Franchises from
$200k+

With over 600 different franchises operating in New Zealand, many of them home-grown, there’s a wide range of industries and investment levels to choose from, from small businesses to multi-million dollar opportunities. Here is a list of franchise businesses for sale, with links to more info on each opportunity.


Premium Selection

Versatile Home and Building

Becoming a Versatile franchisee is your chance to own your own business, without the challenges associated with ‘going it alone’.


STIHL SHOP Retail

Stihl Shop is a nationwide network of independent, locally owned specialist outdoor power equipment retailers. Every Stihl Shop is operated by friendly approachable people who are passionate about outdoor power equipment. Full training and on-going support. Sites with real growth potential available across NZ.


Valentines Buffet Restaurants Food and Beverage

New Zealand’s iconic buffet restaurant is seeking hospitality-minded franchisees with drive, passion and energy. We provide full support and training including systems and marketing. Franchisees can enjoy a sustainable and profitable return on their investment.


Caci Fitness, Health & Beauty

At Caci we love what we do! Helping New Zealanders with what we call 'skin confidence'. Now is your chance to join the team, become a Caci clinic owner and enjoy the benefits of being part of a successful New Zealand business.


Para Rubber Retail

Iconic New Zealand retailer dominating the market in sales of foam, foam mattresses, rubber, mats, and Para pools. Looking for energetic people serious about customer service and looking to build a successful business through determination. Opportunities available in South Auckland, Hawkes Bay and Dunedin.


Esquires Café Food and Beverage

At Esquires Café our franchise partners tailor their food to the local market from our extensive menu library. We don’t dictate the menu, we allow the freedom for you to be a true entrepreneur while ensuring you have comprehensive support from our team


Gloria Jean's Coffees Food and Beverage

We're proud to be an international award-winning company. We attribute our success to our strong network of Master Franchise Partners. Nobody works alone. We provide excellent training, a proven franchise model, along with ongoing support to help their business grow from strength to strength.


Pets In The City Other

Pets In The City has a number of opportunities to purchase either an existing profitable Doggie Daycare/Pet Hotel, or open a new turn-key store. Seeking franchise partners passionate about pets and people who want to be part of the rapidly growing $1.8bn pet industry.


Aramex (formerly Fastway Couriers) - Courier Franchisee Business & Commercial

Aramex, formerly Fastway Couriers, is an award-winning franchise system that provides local and national courier and freight services at competitive prices. Over 35 years’ experience, multiple industry awards and franchisees across New Zealand, Aramex is one of New Zealand’s most successful and trusted freight companies.


Rodney Wayne Fitness, Health & Beauty

Rodney Wayne is the largest hairdressing franchise in New Zealand. You do not have to be a hairdresser but strong people skills combined with an excellent customer focus and management expertise are all critical elements that make a successful Rodney Wayne franchisee.


Mizin Home and Building

New Zealand’s premier portable room hire business providing recurring weekly income with limited labour input. Great extra retirement income and/or an opportunity to buy into an essential services business ripe for expansion, which provides you an immediate financial return via a proven business system.


Columbus Coffee Food and Beverage

NZ’s premium café franchise. A highly recognised and trusted brand offering customers exceptional coffee and chef-prepared food in a modern café environment. Awarded both Supreme Franchisee of the Year and Food & Beverage Franchise System of the Year 2015/16. NZ-founded concept operating since 1995. NZQA certified operating manuals and training systems. Suit owners with passion for coffee, food and the value of customer relationships.


Cutshop Home and Building

As the business partner to kitchen and wardrobe retailers, interior fit-out specialists, and designers of bespoke products all over New Zealand, owning a Cutshop® is an opportunity not to be missed as home renovation projects are going through the roof.


Pack & Send New Zealand Retail

Pack & Send move and handle local and international freight through a network of retail stores with a professional custom packaging service. A one-stop shop for retail and business customers. We are looking to grant franchises to those who are prepared to embrace our 'no limits' culture.


Liquorland Food and Beverage

Liquorland is New Zealand's premium liquor franchise with over 130 stores nationwide. If you are a customer-focused retailer with a passion for our industry, now is an exciting time to join us.


Accessman Home and Building

New Zealand’s leading hire company supplying scissor lifts, cherry pickers and knucklebooms. There are exciting new franchise options available throughout the North Island. A unique opportunity exists for the right person to work their way into a franchise ownership role.


Speed Queen Laundry Systems Retail

Enjoy true passive income with a Speed Queen self-serve laundromat. With our turnkey service, you’ll be up and running in your own profitable business in no time, backed by the worlds’ oldest and largest manufacturer of commercial laundry equipment.


