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Welcome to Business South


Business South is your Southern business association.

We champion the interests of Southern business, ensuring your voice is represented locally, regionally and nationally. We are proud to provide a wide range of services, support, training and networking opportunities for businesses of all sizes, at all stages of the business lifecycle.

Let's Make It Easy

of businesses understand the implications of the new Resource Management reforms on their business.

of businesses have the capacity to implement the minimum wage rising to $22.70 per hour from 1 April 2023.

of workplaces have an emergency management plan in place for staff and offices.

of businesses feel they need support to future proof their workforce.

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The Grand Business South Awards 2023

The Grand Business South Awards celebrate the remarkable achievements of businesses in our region.


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Fair Pay Agreements

The Government has recently passed the Fair Pay Agreements legislation. The introduction of FPAs is one of the most significant changes to New Zealand’s employment relations system.

Who are you?

At Business South, we support a wide array of organisations, people and communities.

Who are you?

At Business South, we support a wide array of organisations, people and communities.

Part of a wider community

Stronger Together

When you join Business South, you also become part of an expansive national business network with expertise in all areas of business.

As a collective, our voices are amplified. We engage directly with decision-makers, meeting regularly with the Prime Minister, Government Ministers, MPs and other officials to champion your interests and to stay ahead of developments that affect business.

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Dunedin BA5: Hosted by Jarden, Dunedin

30 Mar 2023

March BA5 is hosted by the Jarden Dunedin team who are NZ's leading investment and advisory group...

Dunedin BA5 Hosted By: Southern Youth Development (Formerly, Malcam Charitable Trust)

27 Apr 2023

The April BA5 is hosted by the Southern Youth Development team, formerly the Malcam Charitable Tr...

Dunedin BA5: Hosted By Gillions Funeral Services

25 May 2023

Gillions Funeral Services is celebrating its 60th year as a funeral service provider for the Dune...