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Business applauds farming efforts to clean-up rivers

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 10:53 am | Auckland Chamber of Commerce

The ambitious goal farming leaders have set to make New Zealand’s rivers swimmable for their children and grandchildren deserves widespread recognition and support – “especially from city-based politicians,” says Auckland Chamber of Commerce ... More >>

Auckland transport projects should be fast-tracked

Friday, 8 September 2017, 2:39 pm | Auckland Chamber of Commerce

National’s Auckland transport projects – “are all on Auckland’s ‘catch-up’ agenda that should be targeted for fast-track completion as a package” Michael Barnett, head of the Auckland Chamber of Commerce was commenting on the list of Auckland ... More >>

Auckland Port Facts

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 11:08 am | Auckland Chamber of Commerce

· Handles 31% of NZ’s container trade by value – the highest of any NZ sea or air port More >>

Penlink - Auckland's highest ranked transport project

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 8:58 am | Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Keep up your messages to political candidates to get Penlink built and open within five years. More >>

A decision that doesn’t recognise Auckland’s diversity

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 2:42 pm | Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Auckland Council’s Easter Sunday trading vote – “A nanny state decision that doesn’t recognise Auckland’s diversity ....” More >>

Easter trading rules should be consistent for all...

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 10:04 am | Auckland Chamber of Commerce

The Auckland Chamber of Commerce has previously submitted to Auckland Councillors strongly recommending that Auckland Council adopt a policy giving all Auckland shops the freedom to decide for themselves whether or not to trade on Easter Sunday. More >>

National’s Auckland Airport RONS Failure "Shocking”

Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 12:07 pm | Auckland Chamber of Commerce

National’s failure to declare Auckland Airport 20B eastern access upgrade project a Road of National Significance (RONS) – “a shocking omission” More >>

East West Link critical

Monday, 7 August 2017, 1:09 pm | Auckland Chamber of Commerce

“It is unfortunate that the new Labour leader did not consult the Auckland business community before announcing they would scale back the East West Link project,” said Auckland Chamber of Commerce head, Michael Barnett. Pre the opening of the Waterview ... More >>

Auckland Chamber on Labour transport policy

Sunday, 6 August 2017, 2:05 pm | Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Labour’s speed of action to accelerate delivery of transport solutions – “exactly what Auckland needs,” says Auckland Chamber of Commerce head, Michael Barnett. “I think the competition of ideas between what the political parties are offering ... More >>

More gridlock busters needed

Friday, 4 August 2017, 3:04 pm | Auckland Chamber of Commerce

The leadership from Government in recent weeks to accelerate solutions to Auckland’s infrastructure shortfall crises is superb, but Auckland Council also needs to come to the party. More >>

Auckland Chamber of Commerce on Crown Infrastructure

Sunday, 23 July 2017, 2:43 pm | Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Inviting private sector to invest in housing infrastructure - "Solution-based thinking and exactly what we need right now" More >>

Removal of backdoor entry ‘loopholes’ a plus

Monday, 12 June 2017, 4:17 pm | Auckland Chamber of Commerce

12 June 2017 Removal of backdoor entry ‘loopholes’ a plus in Labour’s immigration policy Ensuring that businesses can get genuinely skilled migrants when they need them “makes sense”, says Auckland Chamber of Commerce head, Michael Barnett. More >>

Watered down bed tax for $10 million

Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 12:23 pm | Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Auckland businesses are already paying 2.73 times more rates to Auckland Council than residential rate payers. More >>

Boringly prudent, responsible

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 4:27 pm | Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Michael Barnett, Auckland Chamber of Commerce head, agreed the taxes returned to the pockets of middle New Zealanders was made possible by the hard work and success of business over the past eight years. More >>

ATEED having to bid for Auckland to host a rugby test match

Friday, 5 May 2017, 2:28 pm | Auckland Chamber of Commerce

“What the hell are we doing bidding for a rugby game that would be best held in Auckland and if it wasn't would deny Rugby of an optimum audience.” More >>

Chamber of Commerce applauds pay equity settlement

Tuesday, 18 April 2017, 2:10 pm | Auckland Chamber of Commerce

The many businesses that do not have a gender pay gap have no reason to be alarmed by the pay equity settlement reached in government-funded care service sectors which employ mainly women on low rates. Applauding the reported move to pay equity for ... More >>

Edgecombe needs people power

Tuesday, 18 April 2017, 2:09 pm | Auckland Chamber of Commerce

With several hundred Edgecombe homes needing to be cleared of sodden furniture, ruined possessions, and water damage, Michael Barnett, head of the Auckland Regional Chamber of Commerce has put out a call to businesses and sporting organisations who operate ... More >>

Targeted accommodation rate compromise – still flawed

Friday, 7 April 2017, 11:12 am | Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Talk of a compromise targeted accommodation rate that excludes camping grounds, backpackers and motels on the fringe of the city is underway at Council but not in a way that includes the tourism industry and business and may result in a response that is flawed ... More >>

Westpac Auckland Business Awards Best of the Best Winners

Thursday, 23 March 2017, 10:34 am | Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Health and wellness flexed its muscles at last night’s Business Awards Finals More >>

Upper North Shore: No more housing until Penlink assured

Monday, 20 March 2017, 3:52 pm | Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Upper North Shore residents make big call: “no more housing starts until Penlink assured” - a message likely to be attractive to other stressed Auckland communities More >>

 

 

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