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RJ’s Licorice is Wellington Exporter of the Year

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 9:58 am | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Licorice maker RJ’s Licorice is the winner of the inaugural ASB Wellington Exporter of the Year Award. More >>

Chambers welcome regional mayoral cooperation

Friday, 16 June 2017, 3:09 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Wellington Region Chambers of Commerce Media Statement Friday 16th June 2017 Chambers welcome regional mayoral cooperation More >>

Trade top of list for business delegation to Taipei

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 11:32 am | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Wellington Chamber of Commerce Media Statement Wednesday 14th June 2017 Trade top of list for business delegation to Taipei, says Chamber More >>

Wellington economy needs immigrants, says Chamber

Tuesday, 13 June 2017, 2:20 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Wellington economy needs immigrants, says Chamber The Wellington region needs immigrants and the skills they bring to help keep the momentum in the local economy, says Wellington Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive John Milford. He was commenting on the Labour ... More >>

Jonathan Gold Coming to Wellington on a Plate

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 1:19 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

World-renowned food critic Jonathan Gold will attend the 2017 Visa Wellington on a Plate held from 11 to 27 August. More >>

Wellington Central candidates face up

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 1:06 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

The big three candidates standing for Wellington Central faced each other today in a debate hosted by Wellington Chamber of Commerce. Incumbent MP Grant Robertson (Labour), List MP James Shaw (Greens), and first-timer Nicola Willis (National) fielded ... More >>

Chamber acknowledges Chris Whelan

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 4:21 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

The resignation of WREDA Chief Executive Chris Whelan will be a disappointment to those who had pinned high hopes for the region on him and the new organisation, says Wellington Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive John Milford. More >>

Transport plan delays must be worth the wait, says Chamber

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 9:13 am | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

The latest delay in the publication of scenarios to solve Wellington’s transport problems is acceptable if it leads to a lasting solution, says Wellington Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive John Milford. More >>

Hard work ahead to replace Sevens, says Chamber

Monday, 22 May 2017, 10:20 am | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Wellington will have to work very hard to find an event to replace the quality and value of the Rugby Sevens in its events calendar, says Wellington Chamber Chief Executive John Milford. More >>

Inaugural Wellington export awards close this week

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 4:09 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Entries for the inaugural ExportNZ ASB Wellington Export Awards close this Friday, May 19. More >>

Chamber calls for full cycleway costings

Friday, 12 May 2017, 12:29 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Wellington City Council is to be congratulated on its public consultation and workshop process on designs for Island Bay Parade, says Wellington Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive John Milford. More >>

Ratepayers winners from fresh bus tender, says Chamber

Friday, 5 May 2017, 2:09 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Wellington Chamber of Commerce congratulates Tranzit Group and Uzabus for being the successful bidders for a large part of the bus services across the region. More >>

Extra spend on infrastructure welcomed by business

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 2:10 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Business welcomes the extra spend on infrastructure as signalled for this year’s Budget by Finance Minister Steven Joyce today, says Wellington Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive John Milford. More >>

Quake devices would advance safety in city, says Chamber

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 10:57 am | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Installing earthquake-measuring devices in hundreds of commercial buildings in the city would go a long way to advancing safety and resilience in the event of a big earthquake, says Wellington Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive John Milford. More >>

Asking LGNZ for legal opinion on living wage a sensible move

Wednesday, 5 April 2017, 4:50 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

The decision by Greater Wellington Regional Council to ask Local Government NZ (LGNZ) for a legal opinion over the payment of the living wage to contractors is a sensible one, says Wellington Chamber of Commerce. More >>

Xero jewel in city’s tech crown, says Chamber

Friday, 31 March 2017, 10:04 am | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Xero continues to prove itself as the jewel in Wellington’s technology crown, in signing on its 1 millionth customer, says Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive John Milford. “Their growth has been nothing short phenomenal, with something like ... More >>

Fire Service levy rise could have been avoided, says Chamber

Thursday, 30 March 2017, 10:43 am | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

The increase in Fire Service levies announced today could have been avoided had the Internal Affairs Minister listened to business and the insurance industry, says Wellington Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive John Milford. More >>

RMA proposals could help free-up land for housing

Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 2:48 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Wednesday 29th March 2017 RMA proposals could help free-up land for housing, says Chamber Changes proposed for the Resource Management Act would likely speed up the much-needed building of housing on Wellington’s greenfield sites, says Chamber ... More >>

Spackman appointment a coup for city, says Chamber

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 11:45 am | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Wellington’s reputation as the creative capital of New Zealand will be greatly enhanced by the appointment of Victoria Spackman as the first director of Te Auaha New Zealand Institute of Applied Creativity, says Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive ... More >>

Wellington Chamber applauds rates rise restraint

Monday, 27 March 2017, 12:03 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Wellington Council has done well to keep the 2016/17 rates increase to 3.3 per cent, in light of the many pressures put on spending, says Wellington Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive John Milford. More >>

 

 

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