Regional Business Partner Network



Ready to grow your business in 2022?

If you're tackling some challenging issues or you're eager to grow your business to the next level, the Regional Business Partner Network is the gateway you need to connect with the expert advice, people and resources that you need.

Pow Wow Media is now registered as a service provider under the Regional Business Partner Network. That means, if your business qualifies,  you'll receive a voucher towards the cost of your marketing support, trainings and workshops. This allows us to take a birds-eye view on your business and help you identify and manage the key areas in your business that need improvement.

Want to know more?
Keep reading for all the information you need to get started.


This initiative is all about helping SME businesses grow their capability. The NZ government has launched the Management Capability Development Fund to enable businesses to access expert training and support. This will help them fill the gaps within their business that stop them from currently growing.

As a registered service provider under the Regional Business Partner Network, we can help provide you with the expert marketing advice and training you need to get your business to the next level. Under this programme, you have the opportunity to apply for government funding of up to $5000+GST to help with the cost of your marketing support.

How to Apply: 
1. Register your business on the Regional Business Partners website:
Note: You will need your NZBN and GST number on hand
2. You'll be contacted by a Growth Advisor to discuss your needs with a discovery session. This will help determine what your business is eligible for and you'll get allocated the necessary funding
3. You can then choose your preferred registered service provider and start getting the ball rolling
4. The service provider will receive the funds from the Regional Business Partners Funding scheme

How to Use Your Voucher: 
1. Register your business
2. Log in to the RBPN Website
3. Click 'Marketplace' tab on the left-hand section
4. Search for 'Pow Wow Media; in the Service/Training provider section
5. Make a booking with us
6. Head to the 'Select a Voucher' page
7. Enter your details and click 'Confirm'

NOTE: The voucher must be activated within 30 days of issue, otherwise the voucher will expire.

Get up to $5,000 + GST in funding for your marketing support. 

If you're in need of marketing training, consulting or want to attend one of our popular workshops, you could receive up to 50% of your training costs in funding (excluding travel and disbursements), with a maximum cap at $5000 + GST per annum.

Want to know what kind of training you can receive that may be eligible for funding? Check the list below to discover.

Training and/or Workshops Available from Pow Wow Media:

  • Marketing and Sales Strategy Development
  • Social Media Content Planning
  • Sales Funnel Planning and Development
  • Building an Online Presence - Digital Branding
  • Social Media Advertising - Sales Techniques and Strategies
  • Sales and Promotional Opportunities
  • Community Management
  • eCommerce Optimisation and Sales Development

*Please note: The Growth Advisors decide the value of your funding and is based entirely on the needs of your business that have been identified within the discovery session with them.

Interested in getting the funding you need?

To be able to receive a RBPN voucher, a business must be registered on the Regional Business Partners website (Register here) and meet the following criteria:

  • have undergone a discovery session with a Growth Advisor from RBPN
  • have fewer than 50 full-time equivalent employees
  • have a New Zealand Business Number (NZBN)
  • be registered for GST in New Zealand
  • be operating in a commercial environment
  • be a privately owned business, or are a Maori Trust or incorporation under the Te Ture henua Maori Act 1993


Businesses should also:

  • have the potential and desire to grow
  • demonstrate commitment to improving management capability
  • have an identified gap in its capability that can be addressed through management capability building and training


Read more about the criteria here:


Interested in get the marketing support your business needs to grow?
Book a call with us today, either over zoom, a call or over a quick cup of coffee, and let’s get the ball rolling.

We’ll discuss with you what your needs may be, what trainings and/or workshops will help your business and what your next steps should be from there.

Take action today!

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