Bird On A Wire was started in 2012 by four friends with the aim of creating a delicious, healthy takeaway alternative, and to do so by capitalizing on a category that was poorly served in New Zealand, chicken. The plan being to become everyone’s neighborhood chicken shop.

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Why us?

Support of a leadership team with over 50 years combined experience in hospitality, franchising and business.

We are part of a hospitality franchising group who have specialized in hospitality for over 13 years in New Zealand.

We have existing relationships with landlords of all major shopping centers across NZ and Australia, leasing agents and business brokers.

Bird On A Wire has a huge social media following and brand recognition nationwide.

Recipes for brining and cooking chicken with over 150 salad recipes

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Our Culture.

We are really proud of our diverse and inclusive culture and strive to spread good vibes only in all that we do. We want Bird On A Wire to be a place:

  • Where you feel safe, secure and respected

  • Where your ideas, concerns, feedback and thoughts are important and will be heard

  • Where hard work and loyalty is recognized and rewarded

  • Where you’ll always be kept in the loop and know what’s going on in the business

  • Where you will be set up for success in your business with on-point training and ongoing support

Our Bird HQ team drives this culture by ensuring all our partners and team members are trained and ready to provide the best customer service possible



We are always looking for new partnership owners across New Zealand to be a part of our expansion plans. We have identified the following locations as key growth areas with plenty of opportunity to grow and reap the rewards for the right bird owners. Alternatively, just fill out the form on the right to register your interest and we’ll be in touch!

Fortieth & Hurstmere - 40 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna, Auckland

Tauranga Crossing - Taurikura Dr, Tauriko, Tauranga

Commercial Bay- Quay Street, Auckland CBD, 1010


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