Mark Your Calendar – Upcoming in November
04 Nov 2021

Mark Your Calendar – Upcoming in November


Auckland-based businesses invited to have your say (closes 7 November)

In response to the current Covid-19 situation, the government has provided a support package to Auckland businesses. Pacific Business Trust is one of the delivery partners for Auckland Unlimited who will help make this support available to businesses over the coming months.

So that we can plan and better help Auckland businesses, we invite you to share areas that you need support with now and going forward in 2022. Please take 5 minutes to complete and have your say! This survey is open now until 5pm on Sunday 7 November.

What you share will be combined with other responses in the report to ensure your confidentiality. You and/or your organisation will not be linked to any free text comments you provide. The survey is being managed through Auckland Unlimited.

Thank you in advance for your time and participation, we look forward to receiving your feedback.

Covid-19 Wage Subsidy #6 applications are open now until Thursday 11 November

The latest Covid-19 Wage Subsidy round six is open for two weeks from now until 11.59pm next Thursday 11 November 2021. To apply click HERE!

Whether this is the first or sixth time you have applied for the wage subsidy, our helpful team at Pacific Business Trust, in partnership with MSD and IRD, can help you through the application process for these payments, and answer any questions you may have, or check on the status of your application.

The service we provide is available to all Pacific businesses, self-employed and sole traders and it’s free of charge. We are here to help in any way we can to make this process as smooth and stress-free as possible for you.

For more information from Work and Income New Zealand on how to apply, please visit HERE.

Please feel free to call us on 0800 287 7526 or email We are only a phone call or an email away.

Exciting Moana Pasifika updates and memberships on sale now

In support of Pacific Island Super Rugby team Moana Pasifika, we would like to share some exciting news and updates with you.

Some impressive players have now been signed to the team including: former Rugby League international and former Brumbies midfielder Solomone Kata, Wallaby Test centurion Sekope Kepu and one of the most sought-after rugby talents in Trans-Tasman professional rugby, with Wallaby International Christian Leali’ifano to name just a few. We can’t wait for the season to get started next year.

Memberships for the season are now on sale! Lifetime membership numbers 2 to 10 are now being auctioned on Trade Me. These memberships come with a special merchandise pack and privileges, so be sure to check these out. These auctions have been so popular they have even made it on to TradeMe’s ‘Cool Auctions’ list.

In addition to the above, to celebrate Moana Pasifika’s entry into Super Rugby Pacific, three fans will have the chance to have the cost of their season membership reimbursed, as well as receive a Moana Pasifika jersey when they pay with Moana Pasifika’s latest sponsor partner, Laybuy. Read more HERE.

Season memberships on sale here: Memberships.

Kāinga Pukapuka (Home Library) book packs for purchase in Pacific Languages

David Riley is a writer and publisher who has published a series of Pacific books, in a range of Pacific languages, including Cook Islands, Niue, Samoan, Tongan, and Tuvalu.

The purpose of these books is to help children who may not have had access to school library facilities recently, to continue with their learning journey at home with additional resources. To find out more check out their website.

If you are interested in purchasing some of his books or sponsoring books for Pacific families and children, please get in touch with us at

Our PBT team is always here to support and guide you and your business in any way we can. If you have any questions at all or require any help from us, please feel free to get in touch on 0800 287 7526 or email


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