New Zealand-Korea Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

24 Mar, 2015

The New Zealand-Korea Free Trade Agreement (FTA) was signed in Seoul yesterday by the New Zealand and Korean Trade Ministers, in the presence of the New Zealand Prime Minister and Korean President.   The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) is keen to help New Zealand exporters take full advantage of this Free Trade […]

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Reserve Bank Monetary Policy Statement

18 Mar, 2015

Reserve Bank Monetary Policy Statement The Reserve Bank publishes its Monetary Policy Statement (MPS) quarterly. Each Monetary Policy Statement must set out: how the Reserve Bank proposes to achieve its targets; how it proposes to formulate and implement monetary policy during the next five years; and how monetary policy has […]

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1st Quarter Business Confidence Survey

26 Feb, 2015

25 February 2015 Media Release: For immediate release BUSINESS OUTLOOK: A STORY OF MAINTAINED CONFIDENCE The latest Chamber survey of business confidence in the Northern region tells a story of maintained confidence for business and a positive outlook for the next 3 months. The general outlook for New Zealand was […]

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Air services at Kaitaia Airport

13 Jan, 2015

Air services at Kaitaia Airport – Please tell your family and friends about the online survey As you may have heard, four airlines have expressed interest in providing air services at Kaitaia Airport when Air New Zealand discontinues services in April. Far North Holdings Ltd (FNHL) is seeking information from […]

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Hundertwasser Wairau Maori Arts Centre

18 Dec, 2014

Hundertwasser Wairau Maori Arts Centre The Chamber Board continues to support the Hundertwasser project for the following reasons Economic growth of Northland through Construction of the centre Providing employment in tourism, hospitality Hotel developments which are linked to the Hundertwasser project going ahead Increase in value of existing public assets […]

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Advocate Article

18 Dec, 2014

2nd WEEK DECEMBER 2014 Our natural environment and unique culture provide the opportunity to make any visitor to the region’s stay positive and memorable. Much of what is required to make their stay outstanding requires little or no financial investment but rather a commitment from everyone in the community to […]

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Advocate Article

18 Dec, 2014

2nd WEEK NOVEMBER 2014 I would like to take this opportunity to thank all those who were involved in this year’s Westpac Northland Business Excellence Awards which culminated with the award’s gala evening at Forum North on the 24th October. It takes almost as much courage to hold yourself up […]

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Northland Age article November 2014

24 Nov, 2014

NORTHLAND AGE ARTICLE NOVEMBER 2014 I would like to take this opportunity to thank all those who were involved in this year’s Westpac Northland Business Excellence Awards which culminated with the award’s gala evening at Forum North on the 24th October.  It takes almost as much courage to hold yourself […]

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Advocate Column 4th week November 2014

24 Nov, 2014

ADVOCATE COLUMN 4th WEEK NOVEMBER 2014  Northland is blessed with its fair share of successful businesses.  Many of these are well established and have operated for many years in what have often been difficult economic times.  The fact that they are still here and operating is testament to the owner’s […]

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Media release: Air NZ’s announcement of cuts to regional network 12.11.14

20 Nov, 2014

12 November, 2014 Media Release: For Immediate release Air NZ’s announcement of cuts to regional network In response to Air NZ’s recent media release that flights from Kaitaia to Auckland and Whangarei to Wellington will be cut from April 2015, the NZ Chambers of Commerce Northland would like to make […]

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Media Release in response to WDC Extraordinary Meeting 19.11.14

20 Nov, 2014

20 November 2014 Media Release: WDC Extraordinary Meeting of 12 November 2014 Ryan Welsh, NZ Chambers of Commerce Northland’s President says “Public perception, both in and outside our region, is so important to regional growth.  For a long-time Northland has wrestled with negative perception, be it warranted or not.  Principles […]

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Media Release: Air NZ’s announcement of cuts to regional network

13 Nov, 2014

12 November, 2014 Media Release: For Immediate release Air NZ’s announcement of cuts to regional network In response to Air NZ’s recent media release that flights from Kaitaia to Auckland and Whangarei to Wellington will be cut from April 2015, the NZ Chambers of Commerce Northland would like to make […]

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