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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 >>

Former Farmers boss ‘a great retailer and merchant’

Friday, 24 March 2017, 3:18 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Former Farmers CEO Rod McDermott, who died this week, was a great retailer and merchant who contributed a huge amount to retailing in New Zealand, says Wellington Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive John Milford. More >>

Chamber wishes Lacoua well

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 3:55 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

CQ Hotels CEO Olivier Lacoua is the epitome of a Wellington businessman facing tough economic times or almost impossible odds, says Wellington Chamber Chief Executive John Milford. More >>

Chamber congratulates Eight Wire

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 2:03 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Wellington start-up IT Eight Wire is to be congratulated for securing a major contract to build a data exchange platform for the government, says Wellington Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive John Milford. More >>

Council housing plan practical solution, says Chamber

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 3:54 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Wellington City Council’s plan for social and affordable housing looks to be a practical solution to a pressing issue, says Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive John Milford. More >>

Chamber welcomes Hilton brand

Monday, 13 February 2017, 5:31 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Wellington’s image will be enhanced by the arrival of a 4½-star Hilton-brand hotel in the centre city, says Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive John Milford. More >>

Tuatara deal shows anything’s possible, says Chamber

Thursday, 2 February 2017, 9:20 am | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

DB Breweries’ purchase of craft beer maker Tuatara is a further example of small businesses in the Wellington region doing great things on the big stage, says Chamber of Commerce and Business Central Chief Executive John Milford. “Like the region’s ... More >>

Mayor’s spending reallocation directive welcomed

Wednesday, 1 February 2017, 11:51 am | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Wellington Mayor Justin Lester is doing the right thing by directing the city council to find $8 million from existing spending to fund new work, says Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive John Milford. More >>

Masonry facade subsidies welcomed by Chamber

Wednesday, 25 January 2017, 5:22 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Government and council subsidies for building owners to secure facades and parapets in case of earthquake are a welcome move, says Wellington Chamber of Commerce. More >>

Business wants assurance over water supply after leak

Sunday, 22 January 2017, 10:11 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Wellington Chamber of Commerce Media Statement Sunday 22 January 2017 Business wants assurance over water supply after leak More >>

Wellington Business confidence declines, survey shows

Monday, 16 January 2017, 10:12 am | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Business confidence in the Wellington region's economy has declined, according to the latest Wellington Chamber of Commerce Business Confidence Survey More >>

Quake affected two-thirds of business across Wellington

Wednesday, 21 December 2016, 9:26 am | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

More than 62 per cent of businesses surveyed in the Wellington region were impacted in some way by the 7.8 earthquake on November 14. More >>

Wellington region Chambers applaud package

Monday, 28 November 2016, 4:07 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Wellington and Hutt Valley Chambers of Commerce applaud the Government’s employee support subsidy for businesses caught inside council building cordons in both cities and unable to trade. More >>

 

 

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