COVID-19 Business Support

Support for Southland businesses in response to COVID-19

Connecting your business with the right people, information and resources to respond to COVID-19 challenges and plan for the future.


COVID-19 Advisory Funding

Eligible businesses could access up to $5,000, or $10,000 if they are a tourism business, to receive expert advice and support 

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Research & Development Support

To support continued investment in R&D and business growth, Callaghan Innovation has a range of support services on offer,  including an R&D tax incentive, Research and Technical services and a R&D loan 

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Resources for your business

We have collated links, tools and resources under the following sections to help your business navigate the evolving impacts of COVID-19. 

Wellbeing support

Government support packages 

People Management resources

Business planning and finance information

Great South business services 




The resources on this page contain links to other websites. Great South takes no responsibility for the information published on these sites and at the time of publication, had identified this as being a useful resource for business in response to COVID-19.

Resources for your business

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COVID-19 Advisory Fund

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Mentoring support

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COVID-19 Business Support

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Research & Development assistance

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Business Mentoring

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Capability Building

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