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New Flights for Wgtn will boost regional economy

Wednesday, 10 June 2009, 12:52 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

Today’s commencement of Jetstar’s domestic flights into and out of Wellington and Pacific Blue’s announcement of new services across the Tasman to Sydney are positive for the region at these difficult economic times according to the Wellington ... More >>

Wellington Businesses Welcome New Transport Plan

Friday, 5 June 2009, 10:04 am | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

The proposed improvements to the inner city transport system, as endorsed by the city council today, have been welcomed by the Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce. More >>

Malaysian FTA Comes at a Critical Time

Tuesday, 2 June 2009, 5:21 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

A Free Trade Agreement with Malaysia, our seventh largest export market, will be a valuable addition to the suite of agreements already signed according to the Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce. “Malaysia is an increasingly important market and ... More >>

A Responsible Budget for Extraordinary Times

Thursday, 28 May 2009, 3:42 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce has labelled today’s budget as prudent and responsible in light of the extraordinary state of the world economy and the fiscal pressures facing the government. More >>

Council told More Constraint is Necessary

Monday, 25 May 2009, 5:26 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

Wellington City Council needs to constrain its spending and limit its rate increases according to the Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce. More >>

Enabling Poverty Alleviation through Commerce

Friday, 1 May 2009, 3:15 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce fully supports the change in aid policy announced today and hopes local business can play more of a role in achieving economic growth throughout the developing world through commerce and trade. More >>

Airport Investment will Provide a Boost to Economy

Thursday, 30 April 2009, 2:22 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce has welcomed the planned new infrastructure investment for Wellington Airport calling it a vote of confidence in the region’s future. More >>

Businesses Waiting for Banks to Respond

Thursday, 30 April 2009, 9:54 am | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

Banks must pass on lower wholesale interest rates if today’s cut in the official cash rate is to be effective according to the Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce. More >>

Review Should Bring Closure

Thursday, 16 April 2009, 11:23 am | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce has welcomed the outcome of the Indoor Community Sports Centre review and said the project should go ahead as soon as possible. More >>

Local Government Amalgamation to Make Wgtn Greater

Tuesday, 7 April 2009, 4:44 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce welcomes the government’s decision on a new structure for Auckland and believes that Wellington must move fast to identify the best structure for local government governance in the region. “Local businesses ... More >>

Aucklank Proposals Should be Replicated in Wgtn

Friday, 27 March 2009, 3:38 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

Wellington must prepare for local government amalgamation in light of the recommendations from the Royal Commission on Auckland Governance released today, according to the Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce. “While we don’t agree with everything ... More >>

Exciting Step in New Zealand - Hong Kong Relations

Tuesday, 24 March 2009, 9:33 am | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

The signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the New Zealand and Hong Kong screen and digital entertainment sectors is a welcome development for the local industry according to the Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce. More >>

Transmission Gully Must Go Ahead

Saturday, 21 March 2009, 4:04 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce has welcomed the inclusion of the Wellington Northern Corridor as part of the government’s list of so-called Roads of National Significance. More >>

Interest Rate Cuts must be Passed on in Full

Thursday, 12 March 2009, 10:58 am | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce has welcomed the 0.5% cut in the Reserve Bank’s Official Cash Rate and urged banks to pass on the lower interest rates. “Businesses are telling us that banks are slow to pass on the reductions in wholesale ... More >>

ASEAN-NZ FTA Sends Positive Signal During Slowdown

Friday, 27 February 2009, 4:17 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

The conclusion of a Free Trade Agreement between ASEAN, Australia and New Zealand comes at a critical time for New Zealand exporters facing the world economic slowdown, according to the Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce. More >>

FTA with India must incorporate Services Sector

Monday, 23 February 2009, 5:33 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce today welcomed the news that New Zealand and India are to commence negotiations for a bilateral FTA and emphasised the importance including services in the negotiation. More >>

Accelerated Expenditure will Boost Economy

Wednesday, 11 February 2009, 12:00 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce has welcomed the government’s plans to accelerate infrastructure expenditure as part of its response to the economic crisis. More >>

Sports Centre Hold-up a Setback for Wellington

Monday, 9 February 2009, 1:05 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

The delay to construction of the $46 million Indoor Community Sports Centre due to councillor politicking is a great shame according to Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Charles Finny. More >>

Mixed Messages in Wellington Labour Market Data

Thursday, 5 February 2009, 1:54 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

While unemployment continues to rise, there are some bright spots for the Wellington labour market based on today’s statistical release and the Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce’s recent survey of Wellington businesses. More >>

Small Business Welcomes Government Tax Package

Wednesday, 4 February 2009, 1:40 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

The initiatives contained in today’s Small Business Relief Package will provide welcome relief for cash strapped businesses according to the Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce. More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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