Te Kōrau programme details

Te Kōrau is a wānanga-based business development programme that equips you with the insights, relationships, and tools needed to turn an idea, talent, or passion into a sustainable business venture.

Programme topics

Topics covered in the Te Kōrau programme

Module 1: Whakawhanaungatanga

Knowing each other and yourself

  • Whākapapa, pēpeha, building your confidence, working styles, team building, obstacles

Module 2: Te mohio ki o kaihoko

Knowing your customer

  • problem, solution, benefit, competition, advantage, customer

Module 3: Ko te tika te whanautanga

Getting the relationship right

  • Marketing and message; getting, keeping and growing customers

Module 4: Te hanga tauira hei tauine

Building the model to scale

  • Starting small, distribution, revenue, typical sale, price

Module 5: Nga hangahanga umanga me nga whakaaroaro a ture

Business structures and legal considerations

  • Te Tiriti o Waitangi, Māori Core values/tīkanga & business, tikanga, registering a business, licenses and permits, IP (incl. protecting cultural IP), hiring

Module 6: Te kitenga i to raina raro

Discovering your bottom line

  • Startup and ongoing needs, fixed and variable costs, break-even point

Module 7: Mahi kaute kia tupu

Accounting for growth

  • Sustainability by monetising your business (Ehara ka ora te iwi Maori ma te pipi me te aroha anake.), kōha/barter, break-even point, sales projections, cash flow, accounting

Module 8: Te whakamahere mo te waaheke

Planning for the future

  • Raising capital, growth plans, goal setting, pitch prep

Module 9: Haakari

Showcase & Celebration

  • Sharing your story and pitching

Register your interest

If you're interested in getting involved with Te Kōrau CO.STARTERS, you can register your interest online now.

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More information

Get in touch with the CO.STARTERS team or check the Te Kōrau CO.STARTERS website for more details.

Te Kōrau website


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