Welcome to Employers' 

Employers' has a proud 125 year history supporting businesses in Otago and Southland. 

We offer professional services including employment law, human resource and health and safety expertise, training solutions; and a wide range of specialist business information and support - all of which are designed to help you build on your own organisational success. 

We would welcome the opportunity to hear from you to request further information, seek advice, register for a professional development programme or to join our organisation.

Being a member has its privileges!  

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    Temporary office - Dunedin

Our Dunedin office has temporarily moved to Mezzanine Floor, Bartons Building, 2 Stafford Street, Dunedin due to flooding damage at our McBride Street office. Please click here to view temporary location on google maps.

Please note our Dunedin training programmes have been moved to offsite venues. Please contact us by phoning 03 456 1813 if you are unsure where your training programme is being held.



    Partnership with IMNZ

We are delighted to announce that as of the 1 May 2015, Otago Southland Employers' Association has signed a preferred agreement with The Institute of Management New Zealand (IMNZ).

This agreement will enable Employers’ to, on an exclusive basis, offer and deliver IMNZ training programmes in the Otago and Southland region. This partnership is a valued one for both parties.

We look forward to supporting you in the learning and elevation of leadership and management capability in Otago and Southland.



    NZIM Diploma in Project Management, Level 5

Offered in partnership with IMNZ
Institute of Management New Zealand

With organisations facing growing challenges in terms of competition, change, complexity, risk and return on investment, capable and qualified Project Managers are increasingly vital to an organisation’s success.

The NZIM Diploma in Project Management is a professional, vocationally-oriented programme that is designed for people who are entering, or are actively engaged in, project management in their workplace. People awarded this qualification will have demonstrated that they have taken responsibility for managing projects, including the work of others within a project team.



    Proud Sponsors of 

The Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) in Southland and the Lakes District.   

Administrative Professionals' Day celebrations held each year at the Ascot Park Hotel. 

Westpac Southland Business Excellence Awards. 
Otago Southland Employers’ Association sponsored Employer Award, for any enterprise with less than 15 full time employees demonstrating employment best practice.



Upcoming Seminars

Employers' offer over 100 high-impact expert-facilitated training programmes, courses, workshops and qualifications across Otago and Southland, all at member rates.

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