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Chamber Supports Council Proposed Rates Payment Deferral, Awaits Further Details

Thursday, 2 April 2020, 8:18 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

The proposals considered at today’s Wellington City Council meeting are the start of what the city needs, says the Wellington Chamber of Commerce. Wellington Mayor Andy Foster has said Council will look to fast-track a suite of City Council initiatives, ... More >>

Minimum Wage Increase Should Be Deferred

Tuesday, 31 March 2020, 12:41 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

The Government's decision to continue with the implementation to increase the minimum wage will further hurt economic recovery. The minimum wage is set to rise to $18.90 tomorrow, up from $17.70, in what will be the second $1.20 increase in a row. "Right ... More >>

More Urgency Needed From Council To Support COVID-19 Impacted Businesses

Friday, 20 March 2020, 4:40 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

The Wellington Chamber of Commerce acknowledges that Wellington City Councillors are listening to the concerns of business, but urges them to work more quickly to come up with support and solutions. "Many businesses are already feeling the ... More >>

Government Listening To Business Concerns, But Needs To Release COVID-19 Package Details

Thursday, 12 March 2020, 11:26 am | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

The Finance Minister’s speech at the Wellington Chamber of Commerce’s Capital Matters conference this morning shows the Government is listening to businesses’ concerns regarding COVID-19, but it needs to continue to move fast to support business ... More >>

Wellington’s Councillors Responsible For Burst Pipes

Friday, 21 February 2020, 12:49 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

The decision of Wellington’s politicians to launch an investigation into their own officials over the poor state of the city’s water network is an attempt to hold everyone but themselves accountable, according to the Wellington Chamber of ... More >>

Wellington Chamber Celebrates Sir Des Britten’s Life Achievements

Thursday, 13 February 2020, 5:17 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

The Wellington Chamber of Commerce recognises Sir Des Britten’s life of service and commitment to the capital city and mourn his passing today. "Sir Des was a great presence in the city and his family can proud of his achievements. He had ... More >>

Chamber Welcomes National’s Promise To Look At Congestion Charging

Tuesday, 11 February 2020, 1:43 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Wellington Chamber of Commerce welcomes the National Party’s statement today that they will not rule out introducing congestion charging to pay for the Let’s Get Wellington Moving projects if they form the Government after the election. National’s ... More >>

Core infrastructure renewal must take priority

Thursday, 30 January 2020, 12:51 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

News that Lower Hutt needs to spend an additional $270 million over the next decade on its aging water infrastructure - doubling the capital expenditure currently allocated - is a wakeup call to elected officials across the region, according to the Wellington ... More >>

Wellington's road upgrades missing from Government programme

Wednesday, 29 January 2020, 12:57 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

The Government's announcement of a $12 billion spend up on new infrastructure projects is bypassing our capital city, according to the Wellington Chamber of Commerce. More >>

New Zealand-Taiwan Business Council congratulates Dr Tsai

Thursday, 16 January 2020, 9:36 am | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

The New Zealand-Taiwan Business Council (NZTBC) would like to congratulate Dr Tsai Ing-wen and the Democratic Progressive Party on their re-election in Taiwan’s recent general elections held on the 11 January 2020. More >>

Golden Mile changes must be balanced

Thursday, 19 December 2019, 10:23 am | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Changes to Wellington’s Golden Mile must be balanced and pragmatic, the Chamber of Commerce says in a submission to the Let’s Get Wellington Moving project group. More >>

Chamber congratulates Foster: the time for action is now

Friday, 8 November 2019, 11:57 am | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Wellington Chamber of Commerce congratulates Andy Foster on the final confirmation of his election as Mayor of Wellington, says Chief Executive John Milford. More >>

Chamber congratulates new Greater Wellington Council Chair

Wednesday, 30 October 2019, 4:57 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Wellington Chamber of Commerce congratulates Cr Daran Ponter on his unopposed election to Chair of the Greater Wellington Regional Council, says Chief Executive John Milford. More >>

Initial results send clear message to council

Sunday, 13 October 2019, 12:39 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Wellington Chamber of Commerce congratulates the successful Wellington City Council and Greater Wellington Regional Council candidates, says Chief Executive John Milford. More >>

Chamber’s report wants councils to make ‘hard calls'

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 4:08 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Wellington City and the greater region are facing some very real challenges that local government leaders must address - that’s the message from Wellington Chamber’s pre-election report that has been released today. More >>

Chamber thanks Lavery for his service to Wellington

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 5:18 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

The Wellington Chamber of Commerce thanks City Council Chief Executive Kevin Lavery for his successful seven-year tenure following his decision to stand down from the role. More >>

Insurance taskforce must deliver for city and business

Tuesday, 27 August 2019, 12:55 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Today's first meeting of the Mayoral Insurance Taskforce is a useful step forward in Wellington responding to the dramatically changing insurance market, says Wellington Chamber of Commerce. More >>

Rating differentials must be abolished

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 4:25 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Today’s release of the Productivity Commission’s report into local government funding and financing reinforces many of the points the Wellington Chamber of Commerce has been making, most importantly the Commission’s recommendation to abolish rating ... More >>

Transport chaos wake-up call over infrastructure

Wednesday, 3 July 2019, 2:13 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Today’s transport chaos in Wellington is yet another wake-up call to the Government and the councils that our infrastructure is very fragile and urgently needs more investment, says Wellington Chamber of Commerce. More >>

Wellington Needs the Whole LGWM Deal - Chamber

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 8:36 am | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Wellington Chamber of Commerce welcomes the endorsement of the Let’s Get Wellington Moving project by both the regional and city councils but is disappointed they didn’t vote to include the whole plan. More >>

 

 

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