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Local MPs Set To Front Questions From Business Audience About Their First 100 Days In Government

Monday, 19 February 2024, 12:39 pm | Waikato Chamber of Commerce

Local National MPs will front a business audience at an interactive event on March 4 to discuss their first 100 days in Government. The Waikato Chamber of Commerce is hosting Grow Waikato – A Discussion on National’s 100 Day Plan. In attendance ... More >>

Chamber Throws Weight Behind Medical School MoU

Tuesday, 13 February 2024, 12:08 pm | Waikato Chamber of Commerce

The Waikato Chamber of Commerce is pleased to see The University of Waikato sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Health to progress work on the country’s third medical school. “As advocates for the growth and prosperity of ... More >>

State Highway Investments Could Provide $1b Annual Boost To GDP: Research

Friday, 2 February 2024, 8:55 am | Waikato Chamber of Commerce

Research commissioned by the Northern Infrastructure Forum shows that if the Cambridge to Piarere (C2P) and Warkworth to Wellsford (W2W) highway investments go ahead, they will contribute almost $1billion to New Zealand’s GDP annually. The research, conducted ... More >>

Chamber Announces Business Awards Finalists

Thursday, 14 September 2023, 10:57 am | Waikato Chamber of Commerce

The finalists in this year’s Waikato Chamber of Commerce Business Awards, supported by Foster Construction Group, were announced last night at an event at Waikato University’s The Pā, with 21 businesses named in the line-up. Head judge Dr Heather Connolly ... More >>

Waikato Chamber To Host Conference At The Pā

Monday, 7 August 2023, 9:05 pm | Waikato Chamber of Commerce

The Waikato Chamber of Commerce is set to host delegates from around New Zealand at the New Zealand Chambers of Commerce Conference, powered by 2degrees, to be held at The Pā at the University of Waikato, in September. More than 60 delegates from ... More >>

Te Huia: Should WorkSafe Investigate? Did Political Pressure Compromise Safety?

Wednesday, 12 July 2023, 3:51 pm | Waikato Chamber of Commerce

The Waikato Chamber of Commerce has called on WorkSafe to investigate the circumstances that led to Waka Kotahi banning the Te Huia train from operating on Auckland’s metro rail network. And questioned whether political pressure had played a part in ... More >>

Chamber Backs National’s Commitment To Fund Third Medical School At Waikato University

Wednesday, 5 July 2023, 1:34 pm | Waikato Chamber of Commerce

The Waikato Chamber of Commerce applauds National’s major policy announcement today to back a third medical school at the University of Waikato if the party wins this year’s election. Chamber CEO Don Good said he was thrilled to see National’s ... More >>

Waikato Business Awards Open, Launch Event Showcases Last Year’s Winners

Monday, 8 May 2023, 10:16 am | Waikato Chamber of Commerce

The Waikato Chamber of Commerce Business Awards are now open and will be officially launched at an event on May 18. Applications for the prestigious awards, which celebrate the success of local businesses, opened on April 24; aspiring businesses and individuals ... More >>

Speed Limit Reduction ‘Wet Band Aid On Gaping Wound’

Friday, 4 November 2022, 11:56 am | Waikato Chamber of Commerce

The Waikato Chamber of Commerce has likened Waka Kotahi’s proposed reduction of the speed limit to 80kmh on the Cambridge to Piarere road as “your classic wet band aid on a gaping wound”. Chief executive Don Good said the speed reduction ... More >>

Chamber Looking Forward To Increased Council Engagement With Business Community

Wednesday, 12 October 2022, 3:04 pm | Waikato Chamber of Commerce

The Waikato Chamber of Commerce is looking forward to working with Hamilton City Council, its councillors and Mayor this triennium on behalf of business to advance the needs of the city. Chamber CEO Don Good said he would like to see the council ... More >>

An Unnecessary Loss Of Life

Wednesday, 14 September 2022, 3:49 pm | Waikato Chamber of Commerce

Waikato Chamber of Commerce chief executive Don Good is calling on the people of the Waikato to make today’s road tragedy at Piarere a turning point. “Today’s fatality is unacceptable. It and future accidents could be preventable if this current ... More >>

Sir Robert Mahuta And Sir Dryden Spring The Latest Inductees Into Waikato Business Hall Of Fame

Monday, 20 June 2022, 10:50 am | Waikato Chamber of Commerce

The Waikato business community will gather in September to celebrate the latest laureates to be inducted into the Waikato Chamber of Commerce’s Business Hall of Fame. Sir Robert Mahuta and Sir Dryden Spring are the newest members of this prestigious ... More >>

University Of Waikato’s Global Ranking Success A Boon For Local Economy

Tuesday, 3 May 2022, 1:27 pm | Waikato Chamber of Commerce

The Waikato Chamber of Commerce has praised the University of Waikato’s ranking in the top 100 universities in the world in the recently released 2022 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings. The updated rankings for 2022 place the University in ... More >>

Record Business Awards Celebrate Success And Adaptability In Turbulent Times

Saturday, 12 March 2022, 2:33 pm | Waikato Chamber of Commerce

11 March After two postponements over the last six months, the annual Waikato Chamber of Commerce Business Awards, supported by Foster Construction Group, took place tonight, with the winners celebrating their success among their peers. A record number of ... More >>

‘Government Needs To Release Details About How Community Transmission Happened’

Wednesday, 12 August 2020, 10:29 am | Waikato Chamber of Commerce

Frustration, anger and confusion appear to be the initial reaction from businesses in the Waikato after the announcement yesterday of new community transmission in Auckland, says Waikato Chamber of Commerce executive director Don Good. “We were ... More >>

Waikato Chamber Backs Calls For Transtasman Test Flights

Thursday, 4 June 2020, 4:10 pm | Waikato Chamber of Commerce

Waikato Chamber of Commerce is backing the calls to begin regular flights between Canberra and Wellington as the first step to popping the Transtasman bubble. A joint proposal from the Chambers of Commerce in Australia and New Zealand that will be ... More >>

Awards Set To Celebrate Waikato Business Achievements

Tuesday, 12 May 2020, 11:11 am | Waikato Chamber of Commerce

At a time when Waikato businesses are struggling with the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s more important than ever to celebrate our business community, according to Waikato Chamber of Commerce executive director Don Good. “That’s why we’re ... More >>

Waikato businesses resilient, but gunning for Level 2

Wednesday, 6 May 2020, 12:32 pm | Waikato Chamber of Commerce

While Waikato businesses appear to be faring better under Alert Level 3, they have had to lay off more staff in the past fortnight and the mood is that businesses are keen to move to Level 2 soon. More >>

Waikato Businesses Are Just Good Buggers: Poll

Thursday, 23 April 2020, 2:49 pm | Waikato Chamber of Commerce

A poll of Waikato businesses has shown that 92% of respondents have not had to lay off staff during the Covid-19 crisis. The Waikato Chamber of Commerce’s poll of its business members also found that almost 79% had applied for and received the ... More >>

Almost A Fifth Of Waikato Businesses Will Close If Lockdown Goes Beyond 8 Weeks: Poll

Wednesday, 8 April 2020, 9:59 am | Waikato Chamber of Commerce

A Waikato business confidence poll shows 17% of Waikato businesses will close if the lockdown extends beyond eight weeks. The Waikato Chamber of Commerce’s poll of its business members found that if the lockdown continues past eight weeks, then ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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