Are you new to the North West or have recently started a business?

We've collected a range of information that might help you navigate your way to success including information on marketing through to local council rules.

Getting Started

Have you recently started a business? Find out what support is available to help you grow.

Auckland Unlimiteds' free Business Clinic is ideal for businesses that are already up and running, but in the early stages. Discuss your business challenges and get free expert advice from an Auckland Unlimited business advisor. 

Find out about:

  • building your business capability 
  • useful connections, tools and resources 
  • the next steps in your business journey. 
  • Cost  free
  • Duration  30 mins
  • Where phone or online (via Microsoft Teams)

Register Now


Mentoring Help

Get mentoring help to grow your business, click here for more information.


General Business Assistance 

Auckland Unlimited has a range of services, toolkits, online seminars and other assistance for businesses, click here.

Auckland Council

Rubbish & Recycling

In Rodney, there are currently no council-provided general waste services however there is a recycling service and you can click here to find out more about ordering a new bin. You will need to contact a private collector or purchase pre-paid bin bags from a local supermarket

Signs and Sandwich Boards

There are rules around where you can put a sign both in public spaces and on your building. To save time, money and heartache by getting it wrong, check here first to make sure your sign is compliant before ordering it.