What is a Co-op?

Not sure? Its a user owned and controlled business where benefits are derived and distributed equitably on the basis of use. There is a lot more involved, and NZ Co-op can give you insight into what a Co-op entails for you and your ideas.



Starting a Co-op

Looking to build an enterprise that’s freely established by a group that provides mutual benefits? Here, NZ Co-op can show you how to start a Co-op and how to benefit from the activities of the enterprise, not just from primarily investments.



Become a Member

Join the 53 business member strong cooperative community, where over half of them operate in New Zealand. NZ Co-op has been bringing members together for over 20 years, and from a variety of cooperative businesses since 1996.


News, Events and Media

  • It’s your AGM Keynote Speaker Bios – 14th August 2014

It’s your AGM Keynote Speaker Bios – 14th August 2014

Members are invited to attend the following events
at the Novotel Hotel, Ellerslie, Auckland
on Thursday 14th August 2014
Annual General Meeting 10.00am – 12.00pm
General Meeting 10.00am – 12.00pm (no charge, includes lunch)
Forum 2.00pm – 5.00pm
($250 + […]

  • Ravensdown’s nutrient management expertise

Ravensdown’s nutrient management expertise

Nutrient know-how for New Zealand
New Zealand needs farming and farmers need accessible nutrient management expertise: now more than ever. From the lab to the land, Ravensdown helps customers improve their financial and environmental performance […]

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