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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.

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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.

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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.

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News, Events and Media

  • New professional development courses for NZ co-op directors

New professional development courses for NZ co-op directors

A new suite of professional development courses for cooperative company directors, designed by the best in the business looks set to benefit the boardrooms of co-ops throughout New Zealand.

Cooperative Business NZ and the Institute […]

  • Fonterra – 22 billion litres of milk a year!

Fonterra – 22 billion litres of milk a year!

Fonterra is a global, co-operatively-owned company which collects 22 billion litres of milk each year and is a world leader in dairy excellence.   It employs more than 16,000 people in New Zealand and around […]


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