Members Benefits Scheme

The Federation has sponsored an Association membership with n3 (formerly GSB) to help lower your Supplier costs – at no cost to you.

n3 are New Zealand’s largest buying group with 12,000 New Zealand businesses in their network and have saved their members over $300 million in the last 5 years. By joining n3, members get great savings for their business and impressive contract terms with over 100 of New Zealand’s leading suppliers. n3 make it simple for you to get significant discounts.

Federation members can register and activate their membership with n3 at no cost. There are several ways to receive discounts through n3:

On account
n3 members can open or link existing credit or cash accounts with contracted suppliers to get n3 discounted rates.

  • On-going business savings with Pre-negotiated terms
  • Simplified account opening process
  • Retain your direct relationship with suppliers but get n3 pre-negotiated discounted rates
  • For more information contact n3 for a Suppliers list or go to

n3 will send you NZFCF/n3 Trade Cards which can be used at 24 participating suppliers for business purchases.

  • Instant in-store discounts on all cash, EFTPOS and credit card transactions.
  • No need to open an account
  • Easy and convenient
  • For more information, go to 

Employee Benefits
n3 Employee Benefits program provides staff and volunteers of member businesses with discounts for personal purchases

  • Discounts from a wide range of suppliers
  • Exclusive promotions and special offers
  • Access to download discount vouchers to use in-store.
  • For more information, go to 

n3 Website
n3’s website is your central point to make you use of their discounts. Members can:

  • View your spend and savings dashboard and download reports
  • Open accounts or link current accounts to n3 pricing
  • Request quotes and benchmark pricing
  • Search and view supplier profiles
  • View spend and savings dashboard, case studies and other helpful resources
  • See for yourself at, contact n3 if you need a login.

For more information and to register with n3  please contact them direct – email or ring 0508 203040.


This scheme is only available in New Zealand.