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.

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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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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BNZ Bank

The BNZ has a wide range of support for business whether you are large or small. We have property specialists, small business managers, acquisition managers, commercial managers, agri managers, international specialists and many more specialists to help your business.

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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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Next Level Tradie

Specialist business guidance for your trades or construction company: 

Hard work not reflecting financially?  Not making the money you should? Worried about tight cashflow? 

Get in touch with Next Level Tradie to fast track your results, get your head around the numbers, understand what really drives profits, maximise your income, and get more cash in the bank!

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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.