Member Offers.

Help create demand for more sustainable products and services by purchasing from members of the Sustainable Business Network. The following offers are only open to SBN members.

Apex Insurance

Protecting your business with Apex Insurance can also help protect New Zealand’s waterways. Apex will donate 20% of income from any new policies from SBN members to the Million Metres Streams Project. See for more information about how you can make a difference just by protecting your business with Apex.

Contact: Jill McMillan, Director, Apex Insurance,, 021 499 599 

Blue Cars is offering 10% off any rental or electric vehicle experience package. 

Blue Cars Ltd has been set up to accelerate the uptake of electric vehicles in New Zealand. We have several locations across the country including Auckland Airport, Auckland City, Waiheke Island, Whangarei and Christchurch.  Blue Cars offers short and long term rentals of Nissan Leafs and short term rentals of a Tesla Model S (Auckland only) - daily rates start at $51.00. Rentals include the first charging free, making the vehicles ready to go upon collection from any of our locations. 

Blue Cars EV experience packages are a great stepping stone to buying or leasing an electric vehicle. If you would like to know more about our leasing packages email 

As an SBN member we would like to offer an exclusive 10% discount on any rental or EV experience booking.  To book go to: and use discount code SBN10. 

If you have any further enquires please contact either or  or via 0800 blue ev. 

Blunt Umbrellas

Every year, millions upon millions (upon millions) of umbrellas break in very ordinary weather conditions and end up in landfill due to poor design, cheap materials and cost cutting manufacturing. This is a problem.
Blunt™ is an entirely new rethink of an outdated product design. Be part of the solution.
SBN members can visit blunt and use the coupon code BluntlovesSBN and get 20% of any purchase

Caffe Prima is offering 25% off freshly roasted coffee for SBN members

Try some of Caffe Prima’s award-winning blends, including Fairtrade Verde which won a silver medal in the Best Ethically Traded category at the 2015 NZ Coffee Awards. Just enter the code sbn201612 at the cart phase in our online shop. We can also tailor great office deals for SBN members, so get in contact.

Caffe Prima is a locally owned and operated business and is Fairtrade certified. It has developed compostable bags for freshly roasted coffee. The films that make up its coffee bags are certified compostable to the EN 13432 standard, which means they break down when disposed of in composting conditions (containing heat, water, oxygen, soil and micro-organisms).

Cadence Communications is offering 10% off a half day media training workshop.

The news media is undergoing rapid change and evolution and it is becoming increasingly difficult to know how best to engage with them. Understanding what they want can help you to get better results and to position your organisation positively.

Join us for a half day media training workshop on Thursday 28 July and learn the key media relations tips and traps.  As a longstanding supporter of SBN, we are offering a special 10% discount to SBN members. 

To book email:


Cityhop cars can be hired by the hour ($14+GST including petrol). Join the businesses that are moving people around smartly and saving money, and find out where the nearest parks are to your office. You can call Cityhop today about adding car share to your sustainable transport options.

SBN members can get six months of free membership (valued at $60).

Call  Alex on 09 374 5081 or email


Energy NZ

Energy NZ is a recognized provider of energy efficiency consulting and monitoring services nationally, with local and international experience across commercial, industrial and public sectors. We are committed to helping you on your sustainability journey and are excited to provide the offers below to SBN members. We will have further offers through other SBN programs and will provide assistance in sourcing EECA grants if eligible.

Please contact us at or 09 488 0942 for more information.

  • Free energy management strategy consultations
  • Free mapping of utility (water, gas, electricity) metering plan/layout to show exactly what feeds where
  • Free power factor correction assessment
  • Free single site tariff review

George Walkers

We buy and sell corporate office furniture
Instead of used furniture from Corporate Companies going to landfill we re-sell to people starting up a new business or expanding their current business.
$50 voucher for SBN members purchasing in-store

$50 Voucher sustainable business network (1)

Gladstone Winery

Three-packs of Gladstone’s very popular Rosé are on offer for SBN members for a special price of $55.  Please email quoting SBN rosé.




Holistic Vets

Holistic Vets is offering SBN members a 10% discount on veterinary consultations (including phone consultations nationwide for people who are unable to bring in their animals).

