Digital business

Tools and initiatives that support New Zealand businesses to use ICT to raise their productivity and drive innovation across all sectors of the economy.

Business uptake of ICT project

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) supports small New Zealand businesses to use the latest technologies as an integral part of their business to improve productivity, add value to their products and services and become more internationally connected and competitive.

Business uptake of ICT project

Better for Business

The Better for Business programme is a group of 10 government agencies committed to making it easier for New Zealand business to deal with government by leveraging digital technology.

Better for Business

New Zealand Business Number (NZBN)

The New Zealand Business Number will help reduce business costs and make operating in a digital environment more attractive for New Zealand businesses.

NZBN website(external link)


e-Invoicing is the exchange of invoices directly between suppliers’ and buyers’ financial systems, even if these systems are different. It improves accuracy and security, reduces process time and speeds up payments.

e-Invoicing website(external link)

NZTE’s digital service

New Zealand Trade & Enterprise's (NZTE) digital service has been developed to help internationally-focused New Zealand companies use digital technologies to increase their sales and profitability. Its goals are to improve productivity, reduce costs and grow businesses through areas such as digital enablement, e-commerce and digital marketing.

NZTE website — Prioritise digital to transform your business(external link)

Last updated: 03 April 2024