In business, everything eventually comes down to money. No matter what your objectives and plans, if you do not have robust money-management systems, good cashflow and considered financial plans then your business will not do as well as it could.

We've created this page to offer our tips, resources, services and training options that may assist you with improving your knowledge and management of your business finances.

Where to Start

Cashflow problems and mismanaged finances are the biggest causes of business failure but there are simple steps you can take to minimise risks and maximise profit.

These include planning, cashflow management, informed decision making and knowing when to call in the pros.

Free Financial Resources

If you know of other free financial resources that would be useful to North Canterbury businesses please send us the link for our consideration.

Video Resources


Scott Murray from ANZ Bank in Rangiora and Kaiapoi talks about how to make the most of your relationship with your bank

Local Financial Services

If you are looking for local financial services we encourage you to view our list of Business Service Partners. These are businesses that have partnered with Enterprise North Canterbury and offer specific finance-related services for businesses in North Canterbury.

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BDO is a full-service accounting, audit, tax and advisory firm. BDO is part of a network of international member firms, with 11 independently owned accounting practices in New Zealand. 

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Meridian Energy

We're committed to the long term future of New Zealand. As well as generating all of our energy from 100% renewable sources like Hydro and Wind, we've got a team of really smart people. We will help you organise your power to make your business more sustainable financially and environmentally.

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North Canterbury Business Services

We provide a wide range of financial coaching for your business including strategic planning, financial planning and price-setting. Our additional Bizbooks service gives you long term piece of mind by providing an easy and competitive bookkeeping option, taking the stress out of your hands

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Ara has a satellite campus in Rangiora offering a range of computing courses  that you can study close to home.

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EBI Business Improvement Specialists

You know what you do. No doubt you are an expert in your chosen field. But running a business can be tricky. Can you honestly say you have all the right support in all of the right places? Sometimes we all need a bit of additional help. EBI’s fundamental principal is centred around Evidence Based Improvement for businesses. What sets us apart? A proven approach to business improvement that gets results.

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To find out about becoming a Business Service Partner please view our Business Services Partners page or contact Miles Dalton.


Financial Training

Enterprise North Canterbury provides a basic range of financial and strategic training and also has connections with other local and national training providers as well as one-on-one business coaches.

Your business may also be eligible to subsidy vouchers through New Zealand Trade and Enterprise. These reduce the cost of training or coaching by up to 50%. Our NZTE vouchers page outlines the criteria, and our Business Support team can assess whether you are eligible.

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If you would like to be informed of upcoming courses by email please join our mailing list.

Other Local Finance Services

If you offer a North Canterbury based financial service and would like to be considered for the above list, please contact us.