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Communicate with Confidence
Communicate with Confidence
This was Laurie's third event for Business North Harbour, and his engaging presentation style ensured that his 115+ audience were entertained and informed.   Read More
Introducing Kevin O'Leary
Introducing Kevin O'Leary
"I’m delighted to have been appointed into the General Manager position at Business North Harbour and welcome the opportunity to support our business community."   Read More
Join the 'refillution' at Auckland Council Libraries, Pools and Leisure Centres.
Join the 'refillution' at Auckland Council Libraries, Pools and Leisure Centres.
Auckland Council is proud to join the ‘refillution’ with selected libraries and all pools and leisure centres registering as official ‘RefillNZ Stations’.   Read More
Constellation Bus Bridge Works Commencement
Constellation Bus Bridge Works Commencement
NZTA are scheduled to commence construction of the Constellation Bus Bridge, Wednesday 31 July.   Read More
The Business Expo is back
The Business Expo is back
The Expo gives businesses across North Harbour a unique opportunity to showcase their products and services to other local businesses and members of the public.   Read More
Prepare for the future of going to work
Prepare for the future of going to work
What is the future workplace going to look like? When and how are employees going to travel to work and what will they be doing there?   Read More
NZ's first plant for 100% recycled plastic
NZ's first plant for 100% recycled plastic
Associate Environment Minister Eugenie Sage announced a significant investment in New Zealand’s first 100% recycled plastic food packaging range.   Read More
Introducing our new General Manager
Introducing our new General Manager
Business North Harbour has the pleasure of announcing the appointment of Kevin O’Leary as its new General Manager. Kevin comes to us from Harbour Sport.   Read More
What do you want from your local park?
What do you want from your local park?
Upper Harbour Local Board is preparing a local parks management plan to support good decisions to be made about how parks are used and protected. Business North Harbour is supporting this work and wants to understand how you use Upper Harbour’s parks an   Read More
Constellation Drive busway bridge works
Constellation Drive busway bridge works
As part of the Northern Corridor Improvements project, works are underway to construct a new busway and busway bridge over Constellation Drive connecting Constellation Station with Albany Station.   Read More
Plastic shopping bags to be phased out
Plastic shopping bags to be phased out
Associate Minister for the Environment Eugenie Sage has confirmed that single-use plastic shopping bags will be phased out in New Zealand from 1 July 2019.   Read More
Record attendance at June's Women in Business event
Record attendance at June's Women in Business event
Paula Bennett overcame the weather (with fog causing delays and at Auckland and Wellington airports) to entertain, inspire and challenge her audience.   Read More
Who are the big winners in the Wellbeing Budget?
Who are the big winners in the Wellbeing Budget?
The Wellbeing Budget provides opportunities to grow and modernise New Zealand’s economy while ensuring a just transition to a low emissions future.   Read More
Building a Productive Nation
Building a Productive Nation
The Coalition Government also wants to make sure all New Zealanders have the chance to share in the opportunities provided by the digital age.   Read More
Taking Mental Health Seriously
Taking Mental Health Seriously
Budget 2019 delivers on many of the recommendations contained in the Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction, He Ara Oranga.   Read More
Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill passes first stage in Parliament
Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill passes first stage in Parliament
The Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill has passed its first reading in Parliament with near unanimous support.   Read More
Promoting well-being in local communities
Promoting well-being in local communities
The Minister of Local Government Hon Nanaia Mahuta is pleased to welcome legislation that confirms the role local government plays in promoting community wellbeing and gives councils more flexibility.   Read More
Making it easier to get help from Police
Making it easier to get help from Police
Police Minister Stuart Nash says calling a cop suddenly got a whole lot easier with the launch of a ground-breaking new service for non-emergency calls.   Read More
Supporting working women with pay equity
Supporting working women with pay equity
Women who aren’t paid the same as men for similar jobs will be given the tools to make a pay equity claim as the Wellbeing Budget delivers a practical solution to gender discrimination in the workplace.   Read More
Landmark Climate Change Bill Goes to Parliament
Landmark Climate Change Bill Goes to Parliament
The Government is delivering landmark action on climate change – the biggest challenge facing the international community and New Zealand.   Read More
Mental Health and Wellbeing with Nigel Latta
Mental Health and Wellbeing with Nigel Latta
Nigel Latta's reputation precedes him, so it was no surprise that QBE Stadium was packed to the rafters for the lunchtime seminar on Mental Health and Wellbeing.   Read More
Capital Gains Tax is a No Go
Capital Gains Tax is a No Go
The Coalition Government will not proceed with the Tax Working Group’s recommendation for a capital gains tax, Jacinda Ardern announced today.   Read More
Eclipse Recruitment Women in Business Success!
