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

Paper Plus Retail

100% locally owned and operated, Paper Plus is a co-operative franchise combining the expertise and support of a large, nationally recognised brand, with franchisee entrepreneurial drive and passion for retail. We offer full training and support. Franchise opportunities available nationwide.


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.


Bocky Boo Gelato Food and Beverage

Life should be fun. Bocky Boo is the franchise that brings the fun factor to your community. A place where family and friends love to meet. A place that will make you smile each day, while unleashing your creativity and entrepreneurial spirit.


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.


Harcourts New Zealand Business & Commercial

Harcourts seeks accomplished sales consultants and achievers across all industries, exploring real estate business ownership. We value goal-driven, entrepreneurial individuals who crave challenges, recognition, teamwork and future stability. Eager for growth, they’re intrigued by housing and business trends, prioritising collaboration and personal/team fulfilment.


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.


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 one of New Zealand’s best-looking and successful businesses.


Ecomist Home Services

Ecomist is an exciting business opportunity, based on both website and face-to-face sales of automated insect control and odour control fragrancing systems and products, to both commercial and residential customers; accompanied by the provision of residential and commercial pest control services.


Laser Clinics New Zealand Fitness, Health & Beauty

Partner with an award-winning franchise. Laser Clinics New Zealand are proud to be the global leaders in our industry, providing laser hair removal, cosmetic injectables, skin and body treatments at affordable prices. With a unique 50/50 business model, we are in this together!


RaD Car Hire Retail

Join the car rental and travel industry services with one of NZ’s largest locally owned and operated systems. Self-motivated team builder? Like dealing with people and showing off your country? Own your own future. With no two days the same, your adventure starts with RaD!


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.


Gloria Jean's Coffees Food and Beverage

Gloria Jean's is an energetic, international award-winning café brand. We are searching for franchisees to partner with us in growing the brand in NZ. North Shore, Auckland site available for immediate fitout (detail below) - Enquire now!


FreshChoice Retail

Wholesale Distributors Ltd is the franchisor for the SuperValue and FreshChoice group of supermarkets. All our stores are locally owned and operated and totally community focussed. We are looking for franchisees who are customer-focussed with proven business experience. Opportunities available nationwide.


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.


Big Fig Food and Beverage

Big Fig’s ‘slow food, served fast’ concept is a Wanaka legend, thanks to delicious, authentic cooking, family vibes and ready-to-go convenience. Now we’re looking for energetic folks to join the family and give the rest of New Zealand the incredible Big Fig experience.


SuperValue Retail

Wholesale Distributors Ltd is the franchisor for the SuperValue and FreshChoice group of supermarkets. All our stores are locally owned and operated and totally community focussed. We are looking for franchisees who are customer-focussed with proven business experience. Opportunities available nationwide.


Refresh Renovations Home and Building

Own a thriving business in the $8.2 billion renovation sector. Utilise your leadership skills to build a world-class renovation business with Refresh Renovations®. No need to swing a hammer – our unique model sets us apart. Limited spots available, so contact us now to secure your spot.


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.


Speed Queen Laundry Systems Retail

Enjoy true passive income with a Speed Queen self-serve laundromat. With our help, 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.


Cutshop Home and Building

Own and manage a Cutshop® programming and production team, producing high quality cabinetry for kitchens, wardrobes, garage shelves, and more. Cutshop® franchisees provide bespoke products in a vibrant residential new-build and renovation sector where existing trade production can’t keep up with the growing market.


Donut King Food and Beverage

Donut King is a speciality donut and coffee chain with a customer focus to serve our famous, fresh donuts daily. Proven business models and support systems to teach you everything you need to know.


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 company 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 dairy products and beverages throughout New Zealand including Anchor, Primo, Mammoth, Mainland, and Kapiti. National franchise structure operating since 1992 offering exclusive territories. Looking for people with business and sales acumen, a can-do attitude and great leadership qualities.


Columbus Coffee Food and Beverage

NZ’s premium café franchise. Highly recognised and trusted brand offering customers exceptional coffee and chef-prepared food. Supreme Franchisee of the Year and Food and Beverage Franchise System of the Year 2015/16. Suit owners with passion for coffee, food and the value of customer relationships.


Choices Flooring Home and Building

Be part of a new flooring retail opportunity in New Zealand where you will become part of an innovative and successful flooring brand. Choices Flooring offers the systems, training, marketing and online support needed to be a successful retailer in the retail flooring industry.


Liquorland Food and Beverage

Liquorland is New Zealand's premier liquor retail franchise with over 170 stores nationwide. If you are a customer-focussed retailer with a passion for our industry, now is the time to join us.


Two Dollar Things Plus Retail

Seize the opportunity to be part of New Zealand’s biggest discount store brand where quality meets affordability. Having established 31 thriving stores across NZ and Fiji in just 12 years, Two Dollar Things Plus has proven systems and the know-how. Are you ready?


Toyworld Retail

New Zealand’s largest independent toy retailing group has been in operation since 1976. Toyworld stores span the length of the country with the biggest and best range of toys in New Zealand. Toyworld is “where the best toys come from.”


Katsubi Food and Beverage

Your chance to be a part of one of the most successful New Zealand local hospitality franchises. With more than 20 years of experience in the food chain industry, Katsubi is now inviting our potential partners to build your dreams and succeed with us.


Flooring Design Home and Building

Flooring Design has centralised systems, creating powerful and efficient business practices, leading to profitable franchisees. Full industry and systems training is provided along with ongoing sales seminars for franchisees and salespeople. Successful applicants are driven to work with our systems to drive their new business.


Aramex - 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.


Basic Listings

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.

