Since 1917, the British New Zealand Business Association has been developing and promoting bilateral business associations, trade, investment and goodwill between the United Kingdom and New Zealand.

Learn more about us here

“The British New Zealand Business Association has great convening power.  It brings together British and New Zealand companies to strengthen existing links and forge new ones, helping to boost our two way trade and investment, and pave the way for an even stronger trading relationship in the future”

Laura Clarke, British High Commissioner to New Zealand


The BNZBA is proud to be a







Membership is open to persons, firms, companies or organisations carrying on business in or with New Zealand or who, supporting our objectives, have an interest in bilateral trade, investment and/or business between New Zealand and Britain.

Join here

  • Unique opportunity to regularly network with other business people with an interest in the UK/New Zealand business relationship
  • Member rates to all events for you and your guests
  • Invitation to exclusive member-only events
  • Opportunities to attend at discounted rates events held by partner organisations
  • Provide content for and advertise in the Association's bi-monthly Newsletter
  • Promote your business on the BNZBA website and social media pages (Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter)
  • Access to the British Chambers of Commerce network
  • Introduction to UK Department for International Trade and other relevant government related organisations
  • Priority opportunity for your CEO/Business Leader to speak at a BNZBA event
  • Priority event sponsorship opportunities
  • Priority table placement at major events

Latest News

Events coming up

Rob Everett, CEO of the Financial Markets Authority, 18th August from 12.15pm. Details here.

Hon Damien O'Connor, Minister for Trade and Export Growth,  9th September from 12.30pm. Details here.

Mike Stanley. President of the NZ Olympic Committee, 14th September from 5.30pm. Details here


The BNZBA has entered into a partnership with AUT which will see the two organisations work more closely together on events and projects where there are shared interests, as well as provide opportunities for AUT graduates with BNZBA members. 

UK and NZ progress FTA negotiations

The two countries started negotiations on 13th July 2020 and so far 5 rounds of negotiations have been held. Recently Damien O'Connor, Minister for Trade and Export Growth, visited the UK to meet with Liz Truss, Secretary of State for International Trade, to help expedite the negotiations with a view to reaching an agreement in principle in August. The UK has also commenced formal negotiations to join CPTPP. The 11 member countries of CPTPP currently make up 13% of global GDP, and UK exports to CPTPP countries are forecast to increase by 65% up to 2030. ad more about the potential value of this relationship here.

Use BNZBA partner to get the most competitive Foreign Exchange rates offers BNZBA members the most competitive foreign exchange rates 24/7, providing a level of service that the banks cannot match. You can find out more about their services here.




BNZBA appreciates the contributions and support of its Gold sponsors:


and its partner organisations:





Become a Sponsor

The BNZBA offers two types of sponsorship - Corporate Sponsorship and Event Partnership.

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