Phone09 424 8236
0800 FRANCHISE (0800 372 624)
Intl+649 424 8236
PostalPO Box 308 089,
Whangaparaoa 0952
New Zealand

Two Awards - Service Provider of the Year 2021 2022

About Us

Franchise New Zealand is proud to have been twice named Service Provider of the Year in the 2021 Westpac New Zealand Franchise Awards, and in the 2022 Westpac New Zealand Franchise Awards. Founded in 1992, Franchise New Zealand provides promotional and educational services to the $37 billion franchise sector via a range of media including a print and digital magazine, website, email newsletter and social media platforms.

Information is provided to readers free of charge to help them make well-informed decisions and get good advice when it comes to buying a franchise or franchising their own business.

The company is founded upon a deep knowledge of franchising. Editor Simon Lord has almost forty years' experience in franchising both in New Zealand and overseas. His roles have included being marketing manager for a multi-national fast-food franchise and franchise manager for a new start-up operation. Other team members also have long experience in franchising - Meet the team and get to learn a little about us.

Franchise New Zealand is endorsed by the Franchise Association of New Zealand and sponsored by Westpac and Franchise Accountants.


Franchise New Zealand's services are provided to readers free of charge thanks to our advertisers and sponsors. Our combined media reach over 25,000 people every month, all of whom are interested in some aspect of franchising. For more information on advertising, click here.

Linking your Site

Franchise NZ Logo

Franchise New Zealand's website at is the home of New Zealand franchising on the web. It is THE hub site for anyone looking for information on franchising in this country.

To link your site to ours so that your own visitors can easily access the information and advice which we provide, all you have to do is place the Franchise New Zealand logo button on your site with a link to

As soon as you have done this, please email us and tell us the address where the logo appears. We will then check that the link is operating properly. It's as easy as that.

Contact Us

We welcome enquiries about all aspects of franchising and about advertising with Franchise New Zealand magazine and website. Regrettably, we are not able to answer queries about individual situations but we will try to refer you to someone who may be able to help.

A list of franchise-experienced advisors can be found in our Directory section.

“In a time of stress and uncertainty I turned to your website for support and guidance. I am very pleased with the information and advice provided throughout the website. I found it very helpful and it gave me a clear understanding about purchasing a franchise. I felt that your company deserved a big thank you as it was definitely very supporting and gave me a lot of confidence in going about purchasing a franchise.”

Katalina T, potential franchisee

Sally Knight

Heather Barker Vermeer ­– Editor

Stu Sutherland - Senior Designer

Simon Lord - Founding Editor (1992 - 2024)

Lorraine Lord - Founding Publisher (1992 - 2024)

“To date, every dealing I have had with Franchise New Zealand has been superb – you and your team live and breathe the franchise industry. We believe the magazine, website and newsletter are informative, easy-to-read and professional. We have found the magazine a key source of quality franchise enquiries. The web site equally enables potential franchisees to qualify their targets and provide a sense of surety they are dealing with a reputable franchisor.”

Paul Brown, Paramount Services – Supreme Franchise System of the Year 2008, 2016, 2018

“A real success story, Franchise New Zealand is a major asset to the franchise community that has made a significant contribution to the sector, and to the lives of many ordinary Kiwis around the country in the last 30 years”

Daniel Cloete, Westpac

“The New Zealand franchise industry owes your organisation a great big ‘Thank You’ for the marketing professionalism that you have bestowed upon it via Franchise New Zealand.”

Rene Mangnus, Crest Commercial Cleaning

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