We are pleased to provide regular and relevant videos about topics that are crucial for business to understand. These videos are posted live on the Chamber Facebook page here, as well as on our website to be watched at your convenience.


 

A Conversation with Hon Stuart Nash

Thursday 26 November 2020

Tune in for a conversation with Michael Barnett, CEO, and Hon Stuart Nash. Hear from the Minister on what he intends to do for small and medium businesses over the coming three years.

 

AN UPDATE FROM MICHAEL BARNETT

Monday 23 November 2020

Tune in for another weekly update from Michael Barnett with a wrap up form last week’s Awards and a conversation on what’s happening at our ports.

 

 

AN UPDATE FROM MICHAEL BARNETT

Monday 16 November 2020

Tune in for a Monday update from CEO Michael Barnett, discussing last week's Covid scare, a survey on the small business cashflow loan and the upcoming week at the Chamber. 

 

AN UPDATE FROM MICHAEL BARNETT

Monday 9 November 2020

Hear from CEO Michael Barnett on what's coming up this week at the Chamber and what resources members can access.

AN UPDATE FROM MICHAEL BARNETT

Monday 2 November 2020

New week, new update! Tune in to hear from CEO Michael Barnett in today’s update covering the announcement of Cabinet and what this means for business.

 

An Update from Michael Barnett

Wednesday 28 October 2020

Tune in for this week’s update from CEO Michael Barnett. He asks for your help with our last economic update of the year. 

 

A CONVERSATION WITH Helen White

Wednesday 14 October 2020

CEO Michael Barnett sits down with Helen White, Auckland Central Candidate for Labour in a Q&A covering what she plans to do for her elaborate and business if elected.

 

A Conversation with Emma Mellow

Wednesday 7 October 2020

CEO Michael Barnett sits down with Emma Mellow, National's candidate for Auckland Central. Tune in to hear what Emma plans to do for her electorate, and in particular for Auckland central businesses. 

 

A Conversation with HON PAUL GOLDSMITH

Monday 5 October 2020

Hear from Hon Paul Goldsmith, National’s Finance Spokesperson, in this Q&A with CEO Michael Barnett. Michael will put forward some questions to hear what National plan to do differently.

 

A CONVERSATION WITH THE MINISTER OF FINANCE

Thursday 1 October 2020

Tune in for a Q&A with CEO Michael Barnett and Minister of Finance, Hon Grant Robertson. What are the Minister’s plans for supporting business in the recovery and rebuild of the economy?

 

AN UPDATE FROM MICHAEL BARNETT

Monday 28 September 2020

Hear what’s going on at the Chamber this week, including the latest business news and details on several interviews as part of our election edition video series.

 

AN UPDATE FROM MICHAEL BARNETT

Monday 21 September 2020

Tune in for a Monday morning update from Michael Barnett covering what’s going on at the Chamber as we await the next alert level change.

 

END OF WEEK WRAP-UP

Friday 18 September 2020

Hear from Michael Barnett in this end-of-week wrap up, following a week with some of the worst economic news NZ has had in a long time.

AN UPDATE FROM MICHAEL BARNETT

Monday 14 September 2020

Watch this week’s CEO update from Michael Barnett, this time discussing the announcement of alert levels and what this means for business – one more week.

A conversation with Minister of Small Business

Monday 14 September 2020

Michael Barnett has a conversation with Minister of Small Business Hon Stuart Nash about what his party are doing for small and medium business.

 

AN UPDATE FROM MICHAEL BARNETT

Monday 7 September 2020

It’s time to start thinking about what we’ve learnt over the past month. Tune in to today’s update with Michael Barnett.

LATEST SURVEY RESULTS

Friday 4 September 2020

Tune in to hear the results of last week's survey which asked how business are faring after coming out of the latest lockdown.

EPISODE THREE: DEALING WITH STRESS AS A LEADER

Thursday 3 September 2020

Join Michael Barnett and Dr Hinemoa Elder for the final episode where they will cover some of the questions, we have received on how to manage well-being, mental health and stress in the workplace.

