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Resource Management Proposals a Boost for Business

Tuesday, 3 February 2009, 3:41 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce has welcomed the proposed Resource Management Act reforms announced by the government today. More >>

Bollard Repeats Call for Local Govt Constraint

Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 4:29 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

Mr Bollard told a business audience of more than 100 at the Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce today that if lower interest rates are to be sustained, all sectors of the economy need to play their part in reducing inflationary pressures. More >>

Businesses Welcome Interest Rate Reduction

Thursday, 4 December 2008, 11:59 am | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

Businesses will be pleased that the Reserve Bank has reduced the official cash rate by an unprecedented 1.5 percentage points, says the Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce. More >>

New Operation for Wellington Exporters

Tuesday, 2 December 2008, 2:05 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

EMA Central and the Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce are delighted to announce their intention to establish a one stop shop for exporters in the Greater Wellington region.  More >>

Wgtn Chamber Welcomes Commitment to Freer Trade

Friday, 21 November 2008, 12:45 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce has welcomed the commitment of Ministers at the 20th APEC Ministerial Meeting in Lima to free and open trade and investment. Today’s joint statement emphasised that this commitment is doubly important as ... More >>

Wellington Tops Regional Employment Growth

Thursday, 6 November 2008, 3:28 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Wellington region has contributed to much of the better than expected employment figures released today by Statistics New Zealand. More >>

Wellington Businesses Face Greatest Wage Pressures

Monday, 3 November 2008, 2:22 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

Today's labour market data shows continued pressure on wages for Wellington businesses according to the Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce. More >>

Transport Corridor Plan a Good Balanced Outcome

Thursday, 30 October 2008, 4:54 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce has welcomed the approval of the Ngauranga to Airport Corridor Plan by the Wellington Regional Transport Committee saying it will improve the efficient transport of people and freight across Wellington. More >>

Wellington Businesses Call for Amalgamation

Wednesday, 22 October 2008, 4:56 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce has welcomed the drive by local government to cut costs and constrain rate increases in the face of tough economic times and suggested amalgamation should also be put on the agenda as a solution to the challenge. More >>

Chamber Supports Increased Spending on Education

Tuesday, 14 October 2008, 1:02 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

Should there be increases in tertiary education expenditure, the focus should be on quality education rather than student allowances according to the Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce. More >>

Economist Supports Chamber's Views on Carbon Taxes

Monday, 13 October 2008, 5:20 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

The latest pronouncement from one of the world's top economists that a carbon tax is better than an emissions trading scheme to fight global warming is welcome news according to the Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce. More >>

R&D Tax Credits may not be the best

Friday, 10 October 2008, 4:40 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

Research and development expenditure is essential for the New Zealand economy but tax credits are not the best way to increase it according to the Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce. More >>

National’s Tax Cuts are a Good Start

Wednesday, 8 October 2008, 3:10 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce has welcomed the National Party’s proposal to review government spending and go ahead with tax cuts but says even bolder cuts to tax rates are what the economy needs. More >>

Call for Parties to Announce Tax Policies

Monday, 6 October 2008, 4:44 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

The incoming government should not be detered by the deteriorating fiscal position revealed today and should implement further tax cuts as soon as possible and urgently review the quality and direction of existing expenditure programmes according to ... More >>

Chamber Welcomes Review Outcome

Wednesday, 1 October 2008, 11:55 am | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

The next government should take account of the Regulations Review Committee’s recommendation that in future Cabinet consult with relevant parties before ammending overseas investment applications. More >>

Interest Rate Cut will Provide Welcome Boost

Thursday, 11 September 2008, 11:37 am | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce welcomes today’s 0.5% cut in the Official Cash Rate and urges the banks to follow suit with interest rates reductions. More >>

Tourism – A Vital Contribution To Economy

Thursday, 11 September 2008, 12:47 am | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce has congratulated the Tourism Industry Association on its Election Manifesto launched yesterday. “Much of what it contains is consistent with our views on the importance of tourism to the economy and what ... More >>

Rugby World Cup Decision Great News for Wellington

Thursday, 4 September 2008, 4:10 pm | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

The confirmation that Wellington will host two quarter finals at the 2011 Rugby World Cup is great news but the region will need to start planning early to take full advantage of this opportunity according to the Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce. More >>

Asean FTA - Another Milestone for New Zealand

Friday, 29 August 2008, 10:34 am | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce has welcomed the news that the Free Trade Agreement between ASEAN, Australia and New Zealand has been concluded. More >>

Boobs on Bikes will not Enhance Brand Wellington

Tuesday, 26 August 2008, 11:02 am | Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce

Wellington businesses are not enthusiastic about a Boobs on Bikes Parade in their city according to a survey conducted by the Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce. The reason for the luke-warm reaction is predominantly the impact it would have on ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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