• n3 MEMBERS 15,214.00
  • MONEY SAVED $65,000,000*

n3 for Education Providers


Let us stretch your budget further while you focus on the children 

Whether you're a principal, executive officer or centre manager, tasks such as purchasing and negotiating deals can take up time that we have no doubt would be better utilised elsewhere. 
Having worked with education providers for over 100 years, we understand the challenges you face. From Early Childhood Centres to Universities, we help reduce your costs and make your budget go further. From hygiene supplies to health and safety products, art supplies to tea bags, the group buying power of n3 means your consumable will cost less. You'll have more money to spend on staff and teaching resources. 

n3 does all the negotiating for you so you don't have to set up deals with every one of your suppliers. When you join, you'll have a dedicated n3 Account Manager to set things up and show you what to do. They will also help identify suppliers you are using that could be linked to n3 pricing - getting you the same goods for less. 


With access to discounts on almost everything you need to run your business, you'll be saving money in no time.

Click here to see how members like you are saving with n3.


"Our experience with n3 has been exceptional. The savings we've made have been in the 6-digit ballpark with a few vendors, giving us more money to invest. As a returning customer for 3 years, we will not go elsewhere. Well done n3, thanks for making life so easy for Evolve."

Sedejah Scanlon, Accounts Payable Team Leader, Evolve Education Group NZ 



Your n3 Account Manager is an extension of your team.

When you are a member of n3, you are assigned a dedicated Account Manager. We pride ourselves on our Account Managers - they have a wealth of experience, having been a part of the n3 team for a number of years. They understand the Education industry and are there to work as an extension of your team.

Your n3 Account Manager:

  • Provides guidance on our suppliers and their offers
  • Supports you through the account opening process
  • Will identify any suppliers you already trade with to confirm if we can improve your pricing
  • Provides you with Trade Cards to support your business



Your business can cut costs in these categories


Trade & Maintenance

Trade-&-Maintenance-BlueOur Trade & Maintenance category covers a range of leading suppliers in gas, building, electrical, paint, plumbing, engineering and much more. Browse all our suppliers here.


Business Essentials & Office

business essentialsn3 members benefit across a range of spend areas, like stationery and couriers, water coolers and accommodation, furniture and electricity. Browse all our suppliers here.


Fuel & Vehicles

fuel and vehiclesYou can choose from multiple fuel card options based on your business needs. We also offer batteries, tyres, servicing & rental. Browse all our suppliers here .

Technology & Communication

technologyBy using n3, your business can receive exclusive pricing on all things technology, including GPS tracking, broadband, landline and mobile. Browse all our suppliers here.

Health & Safety

medicalThrough our contracts you're able to access PPE, clothing, high vis. & training, as well as washroom & cleaning chemicals to support your business. Browse all our suppliers here.

Grocery & Hospitality

groceryAs a member of n3, you can access our contracts on milk, tea & coffee, bread, catering supplies, mattresses, linen and hospitality. Browse all our suppliers here.



Organisations like yours are using n3 to save on:


Building & Grounds

We have market leading suppliers for all your building maintenance, repair or even new build projects. There are discounts with suppliers in electrical, plumbing, paint & building. From keeping the grounds to re-painting, we have you covered.



Office & Waiting Area

With a large range of suppliers in the Business Essentials category, there are many ways to reduce costs when you're a member of n3. With discounts on stationery & electricity, water coolers & couriers - everything you need to run a busy office.



Health & Safety

Through our contracts, you're able to access everything from washroom & cleaning chemicals, to first aid kits and safety programs to support your business.





Purchasing Discounted Goods & Services for your business through n3


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