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Award Winning Entrepreneur to speak at Kāpiti Women in Business Event
October 7, 2020
Naomi Ballantyne, award winning financial services entrepreneur and the longest serving CEO in the insurance industry, will speak at the Kāpiti Chamber of Commerce, Women in Business Lunch on 15 October 2020. Jacinda Thorn, Chair of Kāpiti Chamber of Commerce, says Women in Business events provide inspirational sp... More...

Kāpiti Chamber Hosts Election Debate
September 3, 2020
The Kāpiti Chamber of Commerce has announced the hosting of their triennial business debate prior to this year's election. The Chamber is hosting what is set to be a really informative and valuable event that will feature some of the candidates running for election in the Ōtaki constituency. Date - Wednesday 16th Sep... More...

Kāpiti businesses feature in regional awards
September 3, 2020
Judges have announced ten Kāpiti businesses are finalists in the Electra Business and Innovation Awards, with the winners in each category to be announced at an event on 9 October. Established in 1993, the Electra Business and Innovation Awards are one of the longest running regional business awards in New Zealand. ... More...

Kāpiti Business expands through region
August 27, 2020
Kāpiti business We Love Local, specialising in gift boxes, is expanding to cover more of the Greater Wellington region. The wooden boxes themselves are unique, with most crafted by The Shed Project - a local organisation in Kāpiti who are working to improve the lives of differently-abled people. The socially-consci... More...

WellingtonNZ has $3.94 million available for regional business support
August 26, 2020
WellingtonNZ has established a Business Recovery Team to help connect Wellington regional business owners to expert advice and support. This funding, available through the Regional Business Partner Network, allows businesses to access up to $5,000 in vouchers to access expert advisory services for anything from fina... More...

Nicola Todd for Business Breakfast
August 23, 2020
The Electra Kāpiti Business Breakfast on September 2 will be hosting local and Wellington Regional Business Awards Supreme Winner, Cuttriss Consultants. The guest speaker is Nicola Todd, a Director since 2007, who will chart out their business journey of 70 years. In 2019, Cuttriss Consultants won the Wellington Reg... More...

Kāpiti 50+ Entrepreneurs back in action
August 23, 2020
Angela Robertson from 50Plus Entrepreneurs says Council has confirmed the group can hold their 31st August Network Meeting if we remain at Level 2 or drop back to Level 1, as the meeting room is plenty big enough to accommodate the group. Ms Robertson says they will do away with the tables to maintain safe distancin... More...

COVID-19 Resurgence Wage Subsidy
August 18, 2020
A two-week COVID-19 Resurgence Wage Subsidy payment will be available nationally for employers, including self-employed people, who are financially impacted by the resurgence of COVID-19 and changes to COVID Alert Levels.Here's what you need to know:You must have ha... More...

Kāpiti Women in Business Lunch
August 12, 2020
The Kāpiti Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Kāpiti Women in Business lunch on August 20 which will feature three keynote speakers who are all local businesswomen.A Chamber spokesperson says they are thrilled to have these three speaker coming to share with us over... More...

Kāpiti businesses shine in Wellington Gold Awards
August 6, 2020
Three Kāpiti companies have been announced as finalists in the Wellington Gold Awards which highlight the contribution businesses make to the region's economy, and showcase talent and capability in the sector.Digital gaming company Garphill Games, creative enti... More...

Ōtaki land sale aiming for jobs and growth
August 2, 2020
Kāpiti Council-owned land in Ōtaki has gone on the market this week in a move Council says will meet the needs of businesses looking to own their premises.Kāpiti Council is selling two parcels of land on Riverbank Rd Extension which are no longer required ... More...

Record entries for Kāpiti & Horowhenua Business Awards
July 27, 2020
Plenty of local businesses, large and small, have had to battle through the impacts of Covid-19. However the resilience of so many is apparent with the Electra Business & Innovation Awards announcing this year's entries are higher than ever recorded.Businesses acros... More...

Paraparaumu Business Group say Gateway Flawed
July 27, 2020
Paraparaumu Beach Business Association (PBBA) Chair Sharon Hunter says both the Kāpiti Island Gateway Project Proposal to the Provincial Growth Fund and the public consultation process are deeply flawed. The business community at Paraparaumu Beach is a short walk fr... More...

Kāpiti Chamber BA5 with Superminx
July 19, 2020
The Kāpiti Coast Chamber of Commerce invites Members and Non-Members to their Business After Five networking programme.Date: Wednesday 22nd July 2020Time: 5.30pm to 7pmLocation: Joe & Joy, 11 Mahara Place, WaikanaeCost: Members Free - note to Member's: ... More...

Cyber Crime Gangs and Ransomware
July 17, 2020
Cyber crime gangs are still out in force and Kāpiti's risk management expert Richard Andrewes says the public and businesses need to be aware of the latest problem Ransomware."There has been a fast-moving trend in the ransomware scene," says Mr Andrewes. "We have... More...

Time for Small Business Cashflow Scheme extended
July 9, 2020
The time for applications to the Small Business Cashflow Scheme has been extended until the end of the year.Businesses now have until 31 December to apply.As of 1 July 2020, almost 90,000 businesses have applied for more than $1.5 billion in loans from the Sche... More...

Kāpiti Coast Business Network
July 6, 2020
The Kāpiti Chamber of Commerce is inviting businesses along to the Kāpiti Coast Business Network meeting on July 13. Date: Monday 13 July 2020Time: 5.15pm to 7pmVenue: Tuatara Brewery Tap Room7 Sheffield Street, ParaparaumuNo need to register... More...

