Business help centre

Help for businesses getting set up or having trouble accessing Business Connect.

For help and support with applications inside Business Connect, please contact the council or agency involved directly.

Council Food registration contact Alcohol licence contact
Central Hawke’s Bay District Council(external link) 06 857 8060
06 857 8060
Kāpiti Coast District Council(external link) 04 296 4700
04 296 4700
Manawatū District Council(external link) 06 323 0000
Currently unavailable on Business Connect.
District Council(external link)
Currently unavailable on Business Connect. 03 365 1667
South Taranaki District Council(external link) 06 278 0555
06 278 0555
District Council(external link)
06 374 4080
06 374 4080

For help and support with the New Zealand Customs Service deferred payment scheme, please contact Customs directly.

Agency Deferred payment scheme
New Zealand
Customs Service(external link)
0800 428 786

This help content is designed to help businesses resolve issues with getting set up in Business Connect.

If you are experiencing technical issues with the Business Connect platform, please contact our support team at

Last updated: 23 December 2022