Wednesday 9 August 2017 - Economic growth, infrastructure and youth employment are high on the Kāpiti Coast Chamber of Commerce’s agenda for 2017, according to its election manifesto released this week. The Election Manifesto for the 2017 General Election comes ahead of the Chamber’s ‘Meet the Candidates’ event to be held on the 23rd of August at the Coast Community Church, which will be an opportunity for Kāpiti’s business community to put their questions to the candidates for Otaki and Mana Electorates.
Supporting Economic Growth in Kāpiti
A not-for-profit initiative to help 16-25 year olds to gain the skills required to secure local employment has been launched on the Kāpiti Coast.
Youth organization Zeal has secured the remainder of the $1,000,000 of funding needed to open a purpose-built, state-of the-art youth development centre in Kāpiti - continuing their mission of inspiring every young New Zealander through creativity.
New Zealand, Tuesday 20 June - The spotlight is on small business security, with the Government recently announcing a new $1.8 million fund to help shopkeepers fight aggravated robberies.
At its June meeting, Mr John Aburn after 11 years as Chair of Kapiti Retirement Trust’s Board of Trustees announced his retirement from the Board. His years of service to the Board also included a two year period in the early 2000s.
Entries in the 2017 Electra Kapiti Horowhenua Business Awards have closed 20 days ahead of schedule after organisers reached the maximum limit of 30 entries.
Finance and Infrastructure Minister, Hon Steven Joyce, has signalled his support for a new interchange servicing the Peka Peka and Te Horo communities, as part of the next stage of the Kapiti Expressway.
The first quarter of 2017 has seen the strongest growth outlook for small business in two years according to ANZ’s Business Micro Scope survey>>[http://info.scoop.co.nz/ANZ_Bank_New_Zealand_Limited].
Hon Steven Joyce will make his first visit to Kapiti as Finance Minister next week to speak to Kapitin based businesses, ahead of his first Budget in May.