Cooperative Business NZ offers Corporate Associate membership to chosen businesses and organisations which wish to provide their products / services to Co-operative Businesses NZ’s Members and / or wish to support the co-operative business model and co-operative movement here in NZ. At present we have the following Members within this category:

  • Deloitte: accounting, audit and financial advisory services
  • Baycorp: debtor information and debt management
  • Buddle Findlay: legal and with strong knowledge of Co-operative Companies Act 1996 and NZ co-operative legislation
  • Westlake Governance: best practice co-operative governance
  • Safe365: health and safety self-assessment, advice and guidance

Westlake Governance

Westlake Governance Limited is a globally-focused, New Zealand-based consulting business with its founder, Richard Westlake, a popular and very effective presenter at Cooperative Business NZ’s governance seminars for several years now.

Leading lawyers on all things co-operative

This law firm is New Zealand's leading adviser to co-operatives, mutuals and societies - advising Cooperative Business NZ, and its forerunner, for over two decades now while having played a significant role within NZ co-operative law reform back in the 1990’s.

The easy solution for debt recovery

Established in 1956, New Zealand-based Baycorp means a great deal to businesses, co-ops and mutuals included, as the go-to solution to help with non-payment from debtors. Baycorp’s experience, processes and people help its clients to unlock debt, with robust credit reporting, in-house specialist legal action and field services options.

Smart software for safety

Safe365 is smart Kiwi software which is rapidly changing the game when it comes to workplace health and safety. Launched in September 2016, the online application assesses your organisation, develops your personalised health and safety action plan and provides you with the support you need to improve.

Cooperative Business NZ recommends all 5 organisations to its Members. For introductions and key contact details, please contact Cooperative Business NZ CEO, Craig Presland.