Advice

From legal to technical advice explore our list of organisations offering support.

Legal

Business Community

A number of local businesses and business people are happy to answer a quick question and provide general advice in their area of expertise. You are welcome to contact the following people/businesses - remember to say you are taking part in Audacious.

Legal Advice

General commercial, IP, employment. immigration and contractual matters   
Werner van Harselaar
Partner, Wilkinson Rodgers:
Werner.vanHarselaar@wrlawyers.co.nz

Legal Advice

Simon Carter
Senior Associate, Sam Guest Law
simon@samguestlaw.co.nz

Enterprise Dunedin (DCC)

Enterprise Dunedin exists to facilitate the growth of businesses and tourist numbers by putting business people in touch with the relevant agencies and offering support through in-house expertise. Enterprise Dunedin's Business Hub offers free business clinics on Tuesday evenings at the Dunedin Public Library City Library.

Otago Chamber of Commerce

Since 1861 the Otago Chamber of Commerce has been dedicated to promoting and actively encouraging business growth and opportunity throughout the Otago region through offering business and business people a range of services and advocacy.

The Chamber of Commerce offers a number of workshops and training and development opportunities. You might also want to consider becoming a member - visit their website for a full list of benefits.

Artist Development Agency

ADA offers a specialist service for those investigating and developing self-employment, or a small business in the arts and cultural sector, such as artists, musicians, designers, jewelers, sculptors, writers, performers and more. 


Tech and Science

Health

In general, governance, management, systems improvement, innovation
Cherie McConville
Director of Performance, Southern District Health Board
Cherie.McConville@southerndhb.govt.nz

Functional Foods 

Andrew Sansom 
Chief Scientific Officer, Seperex
andrew@seperex.co.nz

Websites/E-commerce

Smallfish
support@smallfish.co.nz

Recording and Storing Telemetry Data

Eg weather stations, internet connected heat pumps or gps tracking
Kylie Robinson
CEO, Igtimi
kylie@igtimi.com

Software Development 

Jim Dowling
Digital Stock
jim@digitalstock.co.nz