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.


 

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’. Register here.

 

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. Register here.

 

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.