Jesters Pies Food and Beverage

Jesters Pies are offering new store opportunities on a turnkey basis. We will provide training, ongoing support and the tools required for you to maximise your investment. Seeking passionate franchise partners prepared to work in the business who are committed to excellent customer service.


Black & White Coffee Cartel Food and Beverage

Join the third wave of coffee today. Exciting opportunities to join NZ’s rapidly growing first micro-roasting coffee franchise. Offering turnkey cafés with a competitive operational model. Full training and support provided. We have brought the independent coffee shop to the masses.


Anchor Franchise Food and Beverage

Market leader in sales and distribution of diary products and beverages throughout New Zealand including Anchor, Primo, Mammoth Mainland and Kapiti. National franchise structure operating since 1992 offering exclusive territories. Looking for business and sales acumen with hard work can-do attitudes and leadership skills.


Mexico Food and Beverage

Mexico is a well-established, strong and well-loved Mexican restaurant. New locations available nationwide. Seeking people with a passion for hospitality. Full training and support provided.


ASWEFA Business & Commercial

ASWEFA provides industry training on forklifts, wheels, tracks, rollers, EWP and dangerous goods. Make a difference by creating “A Safe Working Environment For All – ASWEFA!" The perfect franchise opportunity for a team leader, supervisor, tradie coming off the tools, or someone with HR experience.


Just Cuts Fitness, Health & Beauty

Be your own boss and get all the support you need. You don’t have to be a hairdresser to own a Just Cuts, just have a passion for people and the ability to follow a proven system that has worked for over 29 years.


Sierra Boutique Café Food and Beverage

Network of premium cafés specialising in gourmet coffee and freshly prepared food. Sierra still roasts every coffee bean with care, in their Newmarket roastery.


Cobb & Co. Food and Beverage

Welcome back to Cobb & Co., New Zealand's original restaurant chain. With unbeatable brand recognition, enviable buying power, proven profitability and on-going support from Cobb Group, it’s not hard to see why owning a Cobb & Co. is a special opportunity.


The Coffee Club Food and Beverage

One of NZ’s largest café and restaurant franchises, The Coffee Club have a comprehensive menu and offer a relaxed dining experience. Take advantage of a proven track record, great training and ongoing support. Ideal if you are passionate about people and building customer loyalty.


McDonald's Food and Beverage

The world’s market leader in the quick service restaurant industry. We are seeking highly qualified applicants to apply for our 12 month franchisee training programme. Resilience, strong business acumen and a willingness to relocate anywhere in New Zealand are key criteria.


Premium Master Licenses

Jani-King - Regional Master Licence Business & Commercial

The master franchise opportunity combines the growth potential of a dynamic well-established franchise concept with the proven profitability and reliability of the commercial cleaning industry. When you invest in a Jani-King master franchise you are investing in the opportunity to develop an exclusive territory. Our master opportunity requires an astute business person with proven sales skills and the ability to build a team within an internationally renowned franchise system.


Basic Listings

Super Liquor Retail

With 130+ branded stores throughout the country, we are represented in many local communities, delivering to them real value and true convenience. We are New Zealand’s most trusted liquor brand offering market leading terms of trade and innovative national advertising and marketing programmes.

Smith's Sports Shoes Retail

Smith’s Sports Shoes’ biggest strength is the relationship between franchisor, franchisee and suppliers. What you can expect from the Smith’s team includes integrity, fun, and profitability. We focus on team building and provide support and training. Seeking people with vision, great attitude and communication skills.

Winner Winner Food and Beverage

Owned by the BurgerFuel Group, Winner Winner specialises in the finest woodfired and crispy fried chicken. As it turns out, chicken is the fastest growing protein category globally which means there’s piles of opportunity right here, right now.

Robert Harris Coffee Roasters Food and Beverage

Robert Harris Coffee Roasters operates New Zealand's best-known and largest chain of retail café franchises. Proven success in cities and provincial centres nationwide.We look for team players with high standards in presentation who have customer service experience plus the ability to work with people.

Central Landscape & Garden Supplies Home and Building

Landscape and garden supply yards providing bulk and bagged products. Pick-up and deliveries. Will suit hands-on owner operators with a passion for excellent customer service who take pride in customer satisfaction.

Oporto New Zealand Food and Beverage

Oporto chicken and burgers are big on taste and even bigger on value. With 20+ years in Australia and close to 15 years in New Zealand we have a proven franchise model. Seeking committed, energetic, entrepreneurs wanting to establish a long-term business with a strong brand.

