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Three Sectors Can Transform Auckland Into A Global Tech Hub – Report

Thursday, 25 January 2024, 10:38 am | Auckland Business Chamber

A renewed focus on growing three technology sectors – CreativeTech, Fintech and HealthTech – could transform Auckland into a world-class tech hub over five years, says a new report by the Auckland Tech Council, a group of Auckland Business Chamber ... More >>

Post-Election Business Sentiments Revealed: Optimism Ahead

Tuesday, 31 October 2023, 10:03 am | Auckland Business Chamber

The Auckland Business Chamber has conducted a post-election Business Confidence Survey, offering a snapshot of the sentiments and priorities among Auckland businesses. “The results reveal significant changes in business confidence among Auckland businesses ... More >>

Fresh From India, China Is Calling

Monday, 4 September 2023, 10:59 am | Auckland Business Chamber

Fresh from co-leading a business delegation to India last week, the Auckland Business Chamber is taking 30 Kiwi businesses to China on Friday, says Simon Bridges, CEO of the Auckland Business Chamber. “India has a confidence I haven’t seen before,” ... More >>

Inaugural Europe Business Summit: Redefining EU-NZ Trade Relations

Monday, 24 July 2023, 12:55 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

The Auckland Business Chamber’s inaugural Europe Business Summit, in partnership with the New Zealand Europe Business Council, will help redefine trade relations between Europe and New Zealand – and with the recent signing of the EU-NZ Free ... More >>

Auckland Business Chamber Welcomes New Zealand's Ground-breaking Free Trade Agreement With The European Union

Monday, 10 July 2023, 12:55 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

The Auckland Business Chamber welcomes the signing of a ground-breaking Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between New Zealand and the European Union (EU). “This agreement marks a significant milestone in enhancing trade opportunities and driving economic ... More >>

Pre-Budget Survey: Business Sends Clear Message Ahead Of Budget 2023

Wednesday, 17 May 2023, 11:27 am | Auckland Business Chamber

According to the latest pre-Budget survey conducted by the Auckland Business Chamber, businesses want a clear focus on the delivery of basics and core services in Budget 2023, says CEO Simon Bridges. “The survey reveals that over 60% of Auckland businesses ... More >>

Latest Business Confidence Survey Reveals Pessimism Among New Zealand Businesses

Wednesday, 3 May 2023, 3:06 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

New Zealand businesses are continuing to feel pessimistic about the state of the economy, according to the latest business confidence survey conducted by the Auckland Business Chamber. “68% of business owners believe the current state of the New ... More >>

Mental Wellbeing Support For Business

Thursday, 2 March 2023, 9:32 am | Auckland Business Chamber

Government has reinstated its one-on-one wellbeing support for those engaged in business but have been impacted by recent weather events. Ongoing uncertainty has imposed significant levels of pressure and stress on business with many simply overwhelmed ... More >>

Back To Work Grants To Support Business Recovery Open For Applications

Thursday, 16 February 2023, 3:32 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

The Auckland Business Chamber has today opened the Back to Work grants for applications. Announced as part of the Government’s $5 million package of emergency support to help Auckland businesses significantly affected by the Auckland Anniversary weekend ... More >>

Big Tech Survey Reveals Technology Uptake In 2023 Critical For Business

Tuesday, 7 February 2023, 2:32 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

The Auckland Business Chamber’s Big Tech Survey has found that one of the most important tasks for small and medium businesses in 2023 is to stay ahead of the tech curve and make greater use of digital tools, says CEO of the Auckland Business Chamber, ... More >>

Auckland Business Chamber Survey Reveals Auckland Business Backs Prime Minister Chris Hipkins’ Back-to-basics Agenda

Wednesday, 25 January 2023, 11:51 am | Auckland Business Chamber

Releasing the latest survey results of members before hosting a roundtable discussion on Thursday morning with the new Prime Minister, Simon Bridges, CEO of the Auckland Business Chamber, says 78% of Auckland businesses don’t want more “transformational” ... More >>

Small & Medium Businesses Still Very Grumpy In November, Bridges Says

Monday, 21 November 2022, 9:31 am | Auckland Business Chamber

Small and medium Auckland businesses are still very grumpy in November, says Simon Bridges, CEO of the Auckland Business Chamber. “The main thing the government can do is get immigration moving faster for workers.” As one respondent said, the issue ... More >>

Businesses Tell Govt To Back-off

Monday, 10 October 2022, 10:10 am | Auckland Business Chamber

It is crystal clear from the Auckland Business Chamber’s October survey of businesses that they want an about-turn from government on its controversial “Fair Pay” and Income Insurance Scheme proposals. “If the government claims to be listening, ... More >>

New Auckland Mayor And Council An Opportunity For Business

Monday, 10 October 2022, 5:03 am | Auckland Business Chamber

Incoming Mayor Wayne Brown and the new Council represent a welcome chance for a reset with Auckland business, says Auckland Business Chamber CEO, Simon Bridges. “Mayor Brown has made clear on the campaign trail he has an empathy for the private ... More >>

Harbour Crossing And Light Rail Projects: Critical Questions Must Be Addressed

Wednesday, 28 September 2022, 4:18 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

Auckland businesses say critical questions must be addressed within the next phase of work on the Additional Waitemata Harbour Connections and Auckland Light Rail projects, following today’s announcement of preferred bidders for design and planning services. ... More >>

Removal Of Covid Settings Welcome By Auckland Business

Monday, 12 September 2022, 4:27 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

As government gets rid of traffic lights and restrictive mask and isolation rules all systems are go to welcome back students, investors, tourists, and skills and give locals confidence to get out into the community under a more permissive framework ... More >>

Next Mayor Needs To Get Back To Basics To Get The City Moving

Tuesday, 6 September 2022, 9:58 am | Auckland Business Chamber

Business has spoken and the messages to the next mayor are clear: stop declaring war on motorists and get on with your main job of providing water, rubbish, roads, footpaths - not cycle lanes- and public transport that works for people to get the ... More >>

NZ- US Business Council Executive Director

Monday, 29 August 2022, 1:23 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

The NZUS Council announced today that long-time Auckland based advocacy strategist Penny Tucker has been appointed as Executive Director of the organisation. The Council is dedicated to strengthening business, diplomatic, academic and cultural links with ... More >>

Businesses At Boiling Point

Monday, 15 August 2022, 10:28 am | Auckland Business Chamber

Businesses, battered by wage, fuel, and supply chain cost hikes and no solution to the skills shortage are increasing their prices to ease increasing pressure on their revenues and profitability, the Auckland Business Chamber’s new confidence ... More >>

Opening Of Our Border Is Our Moment To Get Our Welcome Right

Friday, 29 July 2022, 12:28 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

At long last, the borders are opening and as midnight strikes on July 31 New Zealand must stand tall to welcome tourists, investors, students, and importantly skilled workers to show a bright future and once and for all banish our obsession with gloom, ... More >>





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