Starting a business can be both exciting and challenging.

Writing a business plan is critical for any business to succeed.

Here are two templates – one is detailed and the other is short form.

Click here to view business plan template provided at no cost through the NZ Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, MBIE. 

If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up some place else, so having a business plan is the best first step towards success in your start up company. Call 0800CHAMBER if you need further guidance.


Auckland Chamber of Commerce offers a range of resources to help you get off to a good start.

For more business support, call 0800 CHAMBER (242 623).