Auckland Business Chamber - Latest News [Page 1]

Port Thinking - Have we imagined enough?

Wednesday, 15 January 2020, 1:01 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

Do Aucklanders understand the consequences of the solution offered for the Ports of Auckland, or do we need to keep thinking? More >>

Business endorses Productivity Commission call

Thursday, 12 December 2019, 4:55 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

The failure of high-growth councils to supply enough infrastructure to support housing development has led to some serious social and economic problems, the NZ Productivity Commission states in a local government funding and financing report released today. More >>

Evidence-based look at Port relocation

Thursday, 12 December 2019, 2:50 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

The evidence-based examination that agencies have been asked to provide on Auckland port’s relocation is the best possible reassurance Auckland has received. This means we can move on from opinion writers and political interference to an objective ... More >>

Bikinis produced from ocean plastics earns place on podium

Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 3:30 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

An Auckland YES team’s business project producing sustainable bikinis from ocean plastic waste has earned it third place at the YES (Young Enterprise Scheme) Nationals. More >>

Port move north’s Greenhouse Gas impacts are part of cost

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 10:48 am | Auckland Business Chamber

“Yes, most Aucklanders agree with the 2017 Future Port Study finding that Auckland’s port should eventually move but give us a credible response.” More >>

Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2019

Friday, 29 November 2019, 2:37 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

GMP Pharmaceuticals has won the Supreme Business Excellence Award at last night’s Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2019 – South & East regions. More >>

Come along and support your Santa Parade

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 2:11 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

The Auckland Farmers Santa Parade is on this Sunday 24th November so be sure to join in the fun and show your support for this wonderful event. More >>

Confidence Bounce Back

Friday, 1 November 2019, 5:40 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

• Business Confidence lifts net 24 points • 47% of firms are recruiting; 80% for skills • Over 50% of firms who are recruiting are having difficulty finding right people, right skills More >>

Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2019

Friday, 11 October 2019, 1:36 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2019 Unleashed Software has won the Supreme Business Excellence Award at last night’s Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2019 – North & West region. More >>

Government surplus – Congratulations, but...

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 7:31 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

The accounting system is not good enough to be able to prepare the market for the announcement of a surplus – so soon after the tight Budget. More >>

Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2019

Tuesday, 24 September 2019, 12:59 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

The record number of entries received for this year’s Westpac Auckland Business Awards are about to be decided upon. More >>

Business welcomes Ardern – Trump bilateral

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 4:38 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

The bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and US President Donald Trump will be an opportunity to strengthen trade ties. More >>

Auckland Congestion

Friday, 13 September 2019, 11:42 am | Auckland Business Chamber

“We don’t need a solution that is ten years away - the problem is now; the solution needs to start now.” More >>

Auckland Business Confidence Plummets

Friday, 23 August 2019, 10:38 am | Auckland Business Chamber

A survey of predominantly small and medium businesses in Auckland shows business confidence has plummeted a further 25% in the last quarter. More >>

Business keen to work with Government on circular economy

Friday, 9 August 2019, 10:38 am | Auckland Business Chamber

The Government’s initiative to establish regulated product stewardship schemes for priority products to reduce harm posed by certain end-of-life products and design waste out of the system, has the strong support of business. More >>

Response to business disruption caused by CRL ‘is shameful”

Monday, 5 August 2019, 3:07 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

Throwing a $72,000 morsel on the table after such a long period of disruption where some businesses have folded and others have lost thousands of dollars “is a shameful response to the businesses who have been grossly disadvantaged by this project,” ... More >>

Business Chamber response to Productivity Commission

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 8:32 am | Auckland Business Chamber

Commenting on the Productivity Commission draft local government funding and financing report, Auckland Business Chamber head Michael Barnett noted that the Commission favoured the ‘benefit principle” – i.e., those who benefit from a service should ... More >>

Debt level shift creates opportunity for accelerated action

Thursday, 23 May 2019, 7:17 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

Welcoming today’s announcement of a change in New Zealand’s debt from 20% to a band of between 15-and-25% of GDP, Barnett said it is a step forward. It could allow the injection of $15b or more into the NZ economy to deliver some real and ... More >>

Parliament is a workplace

Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 4:42 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

In an environment where hierarchy drives inflated egos due to status versus job title and function versus role, it is important to remember that Parliament is still just a workplace. And while it has undertaken a necessary review of its people behaviours ... More >>

Encouraging trend for business confidence

Friday, 12 April 2019, 3:55 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

Confidence is still struggling within the business community, but in contrast to recent survey trends, an Auckland Business Chamber survey has shown a 4% lift in business confidence for the first quarter of the year. More >>



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