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Who Are We?

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Northland (Inc) (NorthChamber) is a non-political, non-profit organisation which represents the full spectrum of business interests, both small and large, in Northland – retailing, service, manufacturing exporters, importers and other organisations … >> FIND OUT MORE


We’d like to reassure you that we are working closely with our local partners at a regional and national level to ensure you have access to accurate and up to date information, AND a channel through which you can feedback any of your concerns and the local issues arising out of this international emergency.

Our role during this time is to…
1. Guide businesses to access the resources and support they need now.
2. Continue to listen to, and advocate for, our local business community.
3. Support our regional partners in their efforts to provide resource and support during this period.
4. Move into a co-ordinated recovery phase to ensure businesses can return to ‘business as usual’ or a modified version of BAU, as soon as possible.

We continue to provide…
Regular updates and links related to Covid 19 via this dedicated page on our website, or through our NorthChamber Facebook page.
Offers of free or discounted services, support and resources we receive from our business community.
Check out the latest offers here
Business Mentors Programme If you’d like to be a mentor or need to access a mentor. Email or call Rebecca on 021 206 1003.
Assistance with export documentation – this service continues to run, contact to register for electronic service export documentation.
A channel for feedback – your ‘on the ground’ experiences and pressure points are important, make them known to us so we can push them through to our local task force to assist with their planning and response, email .
HR advice Hotline via Auckland Chamber of Commerce is 0800 242 623, usually members only but has been opened up to all businesses.


Phone us Mon-Fri 9-5pm on 09 438 4771.
For anything urgent during this time our staff cell numbers are listed below.

NorthChamber Team Contacts:
As with most organisations at Level 1 our staff are working a mix of office hours and remote hours but can be contacted as follows.
Steve Smith – CEO – 027 444 1010
Janette Dobbs – Office manager – 021 441 026
Niamh O Neill – Assistant office manager – 027 544 9967
Paulette Scrooby – Community relationship manager – 021 212 6903
Rebecca Varley – Sales manager and business mentor coordinator – 021 206 1003

Upcoming Events

WDC Complete Streets Masterplan Presentation

July 15, 2020
Whangarei District Council Complete Streets Masterplan and Design Manual Business Sector Engagement Following on from the City Core Precinct Plan, the Strategy Team at WDC has been working on a draft plan for our city streets. The Complete Streets Masterplan…

NorthTec Business After 5

July 29, 2020