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…

Christchurch tragedy-related scams and attacks

CERT NZ has received reports of different opportunistic online scams and attacks in the wake of the tragic events in Christchurch last week.  This includes online donation fraud, malicious video files, defacement of NZ websites, and website disruption. In an…

Chamber Media release Fuel pricing 23.1.19

More and more I am asked to explain the seemingly irrational fuel pricing in our region. At this stage I have not had the opportunity to sit with representatives of the fuel companies and get direct insight into just how…