Membership rates and plans



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4 licensed users

1 buyer contacts on profile



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10 licensed users

2 buyer contacts on profile



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25 licensed users

25 buyer contacts on profile

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Membership FAQs

We are refreshing our Autere, Aumatua and Aukōkiri memberships as of 1 April 2024. If you are interested in joining as an Amotai buyer member, please get in contact with us at or 021 356 275.

Amotai verifies that supplier members meet the below criteria.

Māori or/and Pasifika-owned business are defined as enterprises where:

* Partnerships: at least 50% of each class of partnership interest is owned by Māori and/or Pasifika person(s) and such ownership must be reflected in the partnership agreement; or

* Corporations/companies: Māori and/or Pasifika person(s) own at least 50% of each class of ordinary voting shares issued and at least 50% of each class of all other shares issued; or

* Trusts: at least 50% of owner(s) of securities or assets held in trust are Māori and/or Pasifika person(s); or

* Sole proprietorship/trader: 100% ownership by a Māori and/or Pasifika person.

Māori are defined as people with Māori whakapapa and who identify as Māori.

As defined by Statistics New Zealand, Pacific peoples are people who whakapapa to, and identify as, descendants of the indigenous Pacific ethnic groups of Samoa, Cook Islands, Tonga, Niue, Fiji, Tokelau, Tuvalu, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands and the small island states of Micronesia.

Statistics New Zealand recognises people with Indigenous Fijian ancestry as being Pacific peoples, however this does not include people of Indo-Fijian descent.

Amotai also recognises people who whakapapa to Hawai’i and Tahiti as Pacific peoples.

Yes, if you are an Autere, Aumatua or Aukōkiri buyer member of Amotai. Your company details will be viewable by Amotai registered Māori and Pasifika suppliers. These details include company name, contact details and procured services. You will be able to review and edit your profile as part of the membership application process.

To be a buyer member of Amotai, you need be an organisation that procures goods, services or works from other businesses. You also need to pay a monthly membership fee to have access to the register and support services from Amotai.

Yes, anywhere in the world. We register Māori and/or Pasifika owned businesses that sell goods, services and works to buyer members with spend across Aotearoa.

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No. Memberships are non-refundable, non-transferable and cannot be returned

Yes. However, please get in touch with us so we can make sure you get the membership level that best suits your organisaiton.

We understand that it can be hard to choose so feel free to get in touch and we can help match you to the right membership tier.

B2B, or business-to-business, is where the transaction is between businesses, rather than with individual consumers.

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