Export and trade

Part of growing your business is tapping into the global market. New Zealand has many great support resources to be able to guide you through the exporting and trade process


ExportNZ is a division of BusinessNZ. Their key objectives are to:

  • Provide effective advocacy and lobbying on behalf of exporters
  • Inspire New Zealand firms to engage in exporting to expand their business horizons and grow internationally
  • Provide practical support programmes and networking events to help firms achieve these goals.

Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce

The Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc can issue Certificates of Origin (CO) and associated export documents in accordance with the NZCCI Export documentation guidelines.

The Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce provides expert business advice to facilitate growth for businesses within the region.

New Zealand Trade & Enterprise

New Zealand Trade & Enterprise (NZTE) is New Zealand government's international business development agency. Their job is to support exporters in order to grow a productive, sustainable and inclusive economy.

When you have big business ambitions in a small country, exporting can be a natural next step.

But that doesn't mean it comes naturally. Growing your business overseas can be tough, and getting the right support at the right time can make all the difference.

NZTE is here to help. NZTE draw on their global network of expertise and contacts to help exporters make better decisions and connections, wherever you are in the world.

Fraser Engineering

Did you know the Hutt is home to one of Australasia's largest fire truck manufacturers? Fraser Engineering have established themselves as a leading player in the industry by building some of the best fire trucks arguably in the world.

Their trucks brave the harshest conditions in Australian bushfires and have built in systems to keep firefighters safe if they get trapped in a bushfire.

Fraser Engineering export their fire trucks across Australia and the Pacific Islands as well as serving the local market. How's that for a local business with a big export market?