Become a Member

Bizlink Hāwera is funded by a targeted rate through the South Taranaki District Council on all commercial property within the Hāwera ward. From this fund, Bizlink currently employs two co-ordinators for a total of 50 hours per week to the manage daily operations and leases an office in Union Street.
A business that is leasing/renting a commercial property, the business owner along with the property owner are automatically members of Bizlink Hāwera.
A business that doesn’t operate from a commercial property or, are outside the Hāwera ward, can become a member of Bizlink Hāwera. Individuals who do not own a business can also join for a fee.
(Annual membership fee July 1-June 30)

There are three types of membership fees:

  • Targeted Rate (Business/Property owner contributing to targeted rate)
  • Non Targeted Rate (Business member not contributing to targeted rate) $120.00
  • Individual Rate (Non Business member) $20.00

Members enjoying a morning tea shout


  • As a member you can market to over 400 other businesses in Hāwera.
  • Participate in one of our many exciting town promotions throughout the year.
  • Receive invitations to our business seminars.
  • Inclusion and exposure of your business via our comprehensive database and monthly newsletters.
  • Access to our Business Support Seminars.
  • Access to our network partners such as;
    • The South Taranaki District Council
    • Venture Taranaki
    • The Taranaki Chamber of Commerce.
  • Access to our business incentives and subsidies.
  • Friendly, confidential business advice.