Business Adviser and Innovation Specialists

Ake Innovation is a Business Adviser and Innovation Specialist consultancy firm located in Whakatane, New Zealand. We provide Business Development, Management Consulting, Capability and Capacity building alongside a host of other professional services.

Whaia te iti kahurangi ki te tuohu koe me he maunga teitei

Seek the treasure you value most dearly: if you bow your head, let it be to a lofty mountain

For Iwi, hapu, Maori Land trusts and businesses who want to create sustainable business and a legacy for future generations. Ake Innovation provides resources, capability and systematization, helping you overcome barriers to create innovative enterprise with land, people and resources. We operate with authenticity, strong tikanga and sound business practice, providing a synergy between Maori, Aotearoa and the World.

Our Mahi

Ake Innovation is a consultancy firm providing tailored Management and Advisory solutions for organisations and businesses building capacity and growing within the New Zealand economy. We take care of the details and processes, freeing up your time, resources and building capacity to deliver your objectives.

Our core purpose is to create sustainability and deliver quadruple bottom line results for our clients. We operate through weaving together both tikanga and governance, building ongoing relationships with Stake Holders and delivering pragmatic, real word outcomes for business success.

Our services range from Business Development Workshops, Administration Services and Funding Applications through to ongoing Management Consulting, Brokering and Strategic Project Management.

Consulting and Advisory

Land Trust Sustainability

Project Management

Strategic Planning

JVs and Partnerships

Business Development

Capability and Capacity Building

Environmental and Process

Iwi Engagement

Operational Management

Local Government Engagement

Funding Applications

Administration Services


Stakeholder Relationship Management

Project Incubation and Brokering

Organisations we are aligned with:

Want to find out more in how we can walk a journey with you?

Contact us and and we will make time to meet up for a free, no obligation korero to hear your story.