This website is operated by Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development Limited (“ATEED”).  

These Terms of Use apply to all users of the Auckland Investment website. Reference to 'you' or 'your' is to users.

Acknowledgement and Acceptance

This website provides information about setting up and finding new business opportunities in Auckland.  It operates as a platform for entities seeking investment in the Auckland area (Opportunities) to connect with prospective investors. 

Your use of this website, and any services provided through it (“Services”), are subject to these Terms of Use and all applicable New Zealand laws. By accessing and interacting with this website or using the Services, you accept these Terms without qualification. ATEED may refuse to supply any product or Service, and may deny access to this website, to anyone who breaches these Terms. 

If you are an investor

Opportunity details obtained in connection with your use of the website, or any features of the website or the Services, may only be used by you for your genuine investment activities.

You warrant that any information you provide to ATEED is true, correct, complete and not misleading or deceptive or likely to mislead or deceive.

We may provide you with information (including via email) about investment opportunities from time to time,  however in no circumstances do we endorse or recommend any Opportunity or investment.  We are not party to, and are not liable for the performance of, any investment agreement nor do we supervise, direct or control or give any advice in respect of any investment relationships that may result from your use of the website.

ATEED is not required to verify any information provided in respect of an Opportunity nor conduct any due diligence on an Opportunity - you must conduct your own due diligence on Opportunities.

You may be required to agree to other terms (such as a non-disclosure agreement) in order to receive information about some Opportunities.

By contacting ATEED or using this website, you represent and warrant that you are at least 16 years of age and are otherwise capable of entering into binding contracts.

If you provide details about an Opportunity

If you have submitted an Opportunity for listing on the website, you agree and acknowledge that we may provide details of the Opportunity to potential investors or any person who has expressed an interest in hearing about Opportunities, however we make no guarantee that we will do so or that you will be approached or selected for investment.

You warrant that any information you provide to ATEED is true, correct, complete and not misleading or deceptive or likely to mislead or deceive.

Any person seeking to have an Opportunity listed on this website must provide any information requested by ATEED and authorises ATEED to verify that information (including by collecting information about the submitter and any persons involved with the Opportunity from third parties).  ATEED is not required to verify any information provided in respect of an Opportunity nor conduct any due diligence on an Opportunity.

ATEED is not required to list any Opportunity on this website and may remove any Opportunity from the website at any time for any reason without notice.  ATEED is not liable for any decision not to list or to remove an Opportunity from the website.

By contacting ATEED or using this website, you represent and warrant that you are at least 16 years of age and are otherwise capable of entering into binding contracts.


Our Privacy Policy applies to the handling, storage, and use of any personal information you submit to us and forms part of these Terms of Use.  You should read our Privacy Policy carefully.

Content and credentials

You warrant that all information you provide to ATEED, is true, correct and complete.

You acknowledge that transmissions over the internet may not always be secure.  You accept the risk that any information stored or transmitted on the internet or through email may be intercepted or subject to unauthorised access or fraudulent behaviour.

You agree and acknowledge that no employment, agency, partnership, independent contractor, joint venture or other service relationship is created between you and ATEED through your use of the website.

Your Contributions

You must not submit to ATEED anything which is illegal, threatening, abusive, defamatory, obscene or indecent information or material of any kind, or encourage any other person to do so.

You must not knowingly transmit or permit transmission of any material to ATEED which contains a virus or malicious software.

You must not submit to ATEED any material which breaches any laws relating to a person's right to privacy or the export of personal information, or personal information about another person without their consent.

You must not submit to ATEED any material which breaches any person's rights, including copyright or confidentiality.

ATEED reserves the right edit or delete material received from you in contravention of these Terms of Use.  However, ATEED does not approve, endorse or approve of information posted on the website (including in relation to any Opportunity).  ATEED does not accept responsibility for, or make any warranties in connection with, such information.

Intellectual Property Rights

ATEED (and its licensors or suppliers, as applicable) owns all intellectual property rights existing in the website, including all of the content of the website, all software code underlying and forming part of the website and any improvements, enhancements, modifications or adaptations to the website.

Unless you have received ATEED's prior written permission, you agree not to, and will not permit or encourage any third party to:

  • adapt, reproduce, modify, reverse-engineer, decompile, distribute, print, display, perform, publish or create adaptations from any part of the website; or
  • commercialise, copy or on-sell any information or materials obtained from any part of the website.

Subject to any other confidentiality obligations (including under any non-disclosure agreement you may sign in order to receive information about an Opportunity), you may view, save, copy and print any part of the website (including the content of the website) for your use only.  You must obtain written permission from us to otherwise use, copy, modify or distribute any part of the website in any way.  If you wish to use any third party material identified as such on the website you must obtain the prior consent of the relevant owner.  This includes the content of the Opportunities and the content of any websites you access via links from the website.  You may not publish or use the website's branding or logos without our prior written consent.

