We’re different. In a good way.

Why New Zealand?

An island nation at the edge of the South Pacific, New Zealand is a land of great natural abundance, beauty and diversity.


This place has helped make us who we are today – resourceful and determined, creative and innovative, welcoming and progressive. We’ve always worked hard and thought differently in order to get things done. And, as a nation of just 4.7 million people, we’ve become experts at achieving and excelling beyond what many thought possible.

We’re known for our perseverance and our ability to imagine fresh possibilities. We dream big, then we go out and make it happen. This is what we call the spirit of practical imagination. It makes us who we are, and it sits at the heart of New Zealand business today.


It’s good to be different – and you’re invited to take a closer look at what sets New Zealand business apart.


Because together, we can do amazing things. 



nation in the ease of doing business report



out of 113 nations

for food safety



out of 139 countries

for Global Creativity



best country for

business 2018 ranking

Our sectors of strength

In a world full of big promises, New Zealand businesses deliver the extraordinary – with a huge variety of products, services and expertise that could only come from this place and our people.

Explore the sector and industry strengths that set us apart as a supplier and partner in markets around the world.

Our global network

New Zealanders have always looked outwards for opportunity – and our businesses move faster and work harder to build great partnership internationally.

Explore New Zealand's commercial ties around the world, and connect with our businesses through our local team in your region.

About NZTE

New Zealand Trade & Enterprise (NZTE) is New Zealand’s international economic development agency. We work with globally ambitious, export-focused New Zealand companies to help them find success on the world stage.

We believe New Zealand is good for the world – and that New Zealand products, services and expertise can help solve problems of all shapes and sizes. Our aim is to connect the right companies with the right international partners to ensure mutual success.

Contact us

For more information on New Zealand products, services and expertise, or to connect with New Zealand businesses, contact us for support from NZTE’s team in your region.


We’re ready to help and look forward to hearing from you.


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