Becoming a Supplier on Ākina Market Connect 

Why become a Supplier on Ākina Market Connect?

  • Suppliers on Ākina Market Connect are visible through our database to business and government buyers who have indicated they want to purchase from social enterprises.
  • Being certified enables you to demonstrate your authenticity as a social enterprise, and credibility as an organisation that is capable of delivering a good or service to the Buyer.
  • Purchasers on Ākina Market Connect are generally medium/large organisations with contracts that could significantly increase your revenue and support your establishment and growth. 
  • As a Supplier, you will increase your visibility and profile in a way that supports growing your business.
  • Ākina Market Connect can also connect you with support services and expertise to grow and scale your social enterprise.
  • You will be a part of a curated community of NZ social enterprises who are all looking to grow their businesses and the social enterprise sector. 

Become an Ākina Market Connect Supplier

To become an Ākina Market Connect Supplier, simply express your interest using this form, and we will be in touch to learn more about your organisation, capability and aspirations.  

Join the NZ social procurement revolution.  


If you have a question about Ākina Market Connect, get in touch with us below.

About Ākina

The Ākina Foundation is growing social enterprise across New Zealand. We believe social entrepreneurs and social enterprise represent a powerful opportunity to build a new economy that regenerates the environment and creates social foundations for people to thrive.