Paper Plus Retail

The largest stationery and books franchise system in Australasia. Committed to remaining a vibrant and integral part of the New Zealand retail scene. Grown to over 120 member stores nationwide with a combined sales turnover approaching $125 million a year and it’s still growing.

Signature Homes Home and Building

Winner of the 2016 FANZ Supreme Franchise System award, we have 34 years' experience building homes for Kiwis from 11 franchises supported by a National Office. If you have building or construction management experience and are looking for your next opportunity please contact our CEO.

Zambrero Food and Beverage

Serving fresh, healthy and flavoursome Mexican food, Zambrero NZ launched in 2014 and has grown to 13 restaurants. The Zambrero family is supported by a team with extensive experience in franchising, QSR operations, supply chain, finance, marketing, construction and fit-outs, commercial leasing and more. www.zambrero.com

Cafe2U Food and Beverage

Follow your dream of business ownership with the support of the world's largest mobile coffee van franchise in the fast growth coffee industry. Café2U provides opportunities for small business entrepreneurs to deliver great coffee and food to businesses, events, and functions.

LJS Seafood Restaurants Food and Beverage

The largest NZ fast-food chain of fish and chips and associated seafood stores.

New Zealand Natural Ice Cream Food and Beverage

New Zealand Natural Ice Cream is a global franchise network based out of Auckland, New Zealand. It operates as the franchisor of the New Zealand Natural ice cream, frozen yoghurt, smoothie and juice parlours. Level of investment depending on store location and turnover history.

Jamaica Blue Food and Beverage

Release your food flair with the reassurance of a world-class Jamaica Blue franchise network behind you. Systems, ambience, support and innovation will set you apart from the crowd. Exciting opportunities nationwide with a brand you will be proud to call your own.

Burger Wisconsin Food and Beverage

At Burger Wisconsin it's always been about the food. And now is an exciting time to join us, with new sites planned throughout New Zealand and an existing store refresh programme underway. It's a gourmet opportunity for operators with good taste.

Carpet Court Home and Building

New Zealand’s largest flooring retailer. The size of the Carpet Court Group means that Carpet Court Franchise Partners benefit from the advantages of scale when it comes to all aspects of business, including buying power, marketing, product range and other business support services.

Coffee Culture Food and Beverage

Coffee Culture is the South Island's leading boutique group of coffee shops. We're currently expanding and need passionate coffee lovers to join us. With over 22 years' experience, we offer support and training that's second to none.

Cash Converters Retail

Looking for an exceptional return on your investment? look no further than our new look Cash Converters and you will see we're not only New Zealand's favourite place to buy and sell, we're also the world's largest second-hand dealer and the market leader in short term credit services. Cash Converters has more than 700 stores internationally so you'll be buying a tried and tested, well respected brand.

Specsavers New Zealand Retail

Specsavers New Zealand are leading optometrists and eye-care specialists.

Bakers Delight Food and Beverage

With over 30 years of experience, Bakers Delight is a successful Franchise business with a growing network of over 700 bakeries spanning across four countries. Bakers Delight has a proven business formula which provides comprehensive training and on-going support.

Mexicali Fresh Food and Beverage

Mexicali Fresh has led the Mexican evolution in NZ since 2005. With giant American-style burritos and Mexican beer in a colourful, casual atmosphere. We are recruiting energetic, enthusiastic franchisees with a passion for great food and excellent customer service for our turnkey restaurants.

Muffin Break Food and Beverage

Muffin Break has been a household name since 1994. Contemporary and relevant in 2018, still a firm favourite. The training and support you can expect from Muffin Break is second to none. Systems are comprehensive, analytics thorough. Opportunities available nationwide. We are more than just muffins

Saddlery Warehouse Retail

New Zealand’s leading equestrian retailer. Supplying all the items needed for horse and rider. Proven, successful, Whangarei franchise now available. Good ROI, strong franchisor support. Substantial buying power, exclusive brands. Proven resilience to market downturns. Would suit team player with business experience. www.saddlerywarehouse.co.nz

BurgerFuel Food and Beverage

BurgerFuel is a leader in the gourmet burger market, dedicated to serving high quality burgers in an atmosphere as charged as the food. Combined with fun and irreverent marketing campaigns BurgerFuel creates the perfect environment for franchisees to grow and enjoy their business.

Maison de Crêpes Food and Beverage

Simple but beautiful, French-themed and inspired. We can now offer franchise opportunities in a growing, boutique, Parisian-style crêperie restaurant business serving unique, nutritious, quality food and beverages. www.maisondecrepes.co.nz

Laser Clinics New Zealand Fitness, Health & Beauty

Laser Clinics New Zealand provide non-invasive aesthetic treatments, such as laser hair removal, cosmetic injections and skin treatments. We are the global leaders in our industry, with a unique 50/50 award winning franchise partnership model. You will earn $100k salary and receive ongoing support and training.