Jamaica Blue Food and Beverage

Bring your enthusiasm, ambition and passion to deliver an exceptional customer experience. Enjoy world-class training with ongoing support and together you have the ingredients of a successful Jamaica Blue franchise partnership. Opportunities nationwide with a brand you are proud to call your own.

Super Liquor Retail

Super Liquor provides ‘Super Service’ and a ‘Super Range’ of products in 180+ stores throughout New Zealand. If you are energetic, ready to take on a new challenge (or maybe you are already in the liquor industry), then we want to talk to you.

Brumby's Bakery Food and Beverage

Brumby’s have been part of the New Zealand bakery market since 1995, serving local communities wholesome, natural baked goods. Brumby’s artisan approach to baking utilises only natural ingredients, with no preservatives or additives, and products handmade fresh from scratch every day to our exclusive recipes.

Think Water Business & Commercial

Think Water is Australasia’s leading network of independently owned irrigation water services solutions with over 60 stores. We specialise in the design and implementation of the most water-efficient irrigation and water management programmes for clients.

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.

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.

LJS Seafood Restaurants Food and Beverage

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

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.

Quest Serviced Apartments 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.

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.

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.

The Cheesecake Shop Food and Beverage

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

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.

MTF Finance Financial Services

MTF Finance are looking for hardworking people with lending and business management experience to join our nationwide team of franchisees operating from Whangarei to Invercargill. Using MTF Finance's system to market, approve and originate loans, you’ll manage your loan book using our web-based management system.

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.

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.

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.

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 30 years.

Just Kidz Leisure & Education

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

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.

Specsavers New Zealand Retail

Specsavers New Zealand are leading optometrists and eye-care specialists. Now offering audiology services too.

Landmark Homes Home and Building

Landmark Homes is recognised as an industry leader in top quality, new home design and construction. We are searching for highly driven and motivated people (preferably with building industry knowledge) to join our growing franchise network throughout New Zealand.

Navigation Homes Home and Building

Navigation Homes are offering an opportunity to own and drive a profitable house-building franchise. Proven management systems, support, and the best national supply prices. Extensive range of designs to offer customers. Get off the tools and build an asset for yourself.

Jesters Pies Food and Beverage

Jesters Pies are offering new store opportunities on a turn-key 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.

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.

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.

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

Autoblast Auto & Marine Services

New Zealand franchise Autoblast has perfected a new method of vehicle underbody rust removal and rust prevention. We are seeking partners who firstly believe in customer service excellence, and who have an appreciation for all things automotive and their aesthetics.

Just Cabins Home and Building

Just Cabins provides portable cabins for rent which are just perfect as sleepouts, extra rooms, portable offices, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Muffin Break Food and Beverage

Build a life you love with Muffin Break! Benefit from the comprehensive training and support from a reliable and trusted franchisor, growing businesses in NZ for more than 25 years. Muffin Break is expanding and we seek enthusiastic and customer-focussed franchisees throughout the country.

Majestic Food and Beverage

Majestic is a premium boutique café brand creating exceptional experiences for locals across New Zealand. With a unique point of difference and a vast range of products available, take advantage of a brand that is bringing something fresh to the industry in so many ways.


Master Licenses

Chatime Food and Beverage

Chatime have modernised the traditional Taiwanese tea culture. Operating in Australia since 2009, Chatime are fast on their way to achieving 200 Australian outlets. Secure the opportunity to grow Chatime in New Zealand as Master Franchisee or Area Developer.

Ziebart Auto & Marine Services

Ziebart is the world’s #1 franchise in vehicle appearance and protection. Master Franchise opportunity now available in New Zealand. Backed by over 60 years of experience. Ziebart promise to provide exceptional customer service and the highest-level quality products to exceed all customer expectations.


Other Listings

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.

Stonewood Homes NZ Home and Building

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

McDonald's Food and Beverage

The world’s market leader in the quick service restaurant industry.

Saddlery Warehouse Retail

Leading equestrian retailer. Supplying all the items needed for horse and rider.

Oil Changers Auto & Marine Services

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

9Round Fitness, Health & Beauty

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

Pizza Hut Food and Beverage

A new format is enabling franchisees to maximise returns from a smaller footprint.

Mad Butcher Food and Beverage

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

Health 2000 Fitness, Health & Beauty

The Health 2000 group comprises members who have a passion for natural health.

Versatile Home and Building

Your chance to own your own business without the challenges of going it alone.

Palmers Retail

NZ’s largest chain of standalone garden centres, helping grow great gardens since 1912.

Mr Rental Home and Building

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

Lone Star Food and Beverage

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

Breakers Restaurant Food and Beverage

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

Zambrero Food and Beverage

Serving fresh, healthy and flavoursome Mexican food in New Zealand since 2014.

Pita Pit Food and Beverage

Serving the best-tasting, freshest pitas and salad bowls in NZ since 2007.

Platinum Homes Home and Building

Seeking people ideally from a construction or sales background.

Flex Fitness Fitness, Health & Beauty

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

Colourplus Retail

Colourplus offers a range of top quality giftware and decorating accessories.

Generation Homes Home and Building

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

Carl's Jr. Food and Beverage

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

Anytime Fitness Fitness, Health & Beauty

Own an Anytime Fitness franchise and join the fitness revolution!

Baby On The Move Retail

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

Mexico Food and Beverage

Seeking people with a passion for hospitality. Full training and support provided.

Sierra Boutique Café Food and Beverage

Network of premium cafés specialising in gourmet coffee and freshly prepared food.

Valentines Buffet Restaurants Food and Beverage

Iconic buffet restaurant seeking hospitality-minded franchisees with drive, passion and energy.


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