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

Business Hours & General Contact Info

Phone us Mon-Fri 9-4.30pm on 09 438 4771

NorthChamber Team Contacts:
As with most organisations 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/EA – 021 441 026 –
Niamh O Neill – Assistant office manager – 027 544 9967 –
Paulette Scrooby – Community relationship manager – 021 212 6903 –
Fiona Cox – Membership & engagement support – 027 625 61619 –

Chamber Events

NorthChamber is based at The Orchard Business & Event Hub where the following rules apply.

It will no longer be required to show a vaccine pass to gain entry, instead the following will be reinforced

  • Masks should be worn in the reception area and when walking around the office.
  • Hygiene practices – cleaning regime around the office and use of regular hand sanitiser or hand washing
  • Social distancing – 1 metre distance.
  • Stay home if you are sick

NorthChamber will still be required to abide by any health and safety regulations in place at events offsite hosted by our members and stakeholder businesses.

Upcoming Events

WDC Recruitment event – Attract and hire the right staff in a tight labour market

July 5, 2022
Join us at this workshop aimed at supporting local businesses. Walk away with a practical tool kit specific that covers key areas including; Deciding when your business needs a new staff member Identifying the role and responsibilities of the new…

Whangarei Business After 5 – Scope Total Project Mgmt (formerly Griffiths & Assoc)

July 13, 2022
Scope Total Project Partners cordially invites North Chamber members to a Business After 5 on 13 July at the Orchard in the large conference centre. For nearly 20 years, Scope Total Partners (who recently rebranded from Griffiths and Associates), based…

WRMK Dargaville Employment Law Workshop: Employment Law in a post-Covid world

July 20, 2022
EMPLOYMENT LAW IN A POST-COVID WORLD WRMK Lawyers and NorthChamber invite you to this FREE employment law workshop in Dargaville. As New Zealanders learn to live with COVID in our communities, employers are facing a fresh set of challenges. Join…

ChamberChats July 2022 edition

July 21, 2022
Our small networking group ChamberChats is an opportunity to catch up with local business people in an informal setting complete with home-baked scones and a cuppa tea or coffee. Open to members and non-members, these networking sessions offer opportunities to…