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

Turning your passion into a business

Dunedin’s Workplace First Aid founder and owner, Phil Hudson, "First Aid Phil"

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Planning the brand pays off

Taking over 18 years of high-flying business experience and adding it to their passion for Pinot

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University of Otago - daring to be wise for 150 years

Celebrating its 150th anniversary this year, the University of Otago, New Zealand’s first university

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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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