Air New Zealand to Brief Kapiti Businesses


Posted by Jacinda Thorn on 23 July 2017

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Local businesses will have the opportunity to hear first-hand about Air New Zealand’s plans for
Kapiti at a special business briefing being hosted next week by the Kapiti Coast Chamber of

Ian Collier, Air New Zealand Regional Manager, will update the local business community on how
to make the ‘Kapiti Story’ fly, and take advantage of our unique tourism opportunities.
Kapiti Coast Chamber of Commerce Chair, Heather Hutchings says the Kapiti Regional Airport will
play an important role in shaping the future of Kapiti.

“As a business community we are incredibly supportive of Air New Zealand’s place in Kapiti, and
how we can work together to make the most of the unprecedented opportunities for growth we

Air New Zealand will play an important role in our local economy as we take advantage of key
infrastructure like the Expressway coming online, and Transmission Gully due to be completed in
2020. We are thrilled they are taking time to speak to local businesses and share their vision for
Kapiti” says Heather Hutchings.

Kapiti Coast District Council’s Kevin Currie will also brief businesses on the Council's progress
around its ‘Open for Business’ programme and making the most of our more connected
communities, along with a strategic overview from David Webber, Chair of the Economic
Development Leadership Group.

Kapiti Coast Chamber of Commerce Chair Heather Hutchings and Co-Chair Juelene Hope will
also update members on the Chamber’s Advocacy work.

The Kapiti Coast Chamber of Commerce’s Business Briefing will be held on the 26th of July at
Kapiti Sports Pavilion, Mazengarb Road. Tickets can be purchased from here >>

For more information, please contact:

Jacinda Thorn, Public Relations | 027 3970616 |
Heather Hutchings, Chamber Chair | 021 0696 143 |