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FOR BUSINESS OWNERS, LEADERS, MANAGERS AND ENTREPRENEURS

First Steps – provides access to health and wellbeing support tailored to the many business owners across Tāmaki Makaurau that are feeling overwhelmed, isolated, and under pressure from the mental and emotional impact of ongoing COVID-19 restrictions. 

We can connect you with eligible Health and Wellbeing providers so that you can get expert advice, and support so that you can keep moving forward.  As part of the registration, you need to fill in and upload the “associated costs template”.  Download Here

To access the Health and Wellbeing Support Package, your business must:

  • be operating with 100 full time equivalent employees or less
  • have a New Zealand Business Number (NZBN)
  • be operating in a commercial environment
  • be a privately-owned business or are a Māori Trust or incorporation under the Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993 or similar organisation managing Māori assets under multiple ownership
  • primarily operate within the Auckland boundary
  • be an existing business that was trading prior to 22 October 2021
  • have completed the First Steps pre assessment tool
  • have had a 30 minute consultation with a First Steps provider
  • have a quote or have filled in the associated costs template

Please complete the following form to get your health and wellbeing application underway.