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Two years ago, COVID-19 hit the world with an unprecedented effect on everyday life and how global businesses operate in the market. Ever since, New Zealand businesses have constantly had to adapt against supply chain challenges, displacement in the workforce, and irregularly changing employment and operating laws. With the threat of the Omnicron variant on the horizon, it is more important than ever that businesses are well prepared against the known effects of COVID-19 on business operations. The reality is: the way businesses learn and adapt now could be the difference between success and failure out of this pandemic.

Our highly qualified and capable team are here to support you in getting your team and business working on the stuff that matters. The Activate Tāmaki Makaurau program is an important initiative and as a Registered Service Provider, EMA’s experts are ready to connect, dive into the heart of what will help and provide high-quality consulting services to Auckland SMEs in HR, ER, & Legal, Business Planning, Strategy, and Continuity, and Health & Safety.

Here’s just a sample of ways we can help:

Planning, Strategy and Continuity

  • Workforce planning and guidelines
  • Risk assessments
  • Business and culture reviews
  • Development guidelines
  • Change management and restructuring
  • Policy assessment and development
  • Risk management templates
  • Business resources and advice


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HR, ER and Legal

  • People leadership
  • Staff attraction and retention
  • Contract law
  • Business legal requirements
  • Job description preparation
  • Professional development planning
  • Policies for COVID-19 framework
  • Providing guidelines and templates


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Health and Safety Advice

  • WorkSafe SafePlus assessments
  • Critical risk reviews
  • COVID-19 framework guidelines
  • Mentoring and coaching
  • OHS system design and implementation
  • In-house mental health training and reviews
  • Health and safety plans and templates
  • Ongoing support through AdviceLine


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What is Activate Tāmaki Makaurau?

Consider the type of support you need for business now, and what will be most beneficial for your business going forward.

Apply for Support

Activate Tāmaki Makaurau is a support package available for existing Auckland businesses with 100 staff or less who have been affected by COVID-19 restrictions. The package has been designed to connect Auckland businesses with support and resources, and the EMA is a partner and registered service provider for the programme.

We can help you access the following support:

  • Business advice and planning support – (up to $3,000 + GST)
  • Financial support to implement planning – (up to $4,000 + GST)
  • First Steps – Health and Wellbeing support (free)
  • Business resources (free)

How to Apply

  1. Get registered with Activate Tāmaki Makaurau and make sure you qualify
  2. Check out our services or bundles will help
  3. Talk to one of our experts to develop a solution that works for you
  4. Let us support your short and mid-term needs by registering EMA as your Activate Tāmaki Makaurau Service Provider.

To access free tools and resources from programme partners like webinars, checklists and guides, for example on how to operate under the COVID-19 Protection Framework, join our online Activate Community.

Apply for Support Check out the free resources