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Join the NZMEA and Together we will grow New Zealand's Vibrant Manufacturing Sector

The NZMEA supports and represents New Zealand’s vibrant manufacturing and exporting sectors.

We believe a thriving manufacturing sector is vital to New Zealand’s economy. It needs successful manufacturing businesses, like yours, to generate export income, growth and employment.

We are here to help your business grow, and through that, help New Zealand’s economy grow in a sustainable way.

We Support Your Business

We Connect You

We Speak Up On Your Behalf


MEAssist – a powerful tool that gives you the ability to rapidly seek advice and experience from other manufacturers and exporters on issues your business may face.

Networking Opportunities – regular stimulating and engaging events. Hear from relevant speakers, hand-picked for their insights and knowledge, and network with industry peers.

Export Documentation and Support – we provide free Certificates of Origin for members, including Free Trade Agreement certificates. We also provide free HR and Export guides written in conjunction with manufacturers and legal experts.

Training and Information – presentations and training give you the opportunity to see many new ideas and techniques. We also circulate important industry information, updates and opportunities and act as a conduit of support when tackling the challenges of change in your business.

Representation and Public Profile – we engage with politicians, officials and Government departments to communicate your views. We actively work to raise the profile of manufacturing with government and the public through strong media relationships.