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Celebrate the past, act for the future

Monday, 29 January 2018, 10:57 am | Auckland Chamber of Commerce

With claims from sectors such as teaching, health and policing, that shortages of good people is due in part to the cost of living in Auckland it’s time we seriously considered these sectors trialling an “Auckland wage” to help overcome their ... More >>

Auckland Chamber of Commerce Supports Youth Business

Thursday, 7 December 2017, 1:50 pm | Auckland Chamber of Commerce

The Auckland Chamber of Commerce and Young Enterprise are excited to announce their new delivery partnership for The Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) in the region. The YES business programme enables high school students to set up and ... More >>

Regional Fuel Tax – Where is the business plan?

Thursday, 30 November 2017, 1:52 pm | Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Regional Fuel Tax – Where is the business plan confirming what transport improvements the revenue will be spent on? More >>

Business Confidence Falls

Thursday, 23 November 2017, 1:01 pm | Auckland Chamber of Commerce

A Chamber survey of businesses in the Auckland Region reveals that business confidence has fallen dramatically. More >>

Penlink – a ready-made “first cab off the rank”

Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 12:43 pm | Auckland Chamber of Commerce

If Transport Minister Phil Twyford is looking for a quick start to unlock Auckland’s congestion, the ‘ready to go’ Penlink Project ticks all the boxes. More >>

Property Valuation Increase And Rate Rise Link Needs Sorting

Friday, 17 November 2017, 12:55 pm | Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Councils need reminding that skyrocketing property values doesn’t change the level of a Council’s services and therefore shouldn’t result in higher rates. More >>

Big property valuation increases means huge rate increases

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 7:12 pm | Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Big property valuation increases means huge rate increases – “An unfair system,” – says Auckland Chamber CEO, Michael Barnett The average 45% increase in Auckland’s property valuations announced today will result in huge Auckland Council rate increases ... More >>

Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2017 – Central

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 10:11 am | Auckland Chamber of Commerce

My Food Bag has won the Supreme Business Excellence Award at last night’s Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2017 – Central. More >>

Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2017 – West

Friday, 3 November 2017, 9:33 am | Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Southern Spars Ltd has won the Supreme Business Excellence Award at the Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2017 – West. More >>

SMEs need to start planning now for new initiatives

Friday, 27 October 2017, 1:17 pm | Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Raising the minimum wage and introducing a regional fuel tax for Auckland will impact SMEs, but the news is not all bad, according to Auckland Chamber of Commerce CEO, Michael Barnett. More >>

Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2017 – South

Thursday, 19 October 2017, 9:31 am | Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Jet Park Hotel and Conference Centre has won the Supreme Business Excellence Award at last night’s Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2017 – South. More >>

Snowplanet Wins Westpac Auckland Business Awards - North

Friday, 6 October 2017, 10:37 am | Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Snowplanet has won the Supreme Business Excellence Award at last night’s Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2017 – North. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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