Front Room Series features Tracey Jones
Kāpiti businesswoman Tracey Jones is hosting a webinar this week as part of the Coming to your Front Room series organised by the Kāpiti Chamber of Commerce and the Kāpiti Coast District Council.Tracey is the Managing Director of Tracey Jones Insurance Excellence, she s... More...

Business Breakdowns Barker Style
April 6, 2020
The Business news with Ronnie Barker And finally...It is with great sadness that I have to mention the loss of a few local businesses.A local Bra Shop has gone bust.A Mining Company has gone under.A manufacturer of food blenders has gone into liquidation.... More...

Strategy to foster Kāpiti Economy
June 27, 2020
An advisory group of local business representatives working collaboratively with the Kāpiti Coast District Council ... More...

Harnessing the Power of the Internet
June 25, 2020
Kāpiti's Richard Calkin is the man who literally wrote the book on Internet Marketing, not once but three times.Firs... More...

Front Room Series - Maintaining & Growing personal wealth
June 17, 2020
Coming to your Front Room is a series of Zoom meetings aimed at connec... More...

Kāpiti Chamber optimistic
June 17, 2020
Only 35% of Kāpiti's local businesses were able to operate in Level 2 fully, but the local economy is optimistic ab... More...

Kāpiti Electra Business Breakfast Goes Virtual - Episode 2
June 1, 2020
The Kāpiti Electra Business Breakfast is still operating in Alert Leve... More...

2020 - is the year of innovation
May 13, 2020
Electra Business & Innovation Awards have launched their new look for 2020.This year has been like no other in so ma... More...

Kāpiti Businesses adapting to Covid-19
May 11, 2020
Prominent Kāpiti businesswoman Sonya Jackson says being creative and adaptive will be vital for the business community a... More...

Business Support Network Launched for Kāpiti
April 20, 2020
Local businesses who have been impacted by the COVID-19 lockdown can now turn to professional advisers in Kāpiti for fre... More...

Kāpiti Chamber offers positive community stories
April 1, 2020
Kāpiti Chamber of Commerce chair Jacinda Thorn says as we are nearing ... More...

The Genius Guide to Remote Working
April 1, 2020
Kāpiti's Lisa Addy, a consultant with BSI People Skills, says as more countries are going into lockdown and enforcing qu... More...

Covid19 and your Business
March 23, 2020
In response to COVID-19 the Government is acting to support the economy. The $12.1 billion package includes:- a wage sub... More...

Kāpiti BNI chapters have plenty to offer
March 15, 2020
BNI Gold Coast held a very successful Visitors Day last week, attracting 15 Kāpiti businesses to check out what BNI has ... More...

2020 Minimum Wage Increase
March 8, 2020
On April 1 the adult minimum wage increases $1.20 to $18.90 an hour - an additional $48 per week before tax for an emplo... More...

Change and growth ahead for Kāpiti
February 20, 2020
The Electra Business Breakfast Kāpiti is hosting two speakers at the March breakfast, Brendan Duffy Chair Business ... More...

Kāpiti Chamber calls for faster action on Roads
February 2, 2020
The Kāpiti Coast Chamber of Commerce welcomes news the Government wil... More...

Two business leaders appointed to Kāpiti board
February 2, 2020
The Kāpiti Chamber of Commerce board has appointed two new emergi... More...

Storyteller for Business Breakfast
November 27, 2019
Storyteller Steve LaHood is the guest speaker at the next Electra Business Breakfast.Date And TimeWed, 4 December 20... More...

Strong Leadership Needed to Improve Economic Outcomes for Kāpiti
November 22, 2019
New data shows Kāpiti is tracking behind New Zealand averages for... More...

Having a Challenging BUT Courageous Conversation
September 25, 2019
Management Skills 101: Having a Challenging BUT Courageous Conversatio... More...

KEDA Annual General Meeting - all welcome
August 20, 2019
The Annual General Meeting of the Kāpiti Economic Development Agency Incorporated (KEDA) will be held on MONDAY 26 AUGUS... More...

Kāpiti 50+ Entrepreneur Network Meeting
July 26, 2019
A friendly reminder that the next 'Enterprising at 50 Plus Network' meeting is on: Monday 29th July... More...

Free Kāpiti PopUp Business School
Following on from the success of the inaugural Kāpiti PopUp Business School in 2018, the free ten-day business cour... More...

Startup Weekend Kāpiti
May 11, 2019
Kāpiti Startup Weekend allows you to create a startup in just 54 hours collaborating with a group of motivated individua... More...

Kāpiti Coast Enterprising at 50Plus
April 17, 2019
The Kāpiti Coast is a thriving part of our economy and it has its fair share of entrepreneurs who are 50 Plus.Three ... More...

Success Test for Kāpiti Businesses
April 11, 2019
Coming up with an innovative idea and going into business for yourself is an exciting prospect, although it is also a ti... More...

2019 Minimum Wage Increase
March 29, 2019
On April 1, 2019 the adult minimum wage increases $1.20 to $17.70 an hour - this equates to a wage increase of 7% or an ... More...

Kāpiti Business Help Needed for Local Scene Live Aid
March 21, 2019
Kāpiti businessman and Musician Marc Hamilton and fellow muso AJ Craws... More...

