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Eden Park - Victory For The Majority

Saturday, 16 January 2021, 6:26 am | Auckland Business Chamber

A big shout out to Auckland Council for consenting to six concerts a year at Eden Park which will deliver positive economic, cultural and social benefits for the betterment of Auckland and enable our national stadium to fulfil its purpose and earn financial ... More >>

Extraordinary Times Do Not Call For Extraordinary Bad Decisions

Friday, 11 December 2020, 1:14 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

Ports of Auckland is caught in a perfect storm, the cumulation of extraordinary global and local circumstances, but the difficulties and performance issues should not ignite the lobby on the location of a new port, nor be caught by parochial, political ... More >>

It’s Been A Bad Year So Let’s Put Up Our Prices

Friday, 4 December 2020, 2:11 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

Auckland Council’s new 10-year Recovery Budget proposes to do what no business would or could do, if it wants to survive, and “say it’s been a bad year so let’s put up our prices”. We know Council is looking at a billion dollar income hole, ... More >>

Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2020 South & East: First Time Entrant Waste Management NZ Claim Supreme Award

Friday, 4 December 2020, 8:05 am | Auckland Business Chamber

Waste Management NZ Limited, New Zealand’s leading resource recovery, recycling and waste management provider, have won Supreme Business Excellence Award at the Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2020 – South & East region. Waste Management ... More >>

Breaking Traffic Gridlock No Bad Thing

Monday, 30 November 2020, 6:04 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

London, Singapore, Stockholm and many other big cities have all successfully introduced congestion charges at peak hour to ease traffic flows in busy city zones and so can Auckland, says Auckland Business Chamber CEO, Michael Barnett. “We’ve talked ... More >>

Auckland - Ready To Celebrate

Sunday, 29 November 2020, 6:11 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

Tens of thousands of Aucklanders showed they are ready to enjoy life again, lining the central city streets, the rain refusing to dim the smiles and cheers as Santa made his appearance to herald the beginning of the festive season in a procession ... More >>

Cream Of The Crop Will Get To Market

Friday, 27 November 2020, 6:13 am | Auckland Business Chamber

Government has put business, the health and safety of people and the economy at the front of the queue and will open the borders from the New Year to bring in 2000 experienced seasonal workers from the Pacific, and streamline bureaucracy to allow ... More >>

Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2020 CentralWoop! Claim Supreme Award

Friday, 20 November 2020, 6:31 am | Auckland Business Chamber

Woop!, leaders in the competitive dinner kit delivery market, have been rewarded for their agile response this year by winning the Supreme Business Excellence Award at the Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2020 Central Region this evening. Launched ... More >>

COVID-19 Leave Support Scheme

Friday, 13 November 2020, 9:13 am | Auckland Business Chamber

Following the Auckland COVID-19 Case announcement yesterday and government advice for staff in the CBD to work from home where possible, please see the available support for employers and their employees during this time. The COVID-19 Leave Support Scheme ... More >>

Be Responsible And Protect Yourself And Everyone Else

Thursday, 12 November 2020, 6:39 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

Covid is back in the community, back in Auckland city, threatening to cut short our window of recovery and jolting us out of complacency and slack behaviour, says Auckland Business Chamber CEO, Michael Barnett. “Our continued freedom of movement ... More >>

Filling The Fiscal Hole

Thursday, 12 November 2020, 9:41 am | Auckland Business Chamber

Auckland Council needs to do what any pragmatic business fighting for its livelihood would do and reassess and rethink how and what it does to dig ratepayers out of the billion-dollar fiscal hole, says Auckland Business Chamber CEO, Michael Barnett. ... More >>

CEO Auckland Business Chamber, Michael Barnett’s Submission On Eden Park Trust’s Resource Consent Application

Wednesday, 4 November 2020, 5:15 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

Michael Barnett (Auckland Business Chamber) submission on Eden Park Trust’s resource consent application to secure up to six music consents a year at Eden Park. November 4th 2020 at the Eden Park Concert Resource Consent Hearing I am Michael Barnett, ... More >>

Economic Recovery Ready For Action

Monday, 2 November 2020, 3:10 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

It’s all systems go for business to get moving with greater confidence, supported by a coordinated health response to keep Covid-19 at bay and a new improved, coordinated senior economic team, under Grant Robertson, who adds Deputy Prime Minister and Infrastructure ... More >>

Westpac Auckland Business Awards North & West - Skydive Auckland

Friday, 30 October 2020, 12:25 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

Skydive Auckland has won the Supreme Business Excellence Award at the Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2020 – North & West region. The adventure tourism operator, based at Parakai Airport, offers the highest tandem skydive in the Southern Hemisphere, ... More >>

Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2020 North & West | Skydive Auckland Reach New Heights

Friday, 30 October 2020, 6:22 am | Auckland Business Chamber

Skydive Auckland has won the Supreme Business Excellence Award at the Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2020 – North & West region. The adventure tourism operator, based at Parakai Airport, offers the highest tandem skydive in the Southern Hemisphere, ... More >>

Business Get Back Together

Friday, 9 October 2020, 3:48 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

Just over 24 hours after Auckland moved to Level One, over 200 small and medium business leaders met at Cordis Auckland to hear from Hon Grant Robertson at an Auckland Business Chamber event this morning. Technology is set to be the country’s second ... More >>

Quarantine Capital Of New Zealand Is Not The Brand Auckland

Friday, 2 October 2020, 5:41 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

Quarantine capital of New Zealand is not the brand Auckland wants, needs or should have to live with, says Auckland Business Chamber CEO, Michael Barnett. “We are going to need quarantine facilities to be available for a long time, but it is time ... More >>

If We Are Going To Level One – Go Immediately

Friday, 2 October 2020, 1:44 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

Government can help give Auckland a new head of steam immediately if the decision is made to shift to Level One and join the rest of the New Zealand by doing the paperwork now to reignite the economy, says Auckland Business Chamber CEO, Michael Barnett. ... More >>

Chamber Calls For Early Shift To Level 1

Tuesday, 22 September 2020, 2:19 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

The latest Auckland Business Chamber survey shows the frustration small and medium sized businesses have over the extension of Level 2 restrictions stymying their recovery. “This is two weeks too long when we have the systems, processes and capability ... More >>

Two Weeks Too Long In Level Two

Monday, 21 September 2020, 2:41 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

From Auckland Business Chamber CEO, Michael Barnett: Auckland’s economic recovery remains hobbled for another two weeks at least with the order to stay in Level Two with no credit given to the show of compliance and vigilance to prevent new flare ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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