Hi Folks

me and my friend wondering to open an side business apart from our profession 9-5 job, called Butcher Meat Shop wholesale & retail business in Wellington. So my question to you is do i need to take any certified course on butchery to start this business or any other relevant course or what are other paper documents needed.

Please also advice me
1. what are the basic needs to start a business in Wellington?
2. What sort of documents needed to complies City council?
3. Can we hire an employer? if yes on what basis??
4. What are the things need to open an Butcher Meat Shop ( I googled many things but curious to know from an experienced business man)

I really appreciate your advice and time taken to read my post.

Thanks & Regards
Ricky