Wellington Region Business Excellence Awards 2019 - Finalists Announced07/10/2019Selecting category and supreme winners from a top line-up of the Wellington Region businesses will be a tough call for judges in this year’s prestigious Wellington Region Business Excellence Awards Event.
Hosted by the Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce, President Mark Skelly says, “Businesses across the region have responded better than ever to this year’s awards with a record number of entries received. This reflects a very vibrant business community who are achieving great results. It is very exciting to see many new businesses keen to contest this year’s awards with categories such as Best Emerging Business and Trade Services being especially strong.
2019 Wellington Region Hall of Fame Opening Speech24/09/2019As the President of the Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce it is an honour to welcome you to this year’s Wellington Region Business Hall of Fame event to celebrate and acknowledge the superb achievements of 8 local businesses.
Lexus Melbourne Cup Heading for Wellington30/07/2019For the first time in Melbourne Cup history, the iconic 24 carat gold trophy is due to visit the Wellington region on 28 August as part of its international tour.
Melling Traffic Can Only Get Worse14/05/2019Hutt Valley businesses are delivering products and services to customers, to you, all over the Wellington region, other parts of the country and even around the world. Wellington relies on these businesses, who in turn, rely on SH2 and the Melling interchange; roading infrastructure that is unfit for purpose.
Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce supports vocational education reform08/04/2019The Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce says that with many Hutt Valley businesses struggling to find skilled employees, the government’s proposed reforms for the vocational education sector offer a positive opportunity for the business sector to work more closely with their local polytechnics.
A new future for work skills training in NZ13/02/2019Education Minister Chris Hipkins today released wide-ranging proposals for strengthening vocational education so that school leavers get high quality training opportunities, employers get the skills they need and New Zealanders are better equipped for the changing nature of work.
Beltway Cycleway consultation opens today19/11/2018Hutt City Council’s plan to change the way the city moves takes another step forward this month, with the next round of community engagement on the new Beltway Cycleway.
Kindergarten Association turns 90 years young04/07/2018Milestone birthdays are a time for celebration at kindergarten, and teachers across Lower Hutt will soon be enjoying one of their own. This year marks the 90th anniversary of the Hutt City Kindergarten Association and the opening of its first kindergarten in Moera in 1928.
ONLINE TOOL BETTER HELPS BUSINESSES GET FROM ‘STARTED TO SORTED’12/05/2018“Available on business.govt.nz, ONECheck is a free online tool to help businesses get their branding ‘right’ from the beginning of their business journey - with information they need made available through one simple search,” Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Kris Faafoi says.
ANZAC BISCUITS FOR THE QUEEN03/05/2018They were included in a food hamper along with 9 other New Zealand products and given during Jacinda Ardern’s private meeting with the Queen, as part of her recent London visit for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting.
HUTT VALLEY BUSINESS CONFIDENCE A MIXED BAG01/05/2018Hutt Valley business confidence in New Zealand’s economy reflects some uncertainty since the start of 2018. While confidence in the overall economy has improved businesses are less confident about the performance of their own business in the current environment.
WELLINGTON REGION CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE14/03/2018Transport planners at last have a clear mandate to get on and sort out an option at the Basin Reserve that will solve Wellington’s main transport bottleneck, say the region’s Chambers of Commerce.
Lower Hutt transport fast-tracked16/09/2017National will fast-track construction of the new Melling interchange as well as the investigation and design of a new interchange at Kennedy Good – both along State Highway 2 in Lower Hutt, National Party Transport Spokesperson Simon Bridges says.