Keda Project Showcase
March 14, 2019
Join us on 25 March, 7-9pm at the Kāpiti Boating Club for our very first Project Showcase.KEDA's (Kāpiti Economic Develo... More...

Kāpiti gets Smart-Start Workshop
March 14, 2019
Going into business for yourself is an exciting prospect, although it is also a time to carefully consider what lies ahe... More...

Kāpiti Roading Decisions will have Decades-Long Impact
March 13, 2019
Kāpiti Chamber of Commerce Chair Heather Hutchings says the recent dec... More...

Employment 101: Everything you need to know about hiring
March 8, 2019
A free training seminar to give you the knowledge and tools to hire th... More...

1 in 4 New Zealanders Connect with MSD
March 3, 2019
The Electra Business Breakfast Kāpiti is hosting Katie Brosnahan, the Regional Commissioner for Ministry of Social Deve... More...

Julene Hope on District Leaders Group
February 27, 2019
Julene Hope, Deputy Chair of the Kāpiti Coast Chamber of Commerce has been appointed to the Kāpiti District Le... More...

Kāpiti Business Clinic to be hosted by Kāpiti Chamber and WREDA
February 15, 2019
Are you a Kāpiti Coast Chamber of Commerce member business focused on ... More...

Kāpiti Enterprising at 50+
February 5, 2019
People are not only living longer, they want to be active for longer, looking after themselves for longer, engaged with ... More...

Award Winners on Show at Kāpiti Business Breakfast
January 26, 2019
Friday 8 February 20197.15am to 8.45am - Southward Car Museum$... More...

Kāpiti Chamber claims major impact from Interchange decision
January 25, 2019
Decisions to scrap the Peka Peka Interchange and reduce the Expressway... More...

Kāpiti Business Confidence Survey
December, 2018
The Kāpiti Chamber of Commerce is conducting a Business Confidence Survey and your feed back is welcome.How is business ... More...

Lack of Progress on Economic Development in Kāpiti
Chairperson of the Kāpiti Economic Development Agency (KEDA), Liz Koh,... More...

Chamber Chair - Heather Hutchings
Welcome to October 2018, daylight saving has arrived, and Christmas is now just around the corner.I would like to co... More...

Kāpiti Chamber hosts BA5
Kāpiti Chamber of Commerce is staging a BA5 hosted by Rutherford & Bond Toyota.Wednesday 26 September, 5.30 to 7.00pm... More...

Small firms confidence sinks in June quarter
July 21, 2018
Business confidence among small firms fell to a nine-year low in the June quarter, according to ANZ's quarterly Business... More...

Climate Change on the menu for Kāpiti
July 10, 2018
The Electra Business Breakfast is hosting Professor James Renwick of Victoria University of Wellington and Member of Low... More...

Kāpiti mortgage broker Craig Pope makes top 10
July 1, 2018
Kāpiti mortgage broker Craig Pope has been named as one of the country... More...

Kāpiti Chamber workshop on Campaigning with Social Media
June 6, 2018
Kāpiti Chamber invites you to a learning & development workshopCam... More...

Revealing the Hidden Jewel in the Kāpiti Island Crown
May 30, 2018
Electra Business BreakfastRevealing the Hidden Jewel in the Kā... More...

Simon Bridges is Kāpiti Chamber Speaker
May 24, 2018
The Kāpiti Chamber of Commerce is hosting a lunch with the Leader of the Opposition, Spokesperson for National Security ... More...

KEDA underlines importance of Economic Development in Kāpiti
May 11, 2018
The Kāpiti Coast has the potential to be one of the fastest growing re... More...

Small firms confidence lifts slightly
April, 2018
Business confidence among small firms picked up slightly in the March quarter, but remained low after nose-diving in Dec... More...

Kāpiti marks International Women's Day as tech numbers grow
March 6, 2018
The worm has turned in the tech world as a wave of females are joining... More...

Kāpiti Economic Development Leadership Group scrapped
February 9, 2018
After nearly a year of leading discussion the Kāpiti Economic Developm... More...

Kāpiti Chamber invite to Timeless Principles of Exceptional Businesses
Feb 8, 2018
Timeless Principles of Exceptional BusinessesPresented by: Daryl N... More...

Kāpiti Chamber and Rotary to host International Women's Day Event
February 2, 2018
The Kāpiti Chamber of Commerce Women in Business and Kāpiti Rotary are... More...

Easter Trading hits Kāpiti
January 31, 2018
Employment expert Julia Palmer of Star People HR & Recruitment in Kāpiti says the Kāpiti Coast District Council's decisi... More...

Digital media for Coastlands
January 25, 2018
oOh!media has rolled out 16 new retail panels at Coastlands shopping centre, as part of a long-term agreement with New Z... More...

Kāpiti Business Breakfast Graham Norton Style
January 25, 2018
The next Kāpiti Electra Business Breakfast Kāpiti promises something different as it will be hosting winners from the 20... More...

Kāpiti in queue for Tourism Dollars
Kāpiti and Horowhenua districts have both shown increasing numbers of tourists in the last year and both Councils are no... More...

New Leader for WREDA
December 18, 2017
The Greater Wellington Region's economic agency WREDA has appointed a new leader to begin in April of the new year.Lance... More...

Kāpiti Mayor being a non-Profit Prophet
December 9, 2017
A week is a long time in politics. Last week Kāpiti Mayor K Gurunathan was sounding like some Old Testament prophet of d... More...

Helping Staff with Drinking Limits
November 30, 2017
With plenty of celebrations ahead it is important for employers to help staff know their limits this festive season.... More...

