• n3 MEMBERS 16,000
  • MONEY SAVED $72,000,000*

On average, the Education Industry has saved $18,636*

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

Whether you're a principal, executive officer or centre manager, purchasing and negotiating deals can take time that we doubt would be better utilised elsewhere. 
We understand your challenges, having worked with education providers for over 100 years. 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 you'll be able to access discounts on almost everything you need to run your business. You'll have more money to spend on staff and teaching resources. 

On average, the Education Industry has saved $18,636* utilising n3 Suppliers.

“n3 is an amazing all-in-one solution that helps us consolidate our business costs, simplifies our approach to saving money, and even helps us maintain our centre budgets.”

Pip Blackmore, Accounts Manager
BestStart Educare
$59,515 saved


Key Suppliers for Education:

Building & Maintenance

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.


A typical n3 Member saves 25%**

Ideal Electrical Logo

A typical n3 Member saves 44%**


A typical n3 Member saves 20%**


A typical n3 Member saves 33%**



Cleaning, Washroom and Hygiene

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

Alsco Logo - v1

A typical n3 Member saves 20%**


A typical n3 Member saves 35%**

NZ Safety Blackwoods

A typical n3 Member saves 25%**


A typical n3 Member saves 40%**


Business Essentials

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 & furniture, couriers and much more - everything you need to run a busy office.

New Zealand Couriers

A typical n3 Member saves 12%**

Mercury 400x400

A typical n3 Member saves 6%**

Avis & Budget Logo

A typical n3 Member saves 20%**

OFW Logo

A typical n3 Member saves 10%**



Safe365 for Education - assess and improve your health & safety maturity 

Safe365 is the ideal tool to support School Boards and Principals with their duties under the HSWA(2015) law and MOE guidelines. Safe365 provides knowledge, transparency and meaningful insights to solve your problems.

Are you meeting your legal obligations as a Board and Principal? What do you need to improve and why? Can you do more with limited resources? How do you report incidents, hazards, inductions and checklists easily and quickly?

Enquire today to find out more.


Other n3 Suppliers you may be interested in:




On Account
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  • Business use
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  • Pay via monthly invoicing
  • Free monthly reporting
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Trade Card
Pay cash/EFTPOS for goods.
Get discounts on the go.
  • Business use
  • Selected Suppliers
  • Pay cash/card at checkout
  • App for IOS & Android
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n3 Member Circle
An extension to your team
  • Provides guidance on our Suppliers and their offers, identifying any you already trade with to confirm if we can improve your pricing.
  • Supports you through the account opening process
  • Provides you with Trade Cards to support your business.




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*The savings shown represent 2023 calendar year. Sample based on Members who use 3 or more n3 Suppliers on-account.

**Savings are indicative only, and based on typical n3 Member savings and/or Supplier tender responses from a combination of list price, trade price or RRP depending on category. Individual Member savings will vary depending on basket of goods purchased.