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Welcome to the Franchise Association of New Zealand
The Franchise Association of New Zealand Inc. is the peak body representing the franchising community at government and other industry forums. Members of the Association are committed to observe the best practice in franchising through adherence to a Code of Ethics, a Code of Practice and the Rules of the Association.
The benefits of membership
Once accepted into the Association, franchises and service providers benefit from the credibility that membership provides. They are also able to use the resources of the Association to keep up to date on issues and enhance their franchising knowledge through conferences, seminars or other networking opportunities. Members and franchisees of Members are also able to access a range of business related savings and discounts including fuel, travel, recruitment, telecommunications, education, security and loss prevention.
Franchising in New Zealand
Franchising is a respectable and highly successful business format, both internationally and here in New Zealand. The turnover of franchised businesses in New Zealand is calculated* to be between $19.4billion and $21.0 billion a year and with petroleum distribustion and motor vehicle franchises included, the total tops $35 billion. More than 100,000 people are employed in franchises.
* Franchising New Zealand 2012 survey
Buying from a member franchise
Buying a business always involves some risks, but if you buy a quality franchise business from a member of the Association, those risks are likely to be substantially reduced. Why is this? It's because in a respectable franchise system you are given the business tools to help you succeed and you have the help and support of your franchisor and fellow franchisees in the system.
Using this site
To find out more about franchising, franchise opportunities and the people who can help you in making the right choice, use the resources that you will find in the pages of our web site.
If you are thinking about buying a franchise go to the Helpful Publications tab on the left hand side of this page and order a copy of our Franchisees Guide to assist you on your way. Then check out the franchises available by clicking franchisebusiness.co.nz for the Association's business directory.
Westpac New Zealand Franchise Awards
Expressions of Interest open on April 1st for the 2014/2015 Awards
Franchising New Zealand Survey 2012
The second biennial Franchising New Zealand Survey was carried out by Massey University in partnership with Griffith University of Brisbane, who also produce the biennial Franchising Australia Survey. FANZ was again the principal sponsor of the survey. Click here to download the survey.