Kāpiti features in Kiwi Business Heroes Awards for 2017
November 28, 2017
Local businesses NZ Proud Property Maintenance and Signcraft Kāpiti ha... More...

Council favours Easter Sunday Trading
November 23, 2017
The Kāpiti Coast District Council's Strategy and Policy Committee yesterday voted to recommend that the Council allow Ea... More...

Kāpiti Women's Expo Draws Crowds
19 November, 2017
The recent Kāpiti Women's Expo held at the Kāpiti Community Centre in Paraparaumu was a huge success with the venue busy... More...

New Board ready to Elevate Ōtaki
November 15, 2017
If you live in Kāpiti or you are just passing through you'd be hard pressed not to notice the hive of activity on t... More...

Biodiesel co-op launches in Kāpiti
November 9, 2017
A group of friends are forming a biodiesel co-op in Kāpiti, New Zealand, to reduce waste and lower their greenhouse gas ... More...

Award Winner Glen Mattingley Values BNI
November 1, 2017
The concept of BNI (Business Network International) is very popular in Kāpiti with two well established chapters and ano... More...

Eddie Winkel Elected to Hall of Fame
October 20, 2017
Leading Kāpiti Real Estate manager Eddie Winkel has been inducted into the Professionals Hall of Fame at a ceremony last... More...

Is New Zealand Corruption Free - Find out at Electra Kāpiti Business Breakfast
November 1, 2017
Not one single country, anywhere in the world, is corruption-free tr... More...

Kāpiti hosts Age and Work Seminars
October 11, 2017
Kāpiti Business Projects was kept on its toes last week as it ran the Age & Work seminars from 3-5 Oct in association wi... More...

Some Sound Business Advice
September 15, 2017
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The Challenge That Will Not Go Away
September 12, 2017
Electra Business Breakfast - Geoff Pearman, Partners in ChangeWednesday 4 October 20177.15am to 8.45amSouthward ... More...

Kāpiti set for a New Breed of Entrepreneurs
September 7, 2017
A New Breed of Entrepreneurs Make way for the Senior EntrepreneurThursday 5 October, 10.30am to 12pmLight refr... More...

Kāpiti economy heads Wellington region
September 3, 2017
The Kāpiti Coast economy continues to shine with GDP growth up 4.9% during the June year, 2.3% higher than the Wellingto... More...

Kāpiti is the Creative Coast
29 August, 2017
Kāpiti has long been known as a haven for creative people, whether that be in the arts, industry or education.Peter ... More...

Infometrics shows Kāpiti economy booming
August 29, 2017
Ōtaki MP Nathan Guy has welcomed a new report showing Kāpiti's economy is booming with strong growth, increased tourism ... More...

Kāpiti Coast Business Network - All Welcome
August 29, 2017
Kāpiti Chamber of Commerce invites you to their Kāpiti Coast Business Network:Date: Monday 11 September 2017Time: 5.... More...

Tax seminars and workshops in Paraparaumu - Next session 18 September
August 15, 2017
Introduction to business seminarsStarting a business? Come to our free... More...

Looking Forward at the Electra Business Breakfast
August 29, 2017
Wednesday 6 September 20177.15am to 8.45amSouthward Car Museum... More...

Silent Challenge to Business Leaders
1 August, 2017
The National Foundation for the Deaf is calling for registrations for its annual online fundraising event on the 4 Augus... More...

IRD Survey for Business Owners
August 1, 2017
Inland Revenue NZ for Business SurveyCalling all business owners! We want to hear from you about what it's like to run a... More...

Kāpiti Attracting International Brands
August 1, 2017
Several international businesses have announced their arrival into Kāpiti, and there is the prospect of more to follow.C... More...

Air New Zealand To Brief Kāpiti Businesses
22 July, 2017
Kāpiti businesses will have the opportunity to hear first-hand about Air New Zealand's plans for Kāpiti at a special bus... More...

Kāpiti Chamber business events coming up
20 July, 2017
We have compiled a summary of business events coming up with the Kāpiti Chamber of Commerce in the next couple of months... More...

International talent coming to Kāpiti
19 July, 2017
What do Kāpiti and Seattle have in common? On first glance, not much, but at the end of July, both would have held event... More...

Kāpiti Horticulture to benefit from new agreement
14 July, 2017
Kāpiti's thriving horticulture business will be better protected follo... More...

Kāpiti serves up Bagrie for Breakfast
14 July, 2017
Guest speaker at the August 8 Kāpiti Electra Business Breakfast Cameron Bagrie has worked as an economist in New Zealand... More...

New Stats on Kāpiti Business Growth
6 July, 2017
Around 80 business people attended the Electra Business Breakfast yesterday morning at southwards expecting to hear what... More...

Economic Development: Feast or Famine in Kāpiti?
29 June, 2017
Electra Business Breakfast KāpitiEconomic Development: Feast or Fa... More...

Kāpiti to get new BNI chapter
June 12, 2017
Can You Say No to a Chance to Grow Your Business Referrals and Turnover? "I am excited to announce that I am put... More...

Profile: Kāpiti 'Mover and Shaker' Rick Goodman
June 4, 2017
Rick Goodman: Iconic Company Owner and Community SupporterBorn in Lowe... More...

Kāpiti Coast Business Network
June 4, 2017
Connect & Network Kāpiti Coast Business NetworkKāpiti Coast Business Network: Mon 12 Jun 2017Time: 5.15pm to 7pm... More...