 

Episode Two: Dealing with Stress as a Business Leader

Friday 28 August 2020

Catch the Q&A session between Michael Barnett and Psychiatrist Dr Hinemoa Elder about how to  spot the signs of stress in ourselves and with others in the workplace.

 

EPISODE ONE: DEALING WITH STRESS AS A BUSINESS LEADER

Wednesday 26 August 2020

Catch the Q&A session between Michael Barnett and Psychiatrist Dr Hinemoa Elder about how to  spot the signs of stress in ourselves and with others in the workplace.

 

AN UPDATE FOLLOWING THE GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCEMENT

Monday 24 August 2020

A quick update from the Chamber on what you can do over the coming few days for your business as we wait for level three to end.

 

LATEST UPDATE FROM MICHAEL BARNETT

Monday 24 August 2020

Tune in to hear the latest update from Michael Barnett as we move into a new week and wait to hear whether lockdown will be lifted.

 

LATEST SURVEY RESULTS

Saturday 22 August 2020

Hear from Michael Barnett the results of our two-question survey we put forward earlier this week. He has taken your thoughts to Government to be your voice for business.

 

End of Week Wrap-Up

Friday 21 August 2020

Hear from Michael Barnett on his thoughts from the last few days and how we can approach the weekend as we wait for the alert level announcement on Monday.

 

QUESTIONS FOR THE MINISTER OF FINANCE

Thursday 20 August 2020

Tune in for a quick morning update from Michael Barnett. He is speaking with the Minister of Finance later this week and has two questions he will be putting forward. Please share your thoughts so the Chamber can advocate for the needs of business to Government.

 

BUSINESS UPDATE AUGUST 2020

Wednesday 19 August 2020

Michael Barnett and Bernard Hickey are back with another online Business Update. Michael will present the latest Business Confidence Survey results and Bernard will share an analysis of the current economic environment. The event finishes up with a Q&A session. 

 

AN UPDATE FROM MICHAEL BARNETT

Monday 17 August 2020

Following several announcements from the Government on 17 August, Michael Barnett shares what these are, how they can help your business and how the Chamber can help you access the information you need.

 

An Update from Michael Barnett

Friday 14 August, 2020

Listen in for an update from Michael Barnett discussing what the Chamber is doing for business ahead of today’s announcement from government.

 

LEVEL 3 QUESTIONS FOR BUSINESS

Wednesday 12 August, 2020

Tune in to hear CEO Michael Barnett discuss some common questions and concerns with employment law specialist, James Warren, Partner at Dentons Kensington Swan.

 

A COVID-19 UPDATE FROM MICHAEL BARNETT

Wednesday 12 August, 2020

Michael Barnett gives us an update on the current COVID-19 situation and how it will impact businesses.

 

A MESSAGE FROM MICHAEL BARNETT

Monday 10 August, 2020

Welcome to a new week! Hear from CEO Michael Barnett as he recaps last week's successful Best of the Best Westpac Auckland Business Awards and discusses the upcoming Business Update and Business Confidence survey. Listen out for his views on a few other topics circulating in the business world.

 

A MESSAGE FROM MICHAEL BARNETT

Monday 3 August, 2020

Another CEO Week Ahead message! Michael Barnett introduces this week’s thought-provoking survey, asks for your feedback on the Chamber’s analysis for the relocation of the Port of Auckland and updates you about our latest valuable employment and mentor offers.

 

CHINA BUSINESS SUMMIT - SPEAKER SUMMARY

Monday 13 July, 2020

China Business Summit will be one of the most important trade discussions New Zealand will witness this year. Summit co-hosts Fran O’Sullivan and Michael Barnett discuss some of the leading speakers of the day, and why it is a ‘must-attend’.

 

A MESSAGE FROM MICHAEL BARNETT

Monday 13 July, 2020

Tune in to CEO Michael Barnett's Update. He has some interesting observations on the findings of the economic impact report about the Australian/New Zealand bubble, as well as a wrap up of what the Chamber is doing in the coming week.

 

AN INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS SEARCH NZ

Friday 10 July, 2020

Our revamped Business Search platform is a place for anyone to explore and an opportunity for Chamber members to showcase their businesses and attract new customers. Find out more from CEO Michael Barnett about this powerful platform for business.

