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  • Māori Business Survey

Māori Business Survey

Discover more about the opportunities and challenges faced by Māori businesses - particularly in light of COVID-19.

Businesses across New Zealand and the world have been impacted enormously recently. In 'normal' times, owning and operating a business within the Māori community is different to any other industry in New Zealand as they must consider very thoughtfully the impact not just on themselves but their wider community. How have Māori businesses responded during this time? 

For the second year running BDO ran a survey that focused on the opportunities and challenges, culture and people, environment, and support within Māori Business and how these have been impacted by COVID-19.

The Māori Business Survey covered a wide range of topics, including:

  • Purpose, values, and goals
  • How businesses measure success
  • How they have been impacted by COVID-19
  • The extent and function of government support
  • Attitudes towards diversity, sustainability, collaboration, and risk management, among others

Download the Māori business Survey Report

Please complete the below form to recieve a copy of the Māori business Survey Report.

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Māori business Survey Report Podcast

Kylee Potae, Head of the BDO Māori business Sector, and Robett Hollis, a relentlessly driven Entrepreneur, FORTUNE 100 Content Consultant, Global Speaker & Author, recorded a podcast and had an enlightening, interesting, light-hearted and fun conversation about the report and Māori businesses in New Zealand. 


2019 BDO Māori Business Survey


BDO recently undertook a comprehensive Māori Business survey with just over 100 Māori businesses taking part. We asked them about the opportunities, challenges and priorities within the sector. 

The results have been analysed by BDO's Māori Business specialists and are available to download today. Complete the form below to download the report.