New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) is the New Zealand government’s international business development agency. Our job is to support exporters in order to grow a productive, sustainable and inclusive economy.
We work with all kinds of innovative businesses, including food producers, Māori land trusts and iwi, tech startups, service providers, manufacturers and more.
We have more than 700 employees and 222 private sector advisors around the world who use their knowledge and connections to add value to ambitious New Zealand businesses who want to go global, for the good of New Zealand.
We operate under the Crown Entities Act 2004, the Public Finance Act 1989, and the NZTE Act 2003, we are fully committed to the Treaty of Waitangi, and we are governed by a board of seven directors and four crown ministers.