Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce - Latest News [Page 1]

Mixed feelings about Council's Progress

Thursday, 17 April 2014, 12:27 pm | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

Chamber pleased with Council’s progress, but disappointed about 2.49% rates increase and living wage Wellington City Council’s decision to increase rates is disappointing says Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Raewyn Bleakley. ... More >>

New Director of New Zealand Trade Office in Taiwan

Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 2:57 pm | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

Si’alei van Toor has been appointed director of the New Zealand Commerce and Industry Office (NZCIO) in Taipei, Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce announced today. More >>

Wellington business confidence trebles in 9 months

Monday, 7 April 2014, 10:07 am | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

Wellington business confidence trebles in 9 months Confidence in the Wellington region’s economy has taken yet another sharp upturn and is now three times higher than nine months ago, according to the latest Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce Business ... More >>

Merging agencies will help drive Wellington region forward

Wednesday, 2 April 2014, 12:39 pm | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

Merging agencies will help drive Wellington region forward Merging the region’s economic development and promotion agencies into one organisation will give serious impetus to drive the city and region forward, says Wellington Employers’ Chamber ... More >>

Chamber cautions council to spend wisely

Thursday, 27 March 2014, 8:17 am | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

Chamber confident about Wellington’s future but cautions council to spend wisely Wellington has a huge and dynamic future but to ensure the city reaches its potential it must grasp the many opportunities that are beginning to present themselves, says ... More >>

Hold up in amalgamation decision delays solutions

Thursday, 20 March 2014, 11:20 am | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

Hold up in amalgamation decision holds up solutions for Wellington Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce is disappointed that a decision on local body amalgamation for the region has been delayed. Chief Executive Raewyn Bleakley said the two-month delay, ... More >>

Wellington Chamber urges Hutt to delay stadium decision

Monday, 17 March 2014, 4:16 pm | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

Hutt City councillors should not commit to the proposed Petone sports stadium until the local government amalgamation issue has been decided, says the Chief Executive of the Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce and Business Central, Raewyn Bleakley. More >>

Annoucements to streamline business interaction great news

Tuesday, 11 March 2014, 5:40 pm | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

Today's announcements to support and streamline business and government interaction have been welcomed by the Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce. More >>

Chamber elects four new board members

Tuesday, 25 February 2014, 12:29 pm | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

Four new members have been elected to the board of Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce. They are Brent Callaghan (Westpac), Cas Carter (Massey University), Zane Fulljames (NZBus), Olivier Lacoua (CQ Hotels Wellington). More >>

Council loses control of wages budget

Wednesday, 19 February 2014, 4:19 pm | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

Wellington City Council has the potential to lose control of its budget because of the living wage, says Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Raewyn Bleakley. More >>

Too many unanswered questions

Monday, 17 February 2014, 7:12 pm | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

Council’s Living Wage to increase by 2.17%, yet still too many unanswered questions More >>

Next Step In Petone To Grenada Link Welcomed

Thursday, 13 February 2014, 10:11 am | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

The Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce welcomes the next step in the proposal to build a link road between Petone and Grenada, Chief Executive Raewyn Bleakley said today. More >>

Report shows brighter economic outlook for Wellington

Wednesday, 5 February 2014, 4:43 pm | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

An increase in productivity in Wellington, as identified by research released today, is excellent news, says Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Raewyn Bleakley. “Though the numbers in the Infometrics/Wellington City Council ... More >>

Second big leap in Wellington business confidence

Monday, 23 December 2013, 11:15 am | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

Confidence in the Wellington region’s economy has taken its second consecutive sharp upturn and more than doubling in the past six months, the latest Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce Business Confidence survey shows. More >>

The smart city just got smarter

Tuesday, 17 December 2013, 2:16 pm | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

The announcement that two research institutes are being established at Victoria University to take up some of Callaghan Innovation’s work is great news, says Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Raewyn Bleakley. More >>

Avatar deal potential gold for Wellington

Monday, 16 December 2013, 3:32 pm | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

Making the next three Avatar movies in New Zealand will be a fantastic boost for the film industry, the economy, and most likely for Wellington, says Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Raewyn Bleakley. More >>

Council on right track with CCO Amalgamation

Saturday, 7 December 2013, 11:55 am | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

7 December 2013 Council on right track with CCO Amalgamation The City Council’s proposal to merge Positively Wellington Tourism and Positively Wellington Venues is a positive step toward improving the city’s economic performance, says Wellington ... More >>

Council must explain true cost of Living Wage

Friday, 6 December 2013, 9:04 am | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

Council must explain true cost of Living Wage If Wellington City Council adopts the living wage it must explain to ratepayers where the money will come from and the downstream ramifications of implementing it, says Wellington Employers’ Chamber ... More >>

Food, cruise ships, and football boost economy

Friday, 22 November 2013, 3:43 pm | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

The unlikely combination of food, cruise ships, and football has proven once again how valuable the events and tourism business is to Wellington’s economy, says Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Raewyn Bleakley. More >>

Congratulations to Welly’s winners

Thursday, 14 November 2013, 12:56 pm | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce congratulates winners which received awards at the prestigious Welly’s last night. Wellingtonian of the Year was awarded to Suzanne Snively, a committed Wellingtonian, company director, farm owner and economist. ... More >>

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