 

A MESSAGE FROM MICHAEL BARNETT

Monday 6 July, 2020

Tune in to CEO Michael Barnett's Week Ahead. Hear about a couple of current business conversations we are stimulating, and the major focuses for the Chamber this coming week. 

MICHAEL BARNETT PRESENTS LATEST SURVEY RESULTS

Friday 3 July, 2020

Hear the results of our latest survey around Government funds and working from home alongside some of your ideas on how we can grow NZ’s economy.

 

Q&A SESSION ABOUT CHINA BUSINESS SUMMIT

Friday 3 July, 2020

China Business Summit is back. With a line up of prolific speakers, this year’s event will be the most important one yet, providing attendees with a unique business and political perceptive and powerful networking opportunities. Summit Co-chairs Fran O’Sullivan and Michael Barnett discuss the event and why it should not to be missed.

 

A MESSAGE FROM MICHAEL BARNETT

Monday 29 June, 2020

Tune in for CEO Michael Barnett's thoughts about the week ahead. From Trans-Tasman bubble progress to school holiday plans. Think local! 

 

SURVEY RESULTS AND AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE

Friday 26 June, 2020

An end of week wrap up from CEO Michael Barnett as he presents our latest survey results. He also addresses an important message around Auckland and its water.

 

A MESSAGE FROM MICHAEL BARNETT

Monday 22 June, 2020

Hear what CEO Michael Barnett has to say about business issues facing the city over the coming few days. He chats about an interesting range of topics both COVID and non-COVID related.

 

A MESSAGE FROM MICHAEL BARNETT

Monday 15 June, 2020

Hear what CEO Michael Barnett has to say about the business topics ready to be tackled by the Chamber this week.

Business Update June 2020

Friday 12 June, 2020

Join Michael Barnett and Bernard Hickey for Business Update. Michael will present the results from the Business Confidence Survey and Bernard will provide his latest economic analysis.

A CONVERSATION WITH THE LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION

Tuesday 9 June, 2020

Hear what the new Leader of the Opposition, Todd Muller has to say about what National would do for our economy. CEO Michael Barnett chats to him here.


 

A MESSAGE FROM MICHAEL BARNETT

Monday 8 June, 2020

A quick message from Michael Barnett on the Business Confidence Survey and what to expect from the Chamber this week. 

'WHAT'S NEXT FOR BUSINESS?' SURVEY RESULTS

Friday 5 June, 2020

Michael Barnett presents the results from this week's survey, discussing operating capacity, level one and the reopening of the border.

 

A MESSAGE FROM MICHAEL BARNETT

Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Tune in for CEO Michael Barnett’s weekly update discussing level one, reopening the border and Auckland Council.

BACK TO BUSINESS SURVEY RESULTS

Friday 29 May, 2020

Tune in as Michael Barnett presents the results from our latest ‘Back to Business’ survey.

A MESSAGE FROM MICHAEL BARNETT

Tuesday 26 May, 2020

Listen for a quick note from Michael Barnett on what's happening at the Chamber this week.

 

Common COVID-19 questions when navigating employment

Wednesday 20 May, 2020

Michael Barnett talks to James Warren, Partner and employment law specialist at Dentons Kensington Swan about the latest legal advice around navigating employment during COVID-19. Hear from an expert.

 

EPIDEMIC RESPONSE COMMITTEE, NZ PARLIAMENT: AUCKLAND BUSINESS CHAMBER RESPONSE

Tuesday 19 May, 2020

Michael Barnett participated again in the Epidemic Response Committee live stream. He provided a voice for small and medium businesses and shared results from a recent survey conducted by the Chamber following the Budget 2020 announcement.

 

AN INTRODUCTION TO CONTACT TRACING 

Tuesday 19 May, 2020

The Chamber has partnered with Business Automation Experts 3PM to create a simple, free contact tracing solution. Michael Barnett talks to Andrew Radcliffe, 3PM Chief Executive on what this solution is and how you can use it.

