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Activate Tāmaki Makaurau Short LP


Let’s Work Together to Get Your Business Growing in 2022!


Activate Tāmaki Makaurau

Apply for an Activate Tāmaki Makaurau Grant And
Receive Business Support Valued Up To $7,000+GST


COVID-19 has changed everyday life in New Zealand, as well as the performance of the country’s businesses. Businesses that have remained nimble have fared better in the face of a number of supply, labor, and legislative challenges. How has your business fared?

In the face of the pandemic, your company’s path forward will depend on the lessons you learn now and the new strategies you employ. By participating in Activate Tāmaki Makaurau, every small business owner in Auckland has the chance to strengthen their business and grow. It’s our pleasure to be a registered program provider and help your business succeed.

Why you should Activate with BYBNZ!

With us, you will get the best bang for your buck. Here are some benefits you can expect…

  • a seat in our monthly mastermind group
  • automatic entry into the draw to win one of 2 iPads
  • Service matching dollar-for-dollar from us. Therefore, when you spend your $3000 Business Advice Support Grant with us, we will match it with an additional $3000 in services! We will also match your $4000 Implementation Grant!

Our goal is to build long-term relationships with small businesses in Auckland, so contact us today and we’ll tailor your Activate Tāmaki Makaurau program to meet your needs.




And here’s what we can help you with…


  • Business planning, strategy and continuity
  • Digital marketing
  • Financial planning and cashflow management
  • Marketing advice
  • Digital enablement

About Activate Tāmaki Makaurau And How To Get Started!

Activate Tāmaki Makaurau been designed by the New Zealand government as a way of connecting eligible Auckland businesses with business support and resources.

BYBNZ is proud to be a partner and registered Activate service provider.

To get started, register with Activate Tāmaki Makaurau, here. Then get in touch with us to discuss your business’ needs. We’ll prepare a proposal and once it’s approved and signed get your program underway. Once you’re satisfied with the services delivered, Auckland Unlimited pay us directly. It’s that easy to apply and get started today!



Frequently Asked Questions


What is Activate Tāmaki Makaurau

Activate Tāmaki Makaurau is the delivery programme for the business advice and mental health support for Auckland businesses announced by the Minister of Finance and the Minister of Small Business. This is led through Auckland Unlimited as the Regional Business Partner in the Auckland region, and supported by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE).

Auckland Unlimited will coordinate the wider Auckland business support network in a collective approach to reach Auckland’s diverse business community, including Māori and Pacific businesses.

I've accessed other government funding, can I still apply?

Yes. Eligible businesses can register and apply for Activate Tāmaki Makaurau Business Advice, Implementation Grants, Health and Wellbeing Support and/or Business Community Resources even if they have accessed previous government funding such as the Wage Subsidy, Resurgence Payment or Regional Business Partner Network support.

How much funding is available for Auckland businesses and is it guaranteed?

Activate Tāmaki Makaurau funding is limited and not guaranteed until businesses have

(1) successfully registered,
(2) requested a proposal/quote from a service provider,
(3) approved their proposal/quote, and
(4) had their funding application approved.

Is there a fee for applying?

No. There are no fees for businesses applying for Activate Tāmaki Makaurau, a fully government-funded economic support package for Auckland businesses.

Is this a cash payment?

No, this is not a cash payment. Activate Tāmaki Makaurau pays for specific services, for business advice and/or implementing business advice. The Resurgence Support Payment and Wage Subsidy Scheme are more suitable for businesses’ cashflow concerns.


Ready to get started?

To get started, or for further information and assistance with the Activate process, please use
the contact form below. We’re here for you and your business during these challenging times!