Update: Auckland at Alert Level 3

    From midnight tomorrow, Tuesday 21 Auckland moves to Alert Level 3 for two weeks. The rest of the country will remain at Alert Level 2, however, there is a bespoke Alert Level 4 area around Mangatangi in the Waikato.

    Learn more


    Alert level Learning special

    Looking to upskill, refresh or learn something new? Choose one, two or three of our new 90-minute learning modules that combine e-Learning with a virtual classroom session.

    Find out more

Find out the latest updates in relation to business continuity amid COVID-19.

Join Group More Info

How we can help your business

We are committed to helping member businesses succeed

Through support, advice, learning and advocacy, we provide a voice on critical issues that impact the business landscape in New Zealand.

Learn more

Join our network

Our wider network represents 14,500 businesses across New Zealand.

Representing you

We advocate on behalf of members on key business legislation.

Here for you

We provide members free advice on HR and ER.

Become an EMA member today

Together we're building businesses, communities and opportunities for all of New Zealand

Learn more Join EMA

Our history

We have been helping New Zealand businesses succeed for over 130 years. As one of the longest standing member associations in New Zealand, our longevity is directly tied to the growth and prosperity of the businesses we support.

  • 29,000+member calls managed per year
  • 816Courses, conferences and events delivered yearly
  • 9,000People attended a course, conference or event in the last 12 months

Latest News

  • Auckland savaged by COVID restrictions
    21 September 2021

    The savage impact of Level 4 lockdown on businesses is shown in a recent BusinessNZ Network survey, EMA Chief Executive Brett O’Riley says.

    Read news

  • Bulletin - Friday, 17 September 2021
    17 September 2021

    In this week's Employer Bulletin read about a failure to consult for conduct and restructure led to unjustifiable dismissals.

    Read news

See more