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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 >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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