How to get in touch with Kānoa – Regional Economic Development & Investment Unit.
15 Stout Street, Wellington 6011
PO Box 1473, Wellington 6140
In New Zealand, call us for free on 0508 743 473.
Outside New Zealand, call us on +64 9 9521672. Call charges may apply.
We're available to answer calls between 8:30am and 5:00pm, Monday to Friday.
If English isn’t your first language let us know when you call and we’ll use Language Line.
If you’re Deaf or hearing impaired, you can use the Video Relay Service to get in touch with us.
Email us at Kanoa@mbie.govt.nz
|Region||Regional advisors||Phone contacts|
|Bay of Plenty / Te Moana-a-Toi||
021 849 510
|Canterbury / Waitaha||Warren Gilbertson||021 857 812|
|Chathams / Wharekauri||Cliff Fuller||021 847 835|
|East Coast / Tairāwhiti||
021 838 231
021 894 043
|Kāpiti-Wairarapa||Cliff Fuller||021 847 835|
029 249 5341
|Northland / Te Tai Tokerau||
021 815 994
|Otago / Otakau||Mark Patterson||021 860 955|
|Southland / Murihiku||Mark Patterson||021 860 955|
|Taranaki||Bridget Sullivan||021 877 060|
|Te Tau Ihu / Top of the South||Warren Gilbertson||021 857 812|
027 278 1336
|West Coast / Te Tai Poutini||Warren Gilbertson||021 857 812|
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