Kāpiti Business Awards Welcomes New Board Members
May 2017
Business Kāpiti Horowhenua ('BKH'), the organisation responsible for o... More...

Invite to Kāpiti Chamber Network Meeting
May 2017
Kāpiti Chamber of Commerce invites you to theirKāpiti Coast Business NetworkDate: Monday 8 May 2017Time: 5.1... More...

From the Chair with Heather Hutchings
May 2017
Welcome to our May Newsletter. By now you will have recovered from the end of year financial year stock take and putting... More...

Biz Buddy Kāpiti Launch
May 2017
You are invited to attend BIZ BUDDY NETWORX KAPITILAUNCH EVENINGTUESDAY 9th MAY 2017 Venue: Hi... More...

New group to provide leadership on Kāpitis economic future
May 2017
The Kāpiti Council has established a new group to lead discussion and ... More...

Kāpiti businesses to be impacted by tax changes
May 2017
Kāpiti has hundreds of small businesses with contractor arrangements a... More...

Will Airport Extension Take Off
April 2017
The Electra Business Breakfast Kāpiti is delighted to be hosting Steve Sanderson, Chief Executive Officer of Wellington ... More...

Kāpiti BA5 with Steven Joyce
April 2017
BA5 with Hon Steven JoyceThe Kāpiti Chamber invites you to join the Hon Steven Joyce at a BA5, to hear from the Mini... More...

Creating Value - Horowhenua BA5 with Henry van der Heyden
April 2017
Creating Value -How governance and leadership enable transformational ... More...

Kāpiti Horowhenua Business Awards Provide Real Commercial Value
April 2017
Entries for the 2017 Electra Kāpiti Horowhenua Business Awards will op... More...

Kāpiti Business Network for April
March 2017
Kāpiti Chamber of Commerce invites you to their Kāpiti Coast Business Network.No need to registerJust arriveNo e... More...

Environmental risks make your business vulnerable, insurer says
March 2017
Kāpiti has seen an increase in the number of pollution and contaminati... More...

Keeping your Mind on the Job
March 2017
Wednesday 5 April 20177.15am to 8.45amSouthward Car Museum$25 (incl GST) per personThe more successful you a... More...

Kāpiti to lead growth for Wellington Region
March 2017
The Prime Minister has praised the new Kāpiti Expressway, calling it a platform for growth across the Wellington region ... More...

Kāpiti Chamber Chair Chats
March 2017
Kāpiti is set to reap the business benefits from the new Mackays to Peka Peka Expressway and like many in our community,... More...

Kāpiti Tech Businesses urged to focus on risk management
March 2017
The Kāpiti Coast has produced many innovative tech businesses over the... More...

Kāpiti Business Network Invitation
March 2017
Kāpiti Chamber invites you to their Kāpiti Coast Business NetworkDate: Monday 13 March 2017Time: 5.15pm to 7pmSp... More...

Prime Minister is Kāpiti lunch guest
March 2017
The Kāpiti Chamber of Commerce is inviting guests to join the Prime Minister and leader of the National Party, the Rt Ho... More...

Professional meeting rooms available
March 2017
Look professional by booking a meeting in one of our modern meeting rooms for your next client meeting, or strategy plan... More...

WREDA chief as breakfast speaker
February 2017
Electra Business Breakfast KāpitiWellington Regional Economic Development AgencyChris Whelan, Inaugural Chief Ex... More...

Electra Business Breakfast hosts Winners
January 2017
Wednesday 1 February 20177.15am to 8.45amSouthward Car Museum$25 (incl GST) per personThe Electra Business B... More...

Shopping Local for Christmas Works Best
December 2016
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Kāpiti Quake Building Risks Ongoing
December 2016
While Kāpiti fared reasonably well during the resent large earthquake there are still many serious quake related issues ... More...

Kāpiti Council helps food service businesses
December 2016
Kāpiti Coast Council hosted a successful training session for food service providers to help businesses stay up to speed... More...

Good weather ahead small firms show confidence
October 2016
Spring is in the air for New Zealand's small businesses, many of who a... More...

Kāpiti can make the most of cyber security skills shortages
October 2016
New Zealand is facing a security skills shortage, NZTech chief executi... More...

Kāpiti - The times, they are a Changin'
October 2016
Electra Business Breakfast - KāpitiDemographic Change: What does it Mean for our Population, Economy and Business... More...

Tackling Tough Conversations with Staff - TA5
October 2016
Kāpiti Chamber invites you to TA5: Tackling Tough Conversationswith Staff presented by Melanie Davis, OurHR.Date: We... More...

Locals share the spoils at Electra Business Awards
September 2016
The Kāpiti/Wellington franchise of the hugely successful G.J. Gardner ... More...

Chief Economist Cameron Bagrie - Business Breafast Speaker
September 2016
Electra Business Breakfast KāpitiTesting for Irregularities: Econo... More...

Health and Safety lessons from Pike River for all businesses
August 2016
The types of failures that led to the Pike River mine tragedy can be f... More...

Kāpiti Chamber's TA5: Health & Safety Gets Practical
August 2016
TA5: Health & Safety Gets PracticalPresented by: Martin Laurs of B... More...

Record entries received for Customer Choice Awards
July 2016
Entries in the 2016 Electra Kāpiti Horowhenua Business Awards have clo... More...

Digital Journey brings Stuart Dillon-Roberts to Kāpiti Breakfast
June 2016
Electra Business Breakfast KāpitiBe Part of the Kāpiti Digital Jou... More...

