership that is trusted and valued.
EDNZ supports its members through a number of services including:
Kea nurtures a vibrant and diverse community who share a strong passion for New Zealand and the success of its people and businesses.
Founded in 2001, Kea nurtures a diverse and vibrant community of Kiwi and friends of New Zealand, who share a strong passion for New Zealand and the success of its people and businesses with operations in Auckland, London, New York and Beijing.
Kea’s mission is to enable better understanding of these exploring Kiwi through goodwill and connection for the benefit of New Zealand and to provide our expats with the information and support they need to thrive.
Kea is connected and dedicated to supporting our nation’s most valuable resource – its people. Join Kea and help build a stronger New Zealand, wherever you are in the world.
For more information go to: www.keanewzealand.com/
The Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) was created by the communities that celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) each November to serve as a platform for coordinating and developing new programs and initiatives aimed at strengthening entrepreneurship around the world.
Founded in 2019, GEN New Zealand's purpose is to:
The BusinessNZ Council, BusinessNZ's governance body, guides and contributes to policy development formulated through consultation with thousands of member businesses.
member businesses that together cover the entire country.
For more information go to: www.businessnz.org.nz/
From its beginnings in 1991, Business Mentors New Zealand is now the leading national business mentoring service provider to the SME sector in New Zealand. The mentoring service has assisted over 70,000 SME owners, this number increasing every day engaging existing business, start-up and the not for profit sector clients annually.
This vital service is made possible by a network of over 2,000 volunteer business mentors and 14 agencies throughout New Zealand. Mentors have a diverse range of skills and experience and provide our business clientele with a sounding board to assist in their personal growth and business development potential.