Guthrie Bowron Retail

The number one home decorating franchise in New Zealand, specialising in paint, wallpaper, custom-made curtains and blinds, flooring and decorating tools. Franchisees benefit from an established name, a strong support system, central purchasing negotiation and active national advertising campaigns.

Night 'n Day Foodstores Retail

The Night ‘n Day Foodstore franchise, New Zealand’s leading convenience store chain offers group buying, uniformed image, full staff training, assistance in shop layouts and designs, profit reports, assistance with staff rosters, group advertising and full accounting facilities. New sites and conversion of existing businesses welcomed.

Stirling Sports Retail

We play to win by delivering world-class retail experiences, inspired by sport, executed with style. Stirling Sports will provide all the training and support to build and sustain your business. Opportunities available throughout New Zealand. Retail experience is an advantage but not essential.

Hudsons Coffee Food and Beverage

Hudsons Coffee has been delivering coffee excellence for 21 years with cafes across Australia, Singapore and shortly New Zealand. We are seeking passionate franchisees to help us spread our love of coffee nationwide. Training provided. If you are obsessed by all things coffee contact us.

Just Cabins Home and Building

Just Cabins provides portable cabins for rent which are just perfect as sleepouts, extra room, portable office, or as storage at your home or business. Long-term cabin rentals provide a passive income, excellent growth and are easily run by one person part-time.

Colourplus Retail

At Colourplus, we've got your style. Your local store offers all the inspiration, expertise and advice you need to turn your decorating dreams into reality. With 30 stores nationwide, offering a range of top quality paint, wallpaper, curtains, blinds, giftware and decorating accessories.

Brazooka Food and Beverage

The Brazooka® brand captures the outgoing vibrancy of Brazil in an experience where you live life in full colour. It’s fun, cheeky and a little bit crazy (just like Brazilians!). A restaurant where patrons sit back and enjoy 'the full Brazilian BBQ!’ www.brazooka.co.nz

La Porchetta Food and Beverage

Join the largest Italian restaurant chain in Australia and New Zealand. You will love taking part in serving our guests quality Italian food, to order, using fresh ingredients. We are looking for passionate individuals with a strong work ethic and drive to join our family.

Oil Change Kings Auto & Marine Services

Oil Change Kings have a wealth of vehicle industry experience and provide full professional training and mentoring on all aspects of the fast oil change industry, as well as technical and marketing support. www.oilchangekings.co.nz

Just Kidz Educare Leisure & Education

Just Kidz is a leading early childhood education brand dedicated to providing high-quality pre-school education and care. Franchise options available for people with passion and commitment to supporting families’ educational and care needs. Offering a vibrant, social, rewarding business within your community.

MTF Finance Financial Services

MTF Finance is a nationwide network of offices, helping New Zealanders to get the things they need to enjoy life and succeed in business. Using MTF Finance's system to market, approve and originate loans, you’ll manage your loan book using our web-based management system.

Shake Out Food and Beverage

Shake Out is a brand proudly developed in-house by the team behind BurgerFuel. Shake Out serves up a simple, yet premium fast food solution, combining quality ingredients and frictionless technology. Shake Out are looking for new franchisees to become part of their successful network.

Quest Apartment Hotels (NZ) Ltd Business & Commercial

Quest Serviced Apartments is the market-leading franchise in accommodation primarily for corporate extended stay travellers. Franchisees benefit from a high level of brand awareness, full training, and ongoing support. The Quest franchise also provide franchisees with computer systems and manuals which cover business plans.

Brumby's Bakery Food and Beverage

Brumby's has been part of the New Zealand bakery market for over 20 years and is a refreshing offer from your standard independent or local supermarket. Thanks to extensive market research our current business model is a vast improvement with vibrant branding.

Carlton Party Hire Business & Commercial

We are the biggest party hire and event company in New Zealand with a reputation for creating perfect settings at any venue for any occasion no matter the size. Join the Carlton Party Hire team working behind the scenes to make every function successful.


Master Licenses

Hog's Breath Cafe Food and Beverage

Seeking NZ master franchisee. Australia's leading casual dining family-friendly restaurant, Hoggies is unlike any other restaurant. In a nutshell, it is about providing quality food and beverages in a casual environment with an over-riding friendly, party atmosphere.