Kāpiti Coast Business Network
June 2016
Kāpiti Chamber invites you to their Kāpiti Coast Business NetworkDate: Monday 13 June 2016Time: 5.15pm to 7pm... More...

Kāpiti Business Breakfast - Andrew Little on How to Restore the Kiwi Dream
April 2016
Electra Business Breakfast KāpitiHow to Restore the Kiwi Dream - W... More...

Where's Wally - here in Kāpiti of Course
April 2016
International Women's Day, 8th of March 2016 was widely celebrated in New Zealand, but in case you missed it, pencil Kap... More...

Kāpiti Photographers asked to Click Here
March 2016
The Kāpiti Coast Chamber of commerce is seeking a contract photographer to cover Kāpiti Coast Chamber events and portrai... More...

Times up for zero-hour contracts
March 2016
Changes to employment law will ban so-called zero-hour contracts. effective from 1 April 2016.If you're an employer in K... More...

Revenue Generation by Laurel McLay - Business Breakfast Guest
March 2016
Electra Business Breakfast KāpitiRevenue Generation by Laurel McLa... More...

Kāpiti Chamber in Exclusive Business Boost Package Prize Draw
March 2016
Through our special partnership with Air New Zealand we have an exclus... More...

New Face on the Electra Business Breakfast Menu
March 2016
Electra says it is delighted to announce that from 1 April 2016 Kāpiti... More...

Jacqui Ferrel at Kāpiti Electra Business Breakfast
January 2016
To kick off the 2016 Electra Business Breakfasts (Wednedsay 3 February... More...

Kāpiti Business Network to meet
December 2015
Kāpiti Chamber of Commerce invites you to their Kāpiti Coast Business NetworkDate: Monday 14 December 2015Time: ... More...

Kāpiti/Horowhenua Business Award Winners and Finalists
October 2015
Some people dream of success. Others get up everyday and work hard fo... More...

Women in Business Lunch with Laurel McLay
October 2015
DATE: Wednesday 28 October 2015VENUE: Southward Car MuseumTIME: 12pm to 2pmCOST: Members $25 - Non Members $... More...

Hall of Fame Laureate announced
October 2015
Johnston Mac Tatana: Hard Working Businessman and Community LeaderOn his fifteenth birthday Mac Tatana left secondary sc... More...

John OSullivan: Visionary Entrepreneur
October 2015
John O'Sullivan grew up in Kāpiti and attended St Patrick's School and Kāpiti College before completing his secondary st... More...

Kāpiti Coast Business Network
October 2015
Kāpiti Coast Business NetworkDate: Monday 12 October 2015Time: 5.15 to 7pmVenue: Club Vista32 Marine Par... More...

Kāpiti Chamber Events Calendar
October 2015
Mon 12 Oct Kāpiti Coast Business NetworkClub Vista, no charge, all welcome, 5.15pm to 7pmFive Minute Presentat... More...

New Event to Celebrate Business Awards Finalists from 1994-2015
October 2015
Organisers of the Electra Kāpiti Horowhenua Business Awards have teame... More...

Mark Ternent on the IT Business Advantage
October 2015
Kāpiti Chamber invites you to TA5 - How IT Adds Business AdvantagePresented by Mark TernentDate: Wednesday 14 Oc... More...

Kevin Currie on the menu for Electra Business Breakfast
September 2015
The October 7 Electra Business Breakfast will feature KCDC Regulatory ... More...

Inspiring speaker for WIB Lunch
August 2015
Women in Business LunchDATE: Wednesday 26 August 2015VENUE: Southward Car MuseumTIME: 12pm to 2pmCOST: M... More...

Most Kāpiti businesses will have no say on health and safety
July 2015
Most Kāpiti Coast business will not be able to have a say in looking a... More...

Health and safety law changes impact businesses
July 2015
Changes to health and safety (H&S) laws are a step closer, with a sele... More...

BA5 hosted by Indelible
July 2015
Kāpiti Chamber invites you to a BA5 hosted by IndelibleDate:Wednesday 29 July 2015 @ 5.30pmVenue:Southward Car M... More...

Kāpiti-founded business wins Cyber Gold Award
July 2015
Aura RedShield Security (previously Aura RedEye Security), an Ōtaki-ba... More...

Kāpiti Coast Business Network - all welcome
July 15
Kāpiti Chamber invites you to their Kāpiti Coast Business NetworkDate: Monday 13 July 2015Time: 5.15 to 7pmVenue... More...

July Business Breakfast speaker - Cameron Bagrie, Chief Economist, ANZ
July 2015
Cameron travels extensively providing economic and financial advice to... More...

Kāpiti Chamber Presents
June 2015
Kāpiti Chamber of Commerce invites you to TA5 Health & SafetyPresented by Adrienne PrydeHealth & Safety ... More...

Lesley Kennedy - Maven International at Business Breakfast
June 2015
KAPITI JUNE ELECTRA BUSINESS BREAKFASTLesley Kennedy - Maven Interna... More...

WREDA all about it at Business Breakfast
April 2015
With Wellington struggling for attention from central government as a result of Auckland being a 'super city', wil... More...

Goodmans Contractors feature at Kāpiti Business Breakfast
January 2015
KAPITI FEBRUARY ELECTRA BUSINESS BREAKFASTGoodman's Contractors ... More...

