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Businesses Encouraged To Access Government’s $50 Billion Support Package….

Friday, 27 March 2020, 12:16 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

To avoid New Zealand ending up with high unemployment and the resulting social disruption from the month-long lock down, Auckland Business Chamber is urging every business to take advantage of the Government’s $50 billion package of government measures. ... More >>

Businesses Affected By Coronavirus Strongly Encouraged To Seek Assistance

Monday, 9 March 2020, 3:04 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

Auckland Business Chamber strongly agree with Government action encouraging banks to be flexible (with interest rates) and proactive with business clients. “However, any business with a coronavirus issue should contact the Chamber of Commerce. We ... More >>

National’s Regulation Reduction Intentions

Monday, 9 March 2020, 2:56 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

“Signaling the intention to reduce unnecessary and burdensome regulations is an important step.” Responding to National’s economic plan announcement today of a regulation reduction package, Auckland Business Chamber head Michael Barnett, noted ... More >>

The Government’s Coronavirus Impacts Response – “welcome And What’s Needed”

Monday, 17 February 2020, 7:50 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

The $11 million tourism package announced after today’s Cabinet is a positive response. Auckland Business Chamber head Michael Barnett said possibly more important in the Prime Minister’s announcement was that further support was possible, as ... More >>

“Stay Alert” Call To Business As Coronavirus Impacts Spread Across NZ Economy

Friday, 14 February 2020, 9:01 am | Auckland Business Chamber

Importers and exporters should talk to their shippers – both sea and air – and keep informed as knock-on effects of China’s coronavirus hit New Zealand. Auckland Business Chamber head Michael Barnett said the plight of the education sector and ... More >>

Coronavirus: Generates a “perfect storm” for meat exporters

Monday, 3 February 2020, 2:27 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

Business exporters and importers are advised to take steps to ensure there are ‘no surprises,’ if trade with China is disrupted by the Coronavirus situation. More >>

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 >>



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