Auckland Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry - Latest News [Page 1]

Overcoming the loss of a furry family member

Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 2:44 pm | Auckland Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Pets are beloved members of the family and when they die, pet owners can feel significant, even traumatic loss. More >>

August Start Confirmed for Vital SH20 Link

Thursday, 9 June 2005, 12:33 am | Auckland Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Construction on the long-delayed SH20 Mt Roskill section of Western Corridor Ring Route will start in August. More >>

And Now For The Hard Part - Delivery

Thursday, 23 May 2002, 4:35 pm | Auckland Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry

It will require a culture change by Government agencies and officials across the board to deliver the business support programmes highlighted in the Budget as needed to lift the sustainable growth rate. “The Government’s intention to build sustainable ... More >>

SME-Led Growth Long Overdue

Thursday, 23 May 2002, 4:07 pm | Auckland Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Creating a focused agency to attract new investment and encourage more businesses into exporting is an initiative the Chamber has long sought. More >>

Disappointing But Predictable...

Wednesday, 20 March 2002, 11:44 am | Auckland Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Michael Barnett, Chief Executive of the Auckland Chamber of Commerce was responding to today’s Reserve Bank announcement to lift the cash rate by .25% and effectively force up interest rates. More >>

Auckland Business Optimism "As Good as it Gets"?

Tuesday, 19 March 2002, 10:07 am | Auckland Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Auckland businesses are strongly optimistic about their own business prospects, even though most are expecting interest rates to rise in the next 12 months. More >>

Vector Line Charge Cut

Tuesday, 18 December 2001, 5:19 pm | Auckland Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Today’s VECTOR announcement of line charge reductions for 30,000 small commercial customers of between 14% and 25% sends a challenge to other line companies to follow suite. More >>

Britomart: “Auckland’s Shame!”

Friday, 14 December 2001, 3:08 pm | Auckland Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Michael Barnett, chief executive of the Auckland Chamber of Commerce, was responding to the Birch Expenditure Review finding on Auckland City that Britomart’s costs to ratepayers exceed benefits by more than $100 million. More >>

Chamber Supports “Controlled” Asset Sell Down....

Friday, 14 December 2001, 2:58 pm | Auckland Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry

The Auckland Chamber of Commerce wants strict controls placed on any sell down of assets by the Auckland City Council as a result of the Birch Expenditure Review. Michael Barnett, chief executive of the Auckland Chamber of Commerce, said that the ... More >>

Minister Needs To Put Hard Word On Generators

Wednesday, 31 October 2001, 9:54 am | Auckland Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Energy Minister Pete Hodgson needs to put the hard word on electricity generating companies to reduce their prices. More >>

Open Letter To PM On Air NZ

Thursday, 20 September 2001, 9:40 am | Auckland Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry

The purpose of this “open letter” is to put on the record confirmation of the strongest possible support from the Auckland Regional Chamber of Commerce to government efforts to “ring fence” and secure the future of Air New Zealand. More >>

Is This The Way To Treat Our Best Customer?

Monday, 17 September 2001, 11:35 am | Auckland Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry

No matter what happens next in the unfolding Trans-Tasman air debacle, Governments on both sides of the Tasman must show much greater strategic resolve to protect the good will and multi billion dollar Trans-Tasman trade. More >>

Auckland Business With Attitude

Tuesday, 4 September 2001, 3:02 pm | Auckland Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Auckland businesses are almost twice as optimistic about their own business prospects than they are about those of the economy as a whole. More >>

“New Kiwis” A Rich Asset For IT Industry

Wednesday, 27 June 2001, 3:13 pm | Auckland Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry

As New Zealand and the world struggles with a chronic shortage of IT specialists, the Auckland Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry is questioning whether our technology industry pays enough attention to “new Kiwis” as a source of talent. More >>

Company Tax – The Budget’s Achilles Heel

Thursday, 24 May 2001, 2:56 pm | Auckland Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry

The one message business should have heard in today’s Budget was a signal for a cut in company tax to match our competitors. More >>

“This Doesn’t Have To Be As Good As It Gets”

Tuesday, 20 March 2001, 11:55 am | Auckland Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry

If NZ intends building a less vulnerable economy by having a stronger export community, then there are some basic steps we need to take, according to the Auckland Regional Chamber of Commerce. More >>

"... To Build Our Way Out of Pessimism"

Wednesday, 1 November 2000, 8:54 am | Auckland Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Unless and until there are some significant policy changes designed to act on the ideas tabled at last week's Government-Business Forum, the dismal economic outlook revealed in the National Bank's October survey of business opinion will not get better ... More >>

Listen-Up! “NZ Is Going Forward.... Backwards!”

Thursday, 5 October 2000, 11:59 am | Auckland Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry

When New Zealanders living overseas read their daily online news file that:  The dollar has slid below US40 cents;  The balance of payments is bad;  Business confidence is low;  The economy is growing backwards... ... More >>

Business And Government Must Work Smarter

Wednesday, 27 September 2000, 2:38 pm | Auckland Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Commenting on the latest consumer confidence survey showing the normally upbeat Auckland is gloomier than at any time since December 1991, Auckland Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive, Michael Barnett, laid out an action agenda for business and Government ... More >>

New Zealand Dollar - “On Road To Nowhere?”

Wednesday, 23 August 2000, 3:29 pm | Auckland Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry

The overnight slump in the New Zealand dollar to 44.3c against the US$ points to an economy whose international reputation is rapidly diminishing to dangerous levels. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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