 

A MESSAGE FROM MICHAEL BARNETT

Monday 18 May, 2020

At last, we’re getting back to business! Tune in for a quick message from Chamber CEO Michael Barnett.

A Conversation with the Leader of the Opposition

Friday 15 May, 2020

Michael Barnett has a conversation with Leader of the Opposition, Hon Simon Bridges to hear his views on the recently announced budget and how he sees business recovery.

 

A CONVERSATION WITH THE FINANCE MINISTER

Friday 15 May, 2020

Post-budget announcement, Michael Barnett talked to Finance Minister, Hon Grant Robertson about what the budget means for business and their recovery.

 

A Message from Michael Barnett

Tuesday 12 May, 2020

A message from Michael Barnett on moving to level two this week and what you can expect to see from the Chamber in the coming few days.

 

BUSINESS UPDATE 8 May 2020

Friday 8 May, 2020

At this week’s Business Update, Michael Barnett and Bernard Hickey discuss what level 2 looks like for businesses over the coming weeks, followed by a Q&A session.

 

BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY - Q&A

Tuesday 5 May, 2020

Businesses have had to quickly adopt new technologies over the past few weeks. Michael Barnett chats to Andrew Radcliffe, Chief Executive of business automation company 3PM, on what some of these are and how you can utilise them both throughout this new era of business, and beyond.

 

BUSINESS UPDATE 1 May 2020

Friday 1 May, 2020

Michael Barnett and Bernard Hickey bring you the next episode in our weekly Business Update online event series. Listen in for commentary on Level 3 lockdown, New Zealand economy and how businesses are currently facing.

 

AN INTRODUCTION TO BUILDING YOUR ONLINE BUSINESS

Thursday 30 April 2020

The ability to operate online is becoming increasingly more important, and we understand it can seem like a daunting endeavour for a business to embark on. Michael Barnett sits down with Vaughan Fergusson, Founder of Vend, to bring you an introduction on how to get started with your online business.

 

EPIDEMIC RESPONSE COMMITTEE, NZ PARLIAMENT: AUCKLAND BUSINESS CHAMBER RESPONSE

Tuesday 28 April 2020

Michael Barnett took part in the Epidemic Response Committee live stream, providing a voice for small and medium businesses in New Zealand. Listen to Michael’s presentation to the committee here, followed by his summary of the session.

 

BUSINESS UPDATE 24 APRIL 2020

Friday 24 April 2020

Michael Barnett and Bernard Hickey present another Business Update, discussing the move out of lock down next week and present the results of our latest survey. Included is a Q&A session where they address some of the key questions you have been asking.

BUSINESS UPDATE 17 APRIL 2020

Friday 17 April 2020

Michael Barnett and Bernard Hickey present another Business Update, discussing the economic landscape both in New Zealand and around the globe. Includes a Q&A session where they address some of the key questions you have been asking.

 

Common Questions Asked About Redundancy and COVID-19

Thursday 16 April 2020

Michael Barnett and James Warren, Partner at Dentons Kensington Swan, discuss the very important topic of redundancy and how businesses can navigate it during this time.


   

COVID-19 WAGE SUBSIDY Q&A

Tuesday 14 April 2020

Our Wage Subsidy Advice Line has been very busy over the past few weeks. Michael Barnett speaks to Bev Cassidy-MacKenzie who answers some of the most common questions being asked by businesses. 

UNDERSTANDING TECHNOLOGY Q&A

Thursday 9 April 2020

Understanding technology and how it can benefit your business is crucial during this time at home, and the role it plays within business is set to change the way we live and work. Michael Barnett sits down with Andrew Radcliffe, CEO of business automation company 3PM, to discuss the first steps of embracing technology for remote working. 

 

Business Update 8 April 2020

Wednesday 8 April 2020

Listen to Michael Barnett as he presents the latest Business Confidence Survey, then hear from Bernard Hickey as he discusses the current global economic landscape and how we are all faring in the COVID-19 lockdown.

COVID-19 WAGE SUBSIDY INFORMATION

Thursday 26 March 2020

The Wage Subsidy Support Team provides us with an update on what the subsidy is, who is eligible and how you can access it.