27 Mar 2019

Update on the Employment Relations Amendment Act 2018

Changes in effect on 6 May 2019 90-day trials 90-day trial periods will be restricted to businesses with fewer than 20 employees. Organisations with…
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21 Mar 2019

Domestic Violence - Victims' Protection Act 2018

Parliament recently passed the Domestic Violence - Victims' Protection Act 2018, to take effect on 1 April 2019. This new law grants employees affected by domestic…
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24 Sep 2018

Porirua Chamber of Commerce – still in business

Porirua Chamber of Commerce - still in business By Nick Leggett Unhelpful headlines have recently fueled  the idea that the Porirua Chamber…
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24 Aug 2018

Chamber welcomes support for Whitireia

Chamber welcomes support for Whitireia  The announcement today of a $15 million capital injection for Porirua-based Whitireia polytechnic has been…
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23 Jul 2018

Outcome of the Porirua Chamber of Commerce’s future

Outcome of the Porirua Chamber of Commerce's future  The Porirua Chamber of Commerce has announced that, following a review into the organisation’s…
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20 Jun 2018

IRD Payday Webinars

Find out how payday filing will impact your business Since 1 April 2018, employers have been able to file payroll information every payday rather than monthly.…
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20 Jun 2018

The impact of 'Smith City' for employers

The large retailer Smith City recently lost a case in the Employment Court, which has been widely reported in the media. The issue was whether or not employees…
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20 Jun 2018

June Long Term Plan Update

Improvements to our roading and water networks “The committee agreed to bring forward funding of $2.4 million to upgrade intersections at Whitford…
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20 Jun 2018

Is Porirua geared up to make the most of the Adventure Park?

You will know about the Adventure Park planned for Rangituhi-Colonial Knob – construction on this estimated $30m project is expected to start early next…
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20 Jun 2018

June Kenepuru Drive Update

Kenepuru Drive update We’ve been working with Porirua City Council to ensure that the views of business in relation to transport and other issues…
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23 May 2018

Update on Kenepuru Drive April Workshop

Recently, Council and Chamber met with businesses based along Kenepuru Drive.  The meeting covered several major concerns in this area which included flooding,…
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22 May 2018

Congratulations to Connect Global, Finalists in the Pacific Business Awards

Finalists have been named across six award categories for the 11th National Pacific Business Trust Awards, which will be staged on Friday 22 June 2018 at Eden…
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