AFTER A COMPREHENSIVE SURVEY OF CHAMBER MEMBERSHIP AND DISCUSSIONS WITH CHAMBERS ACROSS NEW ZEALAND, YOU HAVE IDENTIFIED THE FOLLOWING EXPECTATIONS OF GOVERNMENT POST-ELECTION SEPTEMBER 2017. Continue reading Expectations of Government Post-Election
Extensive infrastructure and street upgrades in Richmond’s Queen Street are set to begin in early February 2017. Continue reading Richmond’s Queen Street Upgrade to begin in New Year
Without the Waimea Dam, increased water rationing could cost the Nelson and Tasman region $700 million, a new report released today says. Continue reading Independent report reinforces region’s urgent need for water security
The Nelson Tasman Chamber of Commerce has surveyed its membership and made its submission to NZTA on options for improving Nelson’s arterial roading network. Continue reading Road survey results
A survey of our membership is showing strong support for the creation of the Southern Link arterial route. Continue reading Businesses strongly support Southern Link
Date: Tuesday 31 May
Time: 11.30am – 1pm
Venue: Trailways Hotel, 66 Trafalgar
Join us for an event and panel discussion on our future (inc) paper Fast Forward: Leading in a Brave New World of Diversity.
Local panel will discuss what these shifts mean for leaders, how to be a highly inclusive leader and what we are seeing in the region in relation to diversity. The panel is comprised of :
Dot Kettle, CEO, Nelson Tasman Chamber of Commerce
Matt Lawrey, Councillor, Nelson City Council
Jasmine Cannon, Director of People and Organisation Development NMIT
The Panel discussion will be facilitated by Nick Dalgety FCA, Local Leadership Team Chair for Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.
The chamber is planning to provide some brief feedback to Nelson City Council on its draft annual plan for 2016/17. Since much of what is proposed was signalled in last year’s Long Term Plan, our focus is on getting members to tell us how they rank the following proposed projects; Continue reading What Nelson projects are priorities?
A new report on the Trans Pacific Partnership concludes that it would not allow foreign control over New Zealand’s law-making ability.
ExportNZ commissioned ISDS and sovereignty<https://www.exportnz.org.nz/__data/assets/pdf_file/0019/109180/ISDS-and-Sovereignty.pdf>, a report on investor-state dispute settlement provisions in the Trans Pacific Partnership and other free trade agreements. Continue reading TPP risks overstated
New Health and Safety Act from April next year…details on the seminar for Chamber members coming soon. For info about the new law Click Here
Hon Dr Nick Smith presented at a Seminar Luncheon and discussed the below points
- Nelson’s broad based economy will benefit from 25% drop in kiwi $
- Modest house prices in comparison to Christchurch and Auckland part of our competitive advantage
- Region an attractive place for skilled and entrepreneurial migrants with governments new regional weighting
- Increased connectedness with rollout of UFB and potential competition in airlines