We do not claim ownership of any intellectual property rights in relation to the information or content you upload to the website, however you grant us a royalty free licence to use, copy, reproduce, modify, distribute and disclose it for the purposes of operating the website, providing information about Opportunities, and as otherwise set out in the Privacy Policy.

Access to Other Websites

ATEED is not responsible for any third party information or material included on the website or for the contents of any links provided to third party sites. These are provided for convenience only and may not remain current or maintained. Any links to advertisements for third parties or links to third party websites on this website is not an endorsement, approval, recommendation or preference by ATEED. Responsibility for any of that content is solely with those third parties. ATEED will not be liable for any direct or indirect loss or damage suffered by you from accessing, using, relying on or trading with third parties.

No links may be made to this website without ATEED’s prior written consent.

Non-excludable guarantees

Your use of this website may be subject to the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 and information provided on the website may be subject to the Fair Trading Act 1986.  Nothing in these Terms of Use (including the disclaimers and limitations of liability below) will be read or applied so as to exclude, restrict or modify any warranties, guarantees, rights or remedies that cannot be excluded by law (including guarantees under the Consumer Guarantees Act) however, to the extent permitted by law, ATEED's liability is limited to the statutory remedies (if any) available for breach or failure to comply with the non-excludable guarantees.


All reasonable care has been taken to ensure the information provided by ATEED on this website is accurate and current. However, ATEED operates this website as a platform to introduce prospective investors to investment opportunities in the Auckland tourism, events and economic development space, and it does not offer any opinion or recommendation on the nature, potential value or suitability of any investment or transaction.  ATEED advises that you seek independent professional advice prior to any investment or transaction.  If you enter into any transaction after accessing this website, you do so:

  • entirely in reliance on your own judgment and inquiries;
  • without reliance on any statements, warranties or representations made to you or to any other person by ATEED or on its behalf.

ATEED is not an offeror of any financial products to any person for the purpose of the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013.  ATEED does not provide any financial adviser service for the purpose of the Financial Advisers Act 2008.

To the greatest extent permitted by law, ATEED disclaims any express or implied warranties in relation to any information and opinions provided on the website.

ATEED does not accept responsibility for any loss suffered as a result of reliance on the accuracy, adequacy, completeness or currency of information on this website.

ATEED does not warrant that access to this website will be uninterrupted or error-free, or that it is free of viruses, bugs or anything similar that may impact the functionality, accuracy and/or reliability of the website. ATEED is not responsible or liable for any loss of content or material uploaded or transmitted through this website.

If ATEED makes any templates available on the website for your use, you acknowledge that they are provided to you for guidance purposes only and that they are not intended to replace the need for formal business or legal advice and ATEED does not represent that they are fit for your particular purpose.  We are not responsible for any loss or damage arising from the use of any templates made available to you on any of our websites.

If you are using any of our websites or Services "in trade" (as defined in the Fair Trading Act 1986), you acknowledge and agree that for the purposes of section 5D of the Fair Trading Act 1986 and section 43 of the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993:

  • the website and the Services are being supplied and acquired in trade;
  • the parties to these Terms of Use are all in trade;
  • sections 9, 12A, 13 and 14(1) of the Fair Trading Act 1986 an the provisions of the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 do not apply to these Terms of Use or to any matters, information, representations or circumstances covered by these Terms of Use; and 
  • it is fair and reasonable that the parties are bound by this clause.

ATEED reserves the right to change these Terms of Use at any time by posting an updated version to the website.  Changes to the Terms of Use will be notified to you and/or posted on the website.  Modifications will not apply retroactively.  By continuing to access the website after a change, you agree to be bound by the updated Terms of Use.

Limitation of Liability and Indemnity

In relation to the website and your use of it, ATEED to the maximum extent permitted by law:

  • excludes all responsibility and liability; and
  • will not be responsible for any errors or misstatements or be liable to you or any other person, whether in tort, contract, equity, statute or otherwise, for any loss or damage however caused (including any loss of profits, revenues, goodwill, or data, or indirect, special, consequential, exemplary, or punitive loss or damage).

In any event, you agree that ATEED's total liability under these Terms of Use or in connection with the website will not exceed NZ$100 in any circumstances.

You indemnify ATEED, its officers and employees and hold each harmless against all costs, expenses and damages incurred in connection with any claim brought by a third party against ATEED arising from a breach by you of these Terms of Use.

Governing Law

These Terms of Use are governed by, and will be construed in accordance with, the laws of New Zealand.  You submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New Zealand.  To the maximum extent permitted by law, ATEED is not responsible for the compliance of the website, or the content on the website, with the laws of any country other than New Zealand.  If you access the websites outside New Zealand, you are responsible for complying with all applicable laws.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, concerns or complaints in relation to the website or these Terms of Use, please contact us.