Membership – nz co-op gas works park fireworks

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• All Members will be provided with the opportunity to collaborate and work together as we seek to drive effective “Co-operation Amongst Co-operatives”, for example preferred supplier agreements, sharing of information and resources, shared support services.

• By being a Member of Cooperative Business NZ your business will be supporting the co-operative sector locally including those smaller co-operatives which do not have the resources to provide such things as internal governance and leadership training, or to lobby with the FMA on legislative change.

• Full Membership is open to co-operatives, mutuals and other organisations whose constitutions or governing documents provide that the co-operative principle is paramount. The current annual subscription fee is available upon request and you can apply for full membership by filling out the Form Here.

• Individual Associate Membership is for individuals who are keen to support and be involved with the co-operative movement in this country. The cost is $120 plus GST a year. Apply for Individual Associate membership by filling out the Form Here.

• Corporate Associate Membership is for non-cooperative businesses and organisations which wish to provide their products / services to Co-operative Businesses NZ’s Members and / or wish to support the co-operative business model and co-operative movement here in NZ.

• Provisional Membership is for individuals, businesses and organisations who are intending to set up a new co-operative business otherwise looking into converting an existing business into a cooperative. Apply for provisional membership by filling out the Form here. The cost is $300 plus GST a year

Organisations were drawn from the 2015 Top 40 Co-operatives and Mutuals by revenue published by Cooperative Business New Zealand and who meet the member/user ownership, control and benefits criteria elaborated on in the methodology. We except this definition excludes some organisations that operate as co-operatives or mutuals in other countries but not in New Zealand since in these instances ownership, control and benefits accrue to the overseas members (e.g. Rabobank).

Data on revenue was gathered from annual reports and/or financial statements published by the organisations. These were retrieved from the NZ Companies Office register or from the organisations’ websites. Where annual reports or financial statements were not publically available, the information was sourced by contacting the organisations directly.

Revenue for Capricorn Society Limited in New Zealand and Independent Timber Merchants Co-operative are not the revenue figures reported on the Profit and Loss statements. The figures represent the total value of purchases made by respective Members (e.g. retail stores) from their parent company buying offices.

Data on employees was sourced from annual reports and/or financial statements published by the organisations. These were retrieved from the NZ Companies Office register or from the organisations’ websites. Where data on employee numbers was not available from annual reports, the information was sourced from responses to the University of Auckland Icehouse survey or the Kompass database.

Data was sourced from annual reports and/or financial statements published by the organisations. These were retrieved from the NZ Companies Office register or from the organisations’ websites. Where data on membership numbers was not available from annual reports or organisations websites, it was supplied by Cooperative Business New Zealand or sourced from responses to the University of Auckland Icehouse survey.