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Wellington Chamber Congratulates NZ Labour On Election Win

Monday, 19 October 2020, 1:29 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

The Wellington Chamber of Commerce congratulates the New Zealand Labour Party on their election win over the weekend and looks forward to working closely with the next government. "The Chamber has been vocal on several key areas throughout ... More >>

Chamber Congratulates Council On 150 Years Of History

Thursday, 24 September 2020, 5:19 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

The Wellington Chamber of Commerce congratulates Wellington City Council on making it to 150 years of operation. Chamber Chief Executive John Milford said the Chamber and Council have had a long history of working constructively on numerous issues ... More >>

Chamber Election Report Outlines The Issues For Wellington Businesses

Wednesday, 23 September 2020, 6:02 am | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

The Wellington Chamber of Commerce has released its 2020 Election Report ahead of the upcoming election, outlining the main issues facing the Wellington business community. The report summarises the key issues under four overarching areas to ‘prepare’ ... More >>

Transmission Gully: Now Let’s Get On With It

Friday, 21 August 2020, 4:50 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

The Wellington Chamber of Commerce has welcomed the announcement that work on Transmission Gully will be able to resume with an open date of September 2021. "We were disappointed in the Transmission Gully delays resulting from the COVID level 4 lockdown given ... More >>

Waste Funding Welcomed, Wellington Needs To Step Up

Wednesday, 15 July 2020, 2:12 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

The Wellington Chamber of Commerce has welcomed the Government’s $124 million investment in recycling infrastructure and has called on Wellington to step up as a green capital. "Waste is becoming a massive issue in New Zealand and impacts ... More >>

Te Awe Library - A Welcome Addition In The Middle Of The City

Thursday, 9 July 2020, 4:57 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

The Wellington Chamber of Commerce welcomes the soon-to-be opened Te Awe pop-up Library as the newest addition to Lambton Quay. "Given the situation with the Central Library, we think the pop-up libraries are a great bit of initiative and ... More >>

Once Again, Wellington Misses Out

Wednesday, 1 July 2020, 1:25 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Today’s infrastructure investment announcement from the Government will see Wellington receive just $185 million, missing out yet again on desperately needed funds to fix the region’s infrastructure deficits. While the broader investment package includes ... More >>

Chamber Welcomes Golden Mile Consultation, But Concern Over The Detail

Wednesday, 24 June 2020, 6:09 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

The Wellington Chamber of Commerce welcomes the release of the Golden Mile options but is concerned about the details of the proposal, such as enabling traffic flow and removing loading zones from many businesses’ door-steps. "It is good to ... More >>

Wellington Chamber Backs Green Investment For Port

Friday, 19 June 2020, 3:37 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Yesterday’s announcement that the New Zealand Green Investment Finance (NZGIF) will support emission-cutting projects at Wellington’s port is another positive step forward, says Wellington Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive, John Milford. ... More >>

Wellington Chamber Welcomes CentrePort's New Container Shipping Service

Wednesday, 10 June 2020, 1:19 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

CentrePort Wellington’s new ANZEX container shipping service is a welcome boost for importers and exporters based in the lower North Island, says the Wellington Chamber of Commerce. "Direct shipping access between Wellington and the major ... More >>

Central NZ Businesses To PM: Move To Level 1 Now

Monday, 8 June 2020, 7:32 am | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

The results from a quarterly business confidence survey of Central New Zealand Businesses show clearly why the Government must move to alert level one, says the Wellington Chamber of Commerce and Business Central. "As expected, businesses are far from ... More >>

Budget First Step In Long Road To Recovery

Thursday, 14 May 2020, 4:21 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

The Wellington Chamber of Commerce and Business Central has welcomed today’s budget announcement. Wellington Chamber and Business Central Chief Executive, John Milford, said the size of the budget comes as no surprise considering the pandemic we are ... More >>

Wellington Business Community Urges Council To Bring Forward Infrastructure Construction

Thursday, 30 April 2020, 12:55 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

When Wellington City Council meets later today to consider the City’s annual plan and COVID-19 recovery, they must ensure that the outcome gets Wellington going again, says the Wellington Chamber of Commerce. "We need decisions that will restart ... More >>

Level 3 Decision Is The Sensible Move, Says Wellington Chamber And Business Central

Monday, 20 April 2020, 6:19 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

The Prime Minister’s announcement this afternoon to move to Alert Level Three from Tuesday, 28th April is a welcome one for many businesses, says the Wellington of Commerce and Business Central. "The past three and a half weeks have been ... More >>

Wellington’s Recovery Plan Needs To Hit The Ground Running

Thursday, 9 April 2020, 1:21 pm | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Wellington’s economic recovery plan for the post-COVID-19 lockdown needs to be actionable as soon as the alert levels reduce, says the Wellington Chamber of Commerce. Later today, Wellington City Council will meet to consider its COVID response package. ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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