Rangatahi Business Challenge

A fun and interactive 3-day introduction to business and enterprise for year 9 - 11 tauira (all students of Māori descent).

Young Enterprise is excited to be running the Rangatahi Business Challenge series in 2019.   The series aims to encourage rangatahi to learn about business and enterprise, develop work-ready skills, and connect with local Māori entrepreneurs who are sharing their talents, passion and skills across Aotearoa and the world. 



Student learning

At a Rangatahi Business Challenge students:

  • develop work-ready skills
  • learn about enterprise and business
  • connect with local Māori entrepreneurs
  •  develop entrepreneurial skills and attitudes
  •  connect with their local business community


Events this year will be held in Whangarei, Hamilton, Rotorua, Whakatāne and Whanganui.


Whangarei: Tuesday 28 May - Thursday 30 May

Hamilton: Tuesday 18 June- Thursday 20 June

Rotorua: Tuesday 2 July - Thursday 4 July

Whakatāne: Tuesday 6 August - Thursday 8 August

Manawatu: Tuesday 27 August - Thursday 29 August


To sign up for Rangatahi Business Challenge series, or for more information, please contact Natania Katene at natania.katene@youngenterprise.org.nz

Rangatahi Business Challenge

  • Year 10-11
  • 3 days
  • --
  • Free to NZ Schools
  • Facilitated by Young Enterprise
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"It was cool hearing how a lot of Māori business people found something they loved and decided to make it their life" Student