Considering joining Retail Meat New Zealand?

Enjoy a full range of membership benefits designed especially for the retail meat industry. We look forward to adding value to your business.









+ What We Can Do For You

Our main objective at RMNZ is to support excellence in our industry by providing support for our members through communication, leadership and expertise. We aim to meet this objective by helping our members gain the most out of their businesses by providing opportunitues to excel in their craft and maximise exposure to both industry and consumers with the events that we run. We keep our members on top of media issues and consumer trends by providing regular and timely industry and media updates and we encourage them to continue pushing the boundaries as a forward-thinking industry in this fast paced and transient environment.

Member Tools & Resources

We provide members with tools and resources to help build and strengthen their businesses. This includes access to our online resources and and members only forum (coming soon) where you can ask questions for other members to answer. We also provide regular email updates and quarterly newsletters to keep you up-to-date with the latest news in the retail meat sector. Don’t forget to give us a follow on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to keep an eye on our activities.


We work on behalf of our members to affect change in the areas that matter to them and the retail meat sector. We are passionate about connecting the retail meat community and if needed, being the collective voice with consumers and media. The RMNZ Board of Directors is made up of representatives from independent butchers, supermarkets, training providers and our protein partners.

Events and Activities

We run and organise a number of both small and high profile events on behalf of the industry. Some of these events are member only but most of them are open to all in the industry, with members receiving discounted tickets or registration packages. These events include competitions, award dinners, networking and social events, annual RMNZ conference and access to international study tours.

Business Services

We can offer advice, support and direction on a range of business areas:

  • Legal advice in most aspects of business, including employee situations

  • Public Relations & Marketing

  • Nutrition

  • Issues Management

  • Food Packaging & Labeling

  • Business Management

  • Social Media

  • Advertising

Not a meat retailer?

No worries! We have an affiliate membership option for other businesses who support our industry such as ingredients suppliers, machinery and equipment companies, training providers, packaging and labeling suppliers and many more. We know that each and every company is has different objectives, please get in touch so we can tailor benefits to suit your business and help you get the most out of your membership.

+ Additional Member Benefits

We have partnered up with other companies to bring you deals that will be of benefit to you and your business.
Take a look at what the following companies are offering our members:

$100 subsidy on 12 months of mentoring.

$100 subsidy on 12 months of mentoring.

Discounted marketing and design services through our in-house design agency, KIS Ideas.

Discounted marketing and design services through our in-house design agency, KIS Ideas.

15% discount on all products and services plus ongoing support and advice for members.

15% discount on all products and services plus ongoing support and advice for members.


+ Membership Fee Structure

Members are defined as those businesses involved with the selling of meat/meat products, either directly or indirectly. This includes retail butchers, supermarkets, smal-lgoods manufacturers, wholesalers, brokers etc. Affiliated members are defined as those businesses who provide support services or products such as ingredients, equipment, packaging etc, and industry bodies.

The fees as outlined below are based on a 12 month period (OR) Pro rata amount. All costs exclude GST

  • Members with one store $364.26 excl GST (annual flat fee)

  • Members with additional stores $551.90 excl GST (annual flat fee)

  • Members with six or more stores $110.38 per store excl GST (annual store fee)

  • Affiliated members $551.90* excl GST (annual flat fee)

* Affiliated members receive one complimentary website listing and advertising space within the Butchers’ Quarterly (RMNZ newsletter) – details will be confirmed upon receipt of your application form.