Services Agreement Contract Template for New Zealand

Services Agreement Contract Template for New Zealand


It's so important that you take your business and your cash flow seriously and put in place an agreement that lets your clients know you mean business! Having this Services Agreement will prevent those super awkward conversations (who likes to talk about money? No one!) when everyone knows what the expectations are upfront.


If you are based in New Zealand, and provide creative services to clients and are tired of not getting paid on time or at all, and you’re so over the multiple rewrites and changes, then this is the agreement has your name on it! This Services Agreement has been tried and tested by other creatives and it sets out clearly what each party can expect from one another. All you have to do is customise it to your needs and you’re ready to go!

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Key Features

- What services will be provided
- How you will be paid and when
- Who owns the intellectual property in any content created
- Scope, including milestones, how many revisions are allowed
- Approval process
- Deliverables
- Termination
- Indemnities and warranties in case things go wrong
- Word format for quick and easy editing

Bonus: We’ve set this all up for you so you can have someone on retainer!

For Who

Creatives (including graphic designers, web designers, virtual assistants, social media managers, and freelancers, but basically anyone who provides a service for a client or business.

For What

The Services Agreement protects creatives and freelancers who will be providing services for other businesses and clients. Your precise needs and expectations, what your services will include, payment, scope and all of the other legal goodies are set up clearly so you can go into the job knowing you’ll come out of it a winner!

Not Suitable For

One thing to note is that this agreement isn’t suitable if you’re hiring someone - you need our Independent Contractor Agreement for that. We’ve got something for everything. Seriously!


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Jurisdiction: New Zealand. This template adheres to New Zealand principles of contract law and is designed for those doing business in New Zealand. While similar principles may apply in your jurisdiction, please consult with a lawyer qualified in your jurisdiction. 

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