Please, Sir may I have some more?

Chamber media release 4.7.19 Please, Sir may I have some more?  The answer might be no, but if you don’t ask you don’t get! So as Northlanders, what do we want? Being a typically stoic region of the country, we…

Community Wealth Building (part 2)

Chamber media release 30.4.19 Interestingly Government is in the process of running a survey with regard to Procurement, something they do a lot of, around $41 billion per annum in fact. Below is an excerpt from a recent mail on…

strandlab Chamber’s joint venture with AwhiWorld

strandlab – research | innovation | collaboration strandlab is a transdisciplinary research and innovation lab, a collaborative installation and a creative technology hub located in the Strand Arcade, Whangarei. The month-long pilot pop-up started 6 May 2019. Talks, residencies, workshops,…

To EV or not to EV, that is the question?!

Chamber media release 5.5.19 NorthChamber recently acquired an electric vehicle, a plug-in hybrid to be precise (PHEV). Our decision to do so was based purely on our commitment to sustainability and a cleaner healthier environment. So, post-purchase, it came as…

Chamber Business Confidence Survey March 2019

Media Release April 17, 2019 The latest Business Confidence survey for the Northern Region Chambers of Commerce shows that although confidence is still struggling within the business community, there has been a 5% lift in confidence for the first quarter…

Community Wealth Building (keeping it local)

Chamber media release 18.4.19 In years gone by we tended to trade, buy or accept services from local businesses. As a result, employment, experience and the monies generated by this activity largely stayed within the local community, adding to its…

Ports of Auckland

Government poised to make a call on moving Ports of Auckland to Northland New Zealand Herald: The Government is poised to make a big call on whether to move Auckland’s port to the economically deprived region of Northland. Two major…