Kāpiti Hire a Hubby couple champion franchisees
December 2014
Dave and Shelley Coley helped put Kāpiti in the spotlight at the recen... More...

Kāpiti Business Breakfast to wrap up busy year
December 2014
To wrap up what has been a very busy year, we have invited a couple of... More...

Kāpiti Coast Business Network meeting
November 2014
Kāpiti Chamber of Commerce invites you to attend their Kāpiti Coast Business NetworkDate: Monday 8 December 2014... More...

Stellar lineup for new WREDA Board
November 2014
The eight people selected to the inaugural Board of the Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency (WREDA) are a st... More...

A warm welcome to the LongBeach BA5
November 2014
Come to the LongBeach BA5Wednesday 26 November at 5.30pmBrought to you by the Kāpiti Chamber of CommerceTodd and... More...

More women in ICT internship roles beats national industry level
November 2014
A new record for female tertiary students being placed in paid interns... More...

Greater Wellington tech stars continue to shine
October 2014
Greater Wellington's status as New Zealand's high tech capital has bee... More...

Kāpiti Chamber of Commerce in Great Shape
October 2014
Chair of the Kāpiti Coast Chamber of Commerce, Liz Koh, in her report to members at the recent Chamber AGM, highlighted ... More...

Kāpiti November Electra Business Breakfast
October 2014
Guest Speaker at the Kāpiti November (Wed 5th) Electra Business Breakfast is Richard Shirtcliffe, CEO of Tuatara Brewery... More...

WREDA to boost Wellington Region's economic growth
October 2014
Greater Wellington Regional Council has voted to combine its economic ... More...

Kāpiti Coast Business Network - all welcome
October 2014
Kāpiti Chamber of Commerce invites you to their: Kāpiti Coast Business NetworkDate: Monday 13 October 2014Time: ... More...

Kāpiti College - calling all employers
August 2014
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Business Breakfast - Back to the Future
May 2014
What will tourists look like in 3 years' time, and what will the Kāpiti Coast need to provide if we still want people to... More...

Kāpiti February Electra Business Breakfast - Kelly McKay HMC Kāpiti
January 2014
Described by the judges in the Electra Business Awards as having "smar... More...

Resolving disputes the FairWay
November 2013
Effective from 1 November 2013, Dispute Resolution Services Limited (DRSL) will change its name to FairWay Resolution Li... More...

Kāpiti November Electra Business Breakfast
November 2013
Guest speaker: Ian Collier - Air New Zealand It has been two years since Air New Zealand commenced its daily Kāpiti Coas... More...

Kāpiti Business membership committee appointed
The recently appointed membership committee of the Kāpiti Coast Busine... More...

Kāpiti September Electra Business Breakfast
August 2013
Guest Speaker - Rosalie Nelson: Manager, Market Strategy and Insight at Chorus.With the very obvious work taking pla... More...

Students to get on the ground access to regions top business minds
August 2013
The Wellington Regional Strategy (WRS) Committee has teamed up with Vi... More...

Succession Planning
July 2013
It can take a lifetime to build a successful business. But figures show that more than three-quarters of founders litera... More...

Employers wanted for Youth Employment Survey
July 2013
The Kāpiti Chamber of Commerce is asking that employers take part in a 'business stocktake' project to uncover attitudes... More...

Kāpiti Chamber - from the Chair
July 2013
New this year for the Electra Business Awards is a 'customer choice' category where you can get your customers to vote f... More...

Kāpiti Coast Business Network - connecting locals
July 2013
Around 40 small local businesses got together to get to know more abou... More...

Amalgamation of Kāpiti Business Groups announced
July 2013
Kāpiti Coast Business Network chair Des Morgan has announced a merger ... More...

One of Kāpitis most succsessful business women to speak at Business Breakfast
July 2013
Katherine Corich, founder of the Sysdoc Group, will be speaking at the... More...

Nineteen Kāpiti Businesses invite Customers To Vote
July 2013
From Monday (8th July 2013), nineteen retail and service businesses wi... More...

Word Of Mouth Is Still The Best Form Of Marketing
July 2013
Introducing the Kāpiti Coast Business Network. A group of local Kāpiti... More...

Kāpiti July Electra Business Breakfast Gerard Quinn, CEO Grow Wellington
July 2013
Grow Wellington's role is to help businesses in the Wellington region ... More...

Practical Branding for Small / Medium sized businesses
June 6, 2013
These days branding plays an influential role in converting potential ... More...

Kāpiti June Electra Business Breakfast Rod James, State Highway Manager, Wellington
May 2013
Rod James will give details of the Expressway project and how business... More...

ANZ pledges $500 million to boost business start-ups
May 2013
New Zealand risks becoming an "employment backwater" unless more is do... More...

Kāpiti Coast Business Network -Inaugural Meeting Highlights
May 2013
A hardy group of around 30 small local businesses braved the cold and ... More...

Free courses to grow your business
May 2013
Three Free courses to grow your business in May at the Clean Tech Centre in Ōtaki In May your business can learn... More...

New report shows economic potential for Kāpiti and Horowhenua regions
May 2013
Ōtaki MP Nathan Guy has welcomed a new report on the Wellington and Ma... More...

Kāpiti Chamber Board Appointments
May 2013
The Kāpiti Chamber of Commerce has announced its new Board."We are confident that this Board will be able to build o... More...

Kāpiti May Electra Business Breakfast Richard Mansell
April 2013
Richard Mansell will speak on the opportunities and challenges that fa... More...

