14 Mar 2018

Why China?

I’ve been taking businesses into China since 2004. Over the past 15 or so years, I’ve seen the stellar growth of Chinese cities and the rise of a sophisticated,…
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9 Mar 2018

Air New Zealand departs Kapiti Coast Airport – Lose it before you use it!

No doubt you’ve all heard Air New Zealand is withdrawing from Kapiti Airport with the final flight on April 3 2018. For those of us working with Air New…
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8 Mar 2018

Changes to tax on property transactions

There will shortly be a significant change to our income tax legislation regarding the taxing of property that we wanted to highlight to you. Change to the…
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1 Mar 2018

Changes in April to make tax simpler for business

In April, Inland Revenue is making changes to streamline business taxes.  Inland Revenue is modernising the tax administration system over several years…
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28 Feb 2018

It's time to 'Wing It' from Kapiti Airport!

Porirua can significantly influence the success of new air links to and from Kapiti Airport.  At about 30 kilometres from both Wellington Airport and…
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27 Feb 2018

Every Day Legal

“Many things you do every day may have a legal impact on your business?” Finding out or confirming what you already suspected - that many…
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27 Feb 2018

Changes to ACC

ACC system changes: As you may know, ACC is undergoing a significant transformation, not only in the way we work with levy payers, providers and claimants,…
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27 Feb 2018

Kapiti Coast Airport Open Day this Saturday

Kāpiti and Porirua local business professionals are being invited to get behind the daily flight service from Paraparaumu to Auckland and support the Open Day…
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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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