Putting southern business
on the global map

OSEA actively supports Otago and Southland exporters, working alongside ExportNZ and ManufacturingNZ to provide members with access to export roadshows and speakers as well as export-related information. 

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When you join OSEA you automatically gain access to BusinessNZ’s services, including its Export division. You’ll benefit from ExportNZ's solid platform of experience through a variety of channels aimed at both new exporters and existing exporters looking to expand their horizons.


“External trade is of fundamental importance to New Zealand. Primary sector-based exports and commodities are important sources of the country’s export receipts, while exports of services and manufactured products also provide a significant contribution.” - New Zealand Treasury, 2016

Case Studies
Local Stories

Winning formula

Blue River Dairy's reach and product range is now much larger, as it's enjoying astronomical growth

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Bringing the fresh taste of New Zealand seafood to the world

While overseas Roger Belton first had an idea that led to what is now a seafood business

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Beloved Gibbston cheese company taps into tasty trend

An artisan cheese company has been taking advantage of a new trend to help its business grow

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Share knowledge, ideas, contacts and opportunities with like-minded exporters.



Network with other export businesses and gain valuable insights from guest speakers.

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Access purpose-designed courses for those wanting to extend their knowledge base.

Find export-related resources here
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