New Star for Kāpiti Business world
A new star is born in the Kāpiti business world with the announcement of a merger between Kāpiti HR Services and Office ... More...

Small Business Support Group Launched In Kāpiti
April 2013
The purpose of Kāpiti Coast Business Network is to help local small bu... More...

Kāpiti Chamber chair highlights events
April 2013
There's a number of interesting courses and events promoted in this edition and we hope to continue bringing you this so... More...

Kāpiti April Electra Business Breakfast Evan Davies
April 2013
Economic development on the Kāpiti Coast take off time!Todd Property... More...

Local Business looking for crushing start to 2013
January 2013
SILACA GLASS CRUSHERS is supporting New Zealanders' love of the enviro... More...

Four Best Money Tips for Christmas
December 2012
Every Christmas it's the same story for many families; not enough money to go around, overspending and an aftermath of t... More...

Sirolli on the menu for Business Breakast
November 2012
We are delighted to bring to you a highly acclaimed and in demand, International speaker.Italian-born, Dr Ernesto Si... More...

Kāpiti Coast is set to prosper says Airport owner
November 2012
Chairman of the Kāpiti Coast Airport Sir Noel Robinson recently addres... More...

How to Recession-Proof Your Finances
October 2012
There is a direct link between how confident people feel about their financial situation and how much they spend. Th... More...

Ōtaki's Amelia Longuet to head Business and Government School
July 2012
The New Zealand School of Business and Government (SBG), which operate... More...

Winter luncheon warms up business community
July 2012
The annual Kāpiti Chamber of Commerce Winter Luncheon at Southwards Car Museum was once again a great success.Those who ... More...

Unlimiteds annual Investment Challenge is currently under way!
July 2012
Now in its sixth year the Unlimited Investment Challenge is open to es... More...

Business Awards season fast approaching
June 2012
It is fast approaching the time where our local business folks get to suit up and hit the red carpet for the 2012 Electr... More...

Business Breakfast - March 7
February 29
This is your reminder for the Electra Business Breakfast in Kāpiti on 7th March 2012.Please click on the link below to v... More...

Chamber chief goes to Church...
20 February
Kāpiti Coast Chamber of Commerce Chair, Mark Ternent, has acknowledged the effort Council is putting into economic devel... More...

Nature Coast sold short
December 12
Tim Wilson reportsRecent reports on the performance of Nature Coast Enterprise seem to be selling them well short of tru... More...

The True Cost of Lunch
December 4
People who complain about not having enough money to enjoy life are often guilty of spending their money on things that ... More...

Paying your Adviser
November 16
It seems it is only a matter of time before the payment of commission to financial advisers will be banned, and advisers... More...

Big is good at business networking event
June 1
A big turnout of over 100 people for the Kāpiti Chamber of Commerce May BA5 function, held at Mitre 10 Mega Kāpiti, were... More...

Nathan Guy - Business Breakfast Speaker
August 2014
PLEASE NOTE THE BREAKFAST WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAY 2 SEPTEMBER Nathan Guy is the MP for Ōtaki and the Minister for Primar... More...

Use of local businesses for local work
The Kāpiti Chamber encourages anyone requiring work done in Kāpiti to look to local businesses to do that work, wherever... More...

Is Property Still a Good Investment?
By Liz Koh
Tax changes for investment property came into force on 1 April this year, forcing many existing investors to review the ... More...

Tim Armstrong - Business Breakfast speaker (May 4)
23 April
Paraparaumu - Wednesday 4 May 2011Speaker: Tim ArmstrongEast H... More...

Rugby World Cup Be welcoming, be on the web says Chamber
10 April
The Kāpiti Chamber encourages Kāpiti businesses and people to "be open... More...

Ribbon Cutting
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Mitre 10 Mega opens in Kāpiti
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If I Had My Life to Live Over Again
22 March - By Liz Koh
There's a well-known piece of writing by Nadine Stair, an 85 year old from Kentucky, USA, called 'If I had my Life to Li... More...

Business training gets boost in Kāpiti
9 March
Nature Coast Enterprise Business Development Managers have been working closely with a number of businesses in the commu... More...

Chamber Summer Luncheon with Jerry Mateparae
8th March
What does it take to run an organization with some 14,570 employees, an operating budget of $2.3 billion and assets wort... More...

Greg Forsythe for Electra Biz Breakfast
8 March
The next Electra Business Breakfast Forum speaker, Greg Forsythe, is the Marketing Manager of NZ 2011 Office. It is sp... More...

Kāpiti design business in Australasian final
7 March
Local designer Heather Thorley of Colour Options is a finalist for the Australasian Dulux 2011 Colour Awards.Heather is ... More...

Business women keeping up to speed
8 March
Speed networking kicked-off recently for the Women in Business Network with around 50 women taking the opportunity to pr... More...

Christchurch recovery Kāpiti business support
1 March
Kāpiti Chamber of Commerce chair Mark Ternent says the New Zealand Cha... More...

Rare Insight Into Local IT Security Firm
3 March
An Ōtaki specialist IT security firm is sharing its winning ways through a case study that has just been published on th... More...

Paul Fong to address Electra Business Breakfast
1 March
For those who wish to attend the Electra Business Breakfast in Kāpiti ... More...

Liz Koh - Money Habits
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Kāpiti Coast Business Network - all welcome
January 2015
Kāpiti Chamber of Commerce is inviting anyone interested to attend their Kāpiti Coast Business Network.Date: Monday 9 Fe... More...

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