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Auckland Business Chamber on petrol prices

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 1:19 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

The tipping point for fuel consumers has been the blunt and ineffective fuel taxes imposed by local and central government. The margins identified by media today are less than most retailers would seek and have not changed. It is worth noting: • ... More >>

Unsolicited Bid to Fund And Build Penlink as a PPP

Friday, 5 October 2018, 2:33 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

An unsolicited bid by an international group to establish a joint venture with a NZ construction company to undertake the Penlink Toll Road Project as a BOOT – Build, Own, Operate, Transfer – has been lodged with the NZ Transport Agency. More >>

Urban Development Authority a long overdue initiative

Friday, 31 August 2018, 2:01 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

Setting up an Urban Development Authority with powers to get houses built faster in Auckland “is a long overdue initiative,” says Auckland Business Chamber head Michael Barnett. More >>

Labour laws and business

Wednesday, 25 July 2018, 2:08 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

Before assuming proposed new labour laws will return employment relationships to the past, business might do well to consider behaviour changes themselves to strengthen recruitment practices and manage workplace access, suggests Auckland Business Chamber ... More >>

The Michael Barnett Scholarship winners announced

Wednesday, 25 July 2018, 12:45 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

Auckland Business Chamber is delighted to announce that the 2018 recipients for The Michael Barnett Scholarship are Raymond McKay and Elspeth Carroll. More >>

Tourism dollars being lost

Tuesday, 3 July 2018, 3:59 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

Revenues of up to $40m are being lost for Auckland businesses because mooring buoys or “dolphins” that were approved last November for location at the end of Queens Wharf are not yet consented. More >>

Penlink action falls into a political black hole

Thursday, 21 June 2018, 11:29 am | Auckland Business Chamber

When Penlink was finally elevated into the Auckland Transport Alignment Plan (ATAP) earlier this year with money allocated for construction within 10-years, the residents and businesses where the congestion has the worst impact were pleased – all their ... More >>

Auckland Business Confidence ‘Goes into Free Fall’

Thursday, 7 June 2018, 2:51 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

Auckland Business Confidence ‘Goes into Free Fall’ In June 2017 33% of Auckland businesses believed the economy would improve over the next 6 months while just 8% said the economy would deteriorate. Come forward a year to June 2018 and just 15% ... More >>

Council Would Be Wise to Re-Consider Its Waste Policies

Wednesday, 23 May 2018, 2:48 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

Council Would Be Wise to Re-Consider Its Waste Management Policies Auckland Council’s proposal to use rates funding to subsidise expansion of its own waste collection services in competition with the private sector should be withdrawn. “It creates ... More >>

Congratulations on Penlink

Thursday, 26 April 2018, 3:34 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

Chamber CEO Michael Barnett has congratulated the Minister of Transport, Hon. Phil Twyford, for getting the message that Penlink was a ready-to-go project with a business plan and consents – a message the previous Government had ignored. More >>

Penlink – Auckland’s only ‘ready to go’ project

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 5:06 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

Auckland Transport’s updated Penlink report for a 4-lane option reinforces the potential for significantly improved bus services and a doubling of commuter patronage. More >>

Auckland’s double petrol rise hits freight hard

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 5:33 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

Every cent of the 23.5c a litre increase represents more costs that freight and other businesses will likely pass on to customers, adding millions of dollars to the price of goods & services and ultimately adding to inflation. More >>

Business of convenience bags Best of the Best award

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 11:32 am | Auckland Business Chamber

Business of convenience bags Best of the Best award My Food Bag won the Supreme Business Excellence Award at last night’s Westpac Auckland Business Awards Best of the Best for 2017. Following on from their two regional awards last year for Customer ... More >>

 

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