Whanganui & Partners and The Factory


Whanganui & Partners | Website

Our mission is to lead and drive opportunity through business, education, and lifestyle.

We promote Whanganui as a destination to live, visit, work, study and invest. Our activities include supporting new and existing businesses, bringing events to Whanganui and providing the latest economic data, analysis and commentary on the Whanganui region.

The Factory | Website

We are a team of curious individuals that thrive to support entrepreneurs, founders, startups and companies. We are a business development, training and innovation hub located in Palmerston North, Manawatu that works nationwide.

We help individuals, start-ups and companies with new ideas begin the process of scaling and becoming contributors to our communities. We have established ourselves as a world leader in business acceleration and are specialists in agritech, agrifood and new technologies.

Our expertise working with founders, start-ups and business owners runs deep, having been established 15+ years ago, and being a Callaghan Innovation Founder Incubator contract holder since 2006, and having supported over 4,000+ entrepreneurs and start-ups.