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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 business are looking to upskill their team.

of businesses have undertaken a restructure due to rising costs.

of businesses are getting improved local council communications about infrastructure and public works projects at their business.

of businesses have succession plans in place.

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Business Health Check

Fine-tune your business with this quick and easy online assessment. It's easy to get wrapped up working in the business instead of on the business. Steering the ship is essential to grow your business but sometimes it takes everything you have just to keep the lights on. That’s where we come in- Business South is here to offer a one-stop-shop for southern business solutions.

How healthy is your business?
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The Grand Business South Awards 2023 Recap

The Grand Business South Awards Gala Dinner went off with a bang on Friday 17th, find out who the winners are here!

Grand Business South Awards 2023- Recap
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Annual Report 2023

After our first full financial year as Business South, there is much to reflect on. It is with pride that we present our Annual Report for 2023. View the full report here. 

View Annual Report 2023
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Quarterly Business Survey September Results

The results are in for our September Quarterly Business Survey, take a look at the findings

View Results
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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.

Future of NZ: "In 50-years..."

30 Nov 2023

What could the future of New Zealand look like if business and government worked closer together ...

Dunedin BA5 hosted by Otago Golf Club

30 Nov 2023

Come and see what The Otago Golf Club have to offer and experience the amazing venue at the last ...

Central Otago BA5: Hosted by Checketts McKay Law

14 Dec 2023

“A Christmas celebration for the Central Otago business community hosted by Checketts McKay...

Annual Dunedin Golf Tournament - St Clair Golf Course

08 Mar 2024

We welcome your registration to be part of one of the highlights of our annual event calendar ......