21 Feb 2018

What are an employer’s obligations to paying staff in extreme weather conditions?

With the weather forecast yesterday we received some questions about what to do if staff can’t work because of the weather (or other events outside of their…
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12 Feb 2018

Is it Another Nail in the Coffin for the Kapi-Mana News?

I was amazed at the speed news of the Kapi-Mana News closing its Porirua office spread late last week!  Depending on how you look at it, the loss creates…
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12 Feb 2018

Attention Exporters!

Second annual Export Awards for Wellington launch   The success of Wellington Region exporters will be celebrated at the region's second annual…
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12 Feb 2018

Kapiti Airport - Good for Porirua Business

Use it or Lose it! Kapiti Airport offers an important piece of regional infrastructure to the Western Corridor with numerous benefits to Porirua business. Frankly…
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9 Feb 2018

Employment Law Changes Ahead

The government has announced proposed changes to employment law, and the Bill containing these has now been published. The area that has generated the most…
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9 Feb 2018

The Performance Conversation; what makes it so hard!

This week’s guest column is written by Peter Couchman. The morning news last week had a headline “Tell us about your worst job review”…
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29 Jan 2018

Upcoming in 2018

2018 is an interesting year for local business given the number of infrastructure projects locally and regionally impacting Porirua. The bigger picture is exciting…
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14 Dec 2017

Stepping ahead in 2018

As we embark into 2018, we have an opportunity to take stock of our community, our city and our country. 2016 and 2017 has seen significant change in the world.…
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24 Nov 2017

Let's Get Wellington Moving with your help

You may have heard about " Let's Get Welly Moving ".  The Porirua Chamber of Commerce wants to do exactly that - and here in Porirua too.   …
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24 Nov 2017

Introducing JOYN - A targeted and cost-effective way to recruit! “No Fee per Hire”

Whatever business you're in, often the last thing you have time for is recruitment, yet it is often an urgent and important need. JOYN is the solution! …
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23 Nov 2017

Euon Murrell on Get Wellington Moving

There is still general agreement that a massive problem lies ahead of Wellington in fixing its transport system. Most days see congestion, where a slip or a tree…
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20 Nov 2017

We are delighted to announce the winners of the 2017 Westpac Porirua Business Awards!

  Sole Trader won by  Ritual Beauty Therapy  sponsored by  Gee and Hickton Funeral Directors Porirua Small Business won by …
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