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Science is Key to Reducing Agricultural Emissions

Thursday, 17 December 2009, 12:23 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

The New Zealand-led alliance of countries committing research funding to reduce agriculture’s greenhouse gas emissions is great news for New Zealand and for the global search for solutions that actually reduce greenhouse gas emissions, according to the Wellington ... More >>

Right Decision on Wellington Northern Corridor

Tuesday, 15 December 2009, 2:02 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

The decision to proceed with Transmission Gully and the other elements of today’s announcement on Wellington’s northern roading corridor are the right ones and construction must commence as soon as possible according to the Wellington Regional Chamber of ... More >>

Electricity Reforms to Spark Productivity

Thursday, 10 December 2009, 3:54 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce has welcomed the government’s proposed electricity reforms. “Pricing in the electricity sector and concerns over security of supply have constrained New Zealand’s productivity growth and the proposed reforms ... More >>

Government must Act on Elements of 2025 Taskforce

Monday, 30 November 2009, 3:57 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

There is much to be applauded in the 2025 Taskforce Report released today but also some serious omissions according to the Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce. “We share the government’s goal of closing the income gap with Australia by 2025. ... More >>

Spending Constraint needed to Avoid Rate Increase

Monday, 23 November 2009, 4:55 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

Rapid population growth and rising visitor numbers risk an early rise in interest rates if government doesn’t contain its expenditure according to the Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce. More >>

Visas Waived for Taiwanese Visitors to NZ

Wednesday, 18 November 2009, 4:47 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce has welcomed the New Zealand Commerce and Industry Office (NZCIO) announcement that New Zealand will waive visas for short term visitors from Taiwan. From 30 November 2009, Taiwanese passport holders travelling ... More >>

US New Zealand Free Trade Agreement A Step Closer

Sunday, 15 November 2009, 11:34 am | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce is delighted with today's statement from President Obama that the US will work towards a free trade agreement including the US and New Zealand. More >>

FTA with Gulf States an Invaluable Boost

Monday, 2 November 2009, 4:35 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

A Free Trade Agreement with the Gulf Cooperation Council, our seventh largest trading partner as a group, will provide an invaluable boost into Middle East markets according to the Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce. More >>

Malaysian FTA important for Wellington economy

Tuesday, 27 October 2009, 9:32 am | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Free Trade Agreement with Malaysia, our eighth largest export market, will be a valuable addition to the suite of agreements already signed according to the Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce. More >>

Increased Infrastructure Investment Needed

Friday, 23 October 2009, 2:11 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

Wellington city was amongst the fastest growing areas in the country in the year to June 2009 according to population figures released today by Statistics New Zealand. More >>

Business Supports Rerouting Buses through Mall

Tuesday, 20 October 2009, 11:17 am | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

A recent survey by the Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce has found over two thirds of Wellington businesses support the Wellington City Council’s proposal to reroute buses through Manners Mall. The level of support has increased since the ... More >>

Charles Finny on the US-NZ Partnership Forum

Thursday, 8 October 2009, 10:08 am | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

We are in a period of substantial change in the global and Asia Pacific trading system and this has immediate implications for the trade policies of both the United States and New Zealand. The United States is no longer as dominant in either international ... More >>

Exports pull Country out of Recession

Wednesday, 23 September 2009, 1:10 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

June quarter GDP figures show that the economy is officially out of recession but uncertain times remain ahead according to the Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce. More >>

Revised Emissions Trading Scheme is an Improvement

Monday, 14 September 2009, 5:20 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

The government’s revised Emissions Trading Scheme is a good improvement on the original proposal but it is still a complicated scheme with a number of issues to be addressed according to the Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce. More >>

Paraparaumu Airport Development Good News

Friday, 4 September 2009, 2:53 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce has welcomed the prospect of a second commercial airport for Wellington with the Environment Court giving the green light for the redevelopment of Paraparaumu Airport. More >>

Action Required on Wellington Roading Projects

Thursday, 27 August 2009, 2:49 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce has welcomed Transport Minister Joyce’s announcement of increased investment in roads and public transport and urged decisions be made on specific projects this year. “Today’s announcement is indeed going ... More >>

Proposed Road Vital for Improving Access to Wgtn

Thursday, 20 August 2009, 4:10 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

The proposal to build a four-lane expressway between MacKays Crossing and Otaki is a major step toward bringing the region’s transport infrastructure into the 21st century according to the Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce. “We will scrutinise ... More >>

Govt Congratulated for a Bold Emissions Target

Monday, 10 August 2009, 4:48 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

The government has shown strong leadership and been bold in setting a 10-20% reduction target for our greenhouse gas emissions below the 1990 level according to the Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce. More >>

Exports - Growing Importance of India, Chin

Tuesday, 28 July 2009, 4:40 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

Trade statistics out today show the increasing importance of China and India as export markets for New Zealand according to the Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce. More >>

New Zealand must not Deter Foreign Investment

Friday, 24 July 2009, 2:42 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce has welcomed new overseas investment rules which will make it easier for New Zealand to attract foreign investment. “Foreign investment is beneficial because it gives our companies access to a larger pool of ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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