Holistic Vets’ approach to healthcare is “sustainable healthcare” involving the integration of conventional veterinary medicine and surgery with complementary therapies to keep animals healthy. Its mission statement is: “Working towards a healthier planet, our aim is to regain and sustain long term optimal health for our patients so that animals have greater quality of life and their owners have peace of mind.”

Contact reception on 07 578 7054 or email

Please note that the discount will only apply to the consultation and not to any products, surgery, procedures or medications.


Inspired by a school project three mums have solved the problem of using disposable food wrap wrap by creating a gorgeous, natural and reusable alternative to plastic.

Made with organic cotton and natural preservatives Honeywraps shape around sandwiches, fruit, veg or over dishes to keep food fresh for longer. Each Honeywrap saves the equivalent of 75 m of plastic when used in school lunches over a school year. To date Honeywrap has saved over 2 million metres of plastic going to landfill or our oceans.

Say goodbye to plastic and get yourself  a beautiful NZ made alternative.

Use the Code SBNLOVE to get yourself 20% off your first order

...and for the Bee Aware Month get a free pack of wildflower seeds. This is in addition to the usual wild flower seeded paper in each pack, which when planted will provide a food source for bees.


Inbound is offering SBN members 50% off its 10-week Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) course to transform your employees into highly-skilled SEO specialists. This will help bring your business to the front page of Google, driving a larger audience and more leads and customers. Find out more here.



Next time you need to rent a car, why not make it as convenient as possible?

MyCarYourRental allows you to rent an unused privately listed car that is not in use. This way you get a unique experience, a cheap rental and help save the environment from yet another car being produced by using what we already got!

It's easy to book:

  1. Go to and search based on the address closest to where you want to pick-up (IE.: Auckland Airport)

  2. Request the vehicle you select (remember to add code SBN to get your discount)

  3. Get confirmation and you are ready to hit the road at the time and place that you selected.

Any questions regarding booking, no worries, call us on +64 (09) 281 9467


Soil & Health Association

Subscribe to Organic NZ to help make an organic New Zealand for all of us and for future generations. Your support will help the Soil & Health Association to keep advocating and campaigning for healthy soil, healthy food and healthy people.

Join Soil & Health Association, including one year’s subscription (six issues) to Organic NZ magazine, for $40 per annum (full price $45). To take up this offer contact: , 09 419 4536

Smart Energy Homes

Save $200 on the price of an iSmart Hot Water Controller™ (full price $1595 incl GST and installation), an energy saving device that gives your household direct energy savings on your hot water power bills. It can be easily retrofitted to any hot water cylinder. More sophisticated than a timer, it comes with an LCD touch screen so you can programme when you heat up your hot water. Plan for periods of high use and minimise power use when away on holiday.

To find out more visit or contact


Sorbet, which produces skin and hair care bars using natural ingredients and minimal packaging, is offering SBN members 15% off all orders. Simply use the code sbnmember upon checkout at

Tree Gifts New Zealand

Tree Gifts NZ believe business gifts should not be instantly forgettable.  They should however be memorable, providing longevity, for both the giver and receiver. Sustainable gifts such as tree and plants tick all the boxes – gifts that will still be remembered in years to come as they grow and flower, or provide fruit for picking from their branches.

SBN members can get 50% off their company branding on gift orders of 20+ units.  To take up this offer contact: or call 0800 87 33 44 (valued at $80.00) .


Download UBER and get your first ride free, up to $25. UBER is a smartphone app that you can use to book private drivers to pick you up in minutes. UBER is in more than 300 cities around the world, including New York, London, Paris, Sydney, Auckland and Wellington.

The process is simple:

  1. Download the UBER app on an iPhone, Android or Windows device, and create an account.
  2. Enter the promo code "SBNNZ" when prompted.
  3. Check the ETA, 'REQUEST' when you need a car, and enjoy the ride!


Zing Bokashi

Zingbokashi composting systems are a quick, convenient and easy way to turn food scraps into highly productive garden compost in just four weeks. The system is so effective and easy to use that operations such as schools, businesses, government departments, councils, cafés and hotels are successfully using it. SBN members can purchase two 15 litre ZingBokashi composting systems for $90. Contact:

SBN is working with businesses in four transformation areas.
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