NZ Chambers of Commerce Northland

Who Are We?

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Northland (Inc) 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.

Formed in 1902, the Chamber is one of 20,000 Chambers worldwide, and 29 in New Zealand.

The Chamber is governed by an elected President and Board of Directors, supported by skilled and professional staff.

Northland Chamber History

Since 1902, the Northland Chamber of Commerce has served the needs of the Northland business community through its public policy and advocacy initiatives and its business development programmess and services.

No matter what your vision is for your business’ future, the Chamber is prepared to help you achieve your goals and take your business to the next level. The Chamber’s wide range of programmes and services will help you attract new customers, expand your business base, reduce your costs of doing business and assist with networks and referrals that will further your business goals.

The Chamber also works to ensure that Northland has a business-friendly environment, where all businesses can grow and prosper. With this, comes paying close attention to the quality of life the region offers our members’ employees and families. The Chamber works to make a difference in Northland’s future and to help Chamber members’ businesses grow.


Our mission is to inspire and influence business vitality.

We do this by positively influencing the environment in which businesses operate and by providing “opportunities, products and services” that will improve the success and vitality of business.

Mission Objective

NZ Chambers of Commerce Northland will contribute to the continuous progress and success of its members by:

  1. Assisting members to achieve maximum success, and;
  2. Encouraging and assisting members to measurably and continuously improve efficiency and effectiveness to produce long-term profit and positive societal consequences as measured by internationally recognised performance indicators.


NZ Chambers of Commerce Northland is a voluntary association of companies and individuals engaged in business activities in the Northland region.

It is dedicated to the development of international, national and regional trade through:

  1. Freedom of enterprise for those who by their individual and corporate talents contribute real economic, social and cultural wealth to the community.
  2. The development of a market economy in which there is minimal interference from central and local government.
  3. The strengthening of Northland’s place as New Zealand’s commercial, industrial and communications centre, offering an exceptional quality of life.
  4. Assisting the development of the region as a desirable commercial and industrial environment for its citizens.


To access Northland Chamber of Commerce Constitution click link – Constitution updated signed version 22.8.12

The Chamber Board and Staff

The Chamber is run by skilled and professional staff, supported and governed by an elected President and Board of Directors.

From left Janette Dobbs (Office Manager/EA), Rebecca Varley (Sales Manager), Stephen Smith (CE), Paulette Scrooby (Community Engagement Manager & Niamh O’Neill (Assistant Office Manager)
Photo supplied by Dawn Dutton Photography

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Chamber Board Company Position
Tim Robinson Bernina Northland President
Sue Walters Northland Scaffolding Board of Directors and Vice President
Danny Douglas Gilmore Taylor Associates Limited Treasurer
Jeremy Tauri Plus Chartered Accountants Immediate Past President
Ryan Welsh WRMK Lawyers Board of Directors
Murray Broadbelt Employer Services Limited Board of Directors
Ken Wilson GT Advantage Board of Directors
Mike Kanji 2F2F Ltd Board of Directors
Trevor Griffiths Griffiths & Associates Board of Directors
Tony Savage WRMK Lawyers Board of Directors
Denis Orme Denis Orme Photography Board of directors
Dr Maggie Buxton AwhiWorld Ltd Board of directors
Jeroen Jongejans Dive! Tutukaka Board of directors

View board profiles

Current membership fees are: (INCLUDING GST)

Business Start-Up (trading less than a year) $155.25
65+ – Retired individual membership (non-voting rights)  $57.50
Not for Profit $210.45
1 – 3 Employees $210.45
4 – 6 Employees $318.55
7 – 9 Employees $439.30
10 – 50 Employees $632.50
51+ Employees $891.25

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Click here to view the Annual Report and the AGM minutes

106th AGM minutes 2009

Special General Meeting 10.12.10 minutes

107th AGM minutes 2010

108th AGM minutes 2011

109th AGM minutes 2012

Special General Meeting 22.8.12 minutes

110th AGM minutes 2013

111th AGM minutes 2014

112th AGM minutes 2015

113th AGM minutes 2016

114th AGM minutes 2017

115th AGM minutes 2018

116th AGM minutes 2019

117th AGM minutes 2020

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