Eclipse Recruitment Women in Business Success!
90 local business women attended our sold out high tea and networking event with guest speaker Hady Wenham Director of Forme Spa.   Read More
SeaPath walking and cycling path prepares for construction
SeaPath walking and cycling path prepares for construction
Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter says the SeaPath walking and cycling project on Auckland’s North Shore has reached a significant milestone.   Read More
Rising greenhouse gas emissions
Rising greenhouse gas emissions
New Zealand’s latest Greenhouse Gas Inventory shows emissions are on the rise, underscoring why the Government is taking action on climate change.   Read More
Lime scooters return to Auckland
Lime scooters return to Auckland
Lime scooters are back on Auckland streets but with tougher safety and reporting conditions imposed by Auckland Council.   Read More
Lifting the standards of rental homes
Lifting the standards of rental homes
The new healthy homes standards to make rental properties warmer and drier were today announced by Housing and Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford.   Read More
Good health equals good business
Good health equals good business
New Zealanders' perception of their health and wellbeing has fallen in the last year and remains well below the global average, research shows.   Read More
Albany introduces paid parking
Albany introduces paid parking
Auckland Transport have installed paid parking to help address the parking problem.   Read More
Exporters expand despite global challenges
Exporters expand despite global challenges
New Zealand’s exporters are signing new deals and improving the nation’s prosperity.   Read More
Improving the wellbeing of Kiwis
Improving the wellbeing of Kiwis
The Coalition Government is making solid progress on improving the wellbeing of New Zealanders.   Read More
Do Your Bit for The Environment
Do Your Bit for The Environment
We offer an Inorganic Waste Collection Service to business and property owners in the North Harbour area.   Read More
Do You Have a Work Life Balance?
Do You Have a Work Life Balance?
Looking to improve staff morale and performance? Find out how to develop and implement a health and wellbeing strategy for your organisation.   Read More
How To Make 2019 a Game Changer
How To Make 2019 a Game Changer
Mapping out the next 12 months for your business is as easy as one, two, three. Follow Fiona Clark’s three-step approach to business planning.   Read More
PM to promote trade and wellbeing at World Economic Forum
PM to promote trade and wellbeing at World Economic Forum
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will be promoting free trade agreements with the UK and EU and the Government’s wellbeing agenda to global leaders next week.   Read More
ACC to help business be healthier and safer
ACC to help business be healthier and safer
A $22 million investment by ACC into workplace injury prevention grants and subsidies will make it easier for Kiwi businesses to keep workplaces healthy and safe.   Read More
Councillor floats Lime scooter tax
Councillor floats Lime scooter tax
Councillor Chris Darby, who chairs the planning committee that will be instrumental in deciding Lime's fate after March 31.   Read More
Rosedale Road has reopened
Rosedale Road has reopened
Work has been completed on a section of Rosedale Road and it reopened Monday 14th January 2019.   Read More
Good news for New Zealand exporters
Good news for New Zealand exporters
New Zealand exporters are among the first to benefit from the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership which now takes effect.   Read More
Changes to remuneration thresholds for some visas
Changes to remuneration thresholds for some visas
According to Immigration New Zealand, remuneration thresholds in Skilled Migrant and Essential Skills policies will be increasing on 26 November 2018.   Read More
Minimum wage set to increase in 2019
Minimum wage set to increase in 2019
One Business Organisation is recommending that businesses plan for at least a one-third step towards