Smoothie Factory Food and Beverage

Smoothie Factory is a leader in today’s juice bar industry with franchises in over 20 countries around the world making us the fasting growing international juice bar brand. We specialise in innovative and delicious smoothies, juices, frozen yogurt, juice cleanses, and lite foods. http://www.smoothiefactory.net Total investment: Master franchise fee (NZD$135,000) + first outlet (NZD$225,000) =  NZD$360,000

PoolWerx - Master Licence Retail

PoolWerx, the Australasian leader in swimming pool and spa after-market retail and service are seeking a NZ master licensee. We have 18 marketing areas available for sale. You will need to demonstrate your business development skills, people leadership, and be brand and sales focused. Capital required to finance acquisition of the master franchise and development of your own retail store in Auckland.

Mathnasium Leisure & Education

Mathnasium is an international math-only supplemental education franchise. Established in 2002 with one Mathnasium center in Los Angeles, Mathnasium is now one of the fastest-growing franchises with over 1,000 locations worldwide. Seeking a passionate entrepreneur to grow this strongly branded unique opportunity. Extensive head office support from our specialised franchise development team. https://franchise.mathnasium.com


Other Listings

UBX Training Fitness, Health & Beauty

UBX is the fastest-growing boxing and strength concept in the world.

Plumb'In Bathrooms Home and Building

Plumb’In are a specialist bathroom-ware retail franchise with recognised branded products.

Shingle Inn Café Food and Beverage

Shingle Inn Café is a world-class café franchise now available in New Zealand.

The Cheesecake Shop Food and Beverage

You don’t need to be a baker, our excellent training course teaches you how.

Navigation Homes Home and Building

Profitable house-building franchise. Proven systems, support and the best national supply prices.

Palmers Retail

New Zealand’s largest garden centre chain. Metropolitan and provincial opportunities. Growth market.

Spagalimis Italian Pizzeria Food and Beverage

Pizza, pasta, salad and dessert in a contemporary dining environment. Comprehensive training. Conversions welcome

Pita Pit Food and Beverage

If you thought you missed the sub-sandwich boat, the international challenger is now here.

Flex Fitness Fitness, Health & Beauty

Flex Fitness is a New Zealand owned and operated 24-hour gym franchise.

Theobroma Chocolate Lounges, Pavilions and Bars Food and Beverage

A unique food and beverage concept including chocolate, coffee, food, retail and alcohol.

Subway Food and Beverage

The world’s largest quick service submarine sandwich and salad franchise.

Snap Fitness Fitness, Health & Beauty

Internationally recognized brand that proves innovation is the key to brand agility.

Hachi Hachi Food and Beverage

New Zealand's latest success in affordable, fast and fresh Japanese cuisine.

Stonewood Homes NZ Home and Building

We are now expanding and seeking builders and construction entrepreneurs throughout the regions.

Bird On A Wire Food and Beverage

Free-range rotisserie chicken and good vibes for forward-thinking foodies.

9Round Fitness, Health & Beauty

Total body results in a quick, convenient kickboxing and functional fitness workout.

Breakers Restaurant Food and Beverage

Relaxed, NZ beach-themed family restaurants. Fast and affordable dining since 1997.

New York Deli Food and Beverage

New York Deli is a superior, licensed, sandwich outlet.

Oil Changers Auto & Marine Services

Oil Changers provide the convenience of drive-through vehicle servicing. No previous experience required.

Carl's Jr. Food and Beverage

We are looking for enthusiastic franchisees to join the Carl's Jr. team.

Donut King Food and Beverage

Seeking fun franchisees with customer focus to serve our famous, fresh donuts daily.

Baby On The Move Retail

Specialising in rental and sales of baby and toddler car seats and other products.

Anytime Fitness Fitness, Health & Beauty

Leading 24/7 fitness franchise. Proven systems, voted one of the top global franchises.

Mad Butcher Food and Beverage

One of New Zealand’s best-known home grown franchises, trading since 1971.

Platinum Homes Home and Building

Seeking people ideally from a construction or sales background.

Podium Podiatry & Footwear Retail

Recognised and respected as New Zealand’s leading provider of podiatry and footwear solutions.

Lone Star Food and Beverage

Lone Star is New Zealand's largest restaurant & bar concept.

Generation Homes Home and Building

We build houses for clients all over New Zealand for a fixed price and on a time guarantee.

Majestic Tea Bar - Espresso & Chocolate Food and Beverage

Premium café concept revolutionising the tea culture and café market across New Zealand.

Nettl Business & Commercial

Nettl is an online communications and web studio franchise from the UK.

Mr Rental Home and Building

Make the sale once and get paid over and over again.

Toyworld Retail

Join New Zealand’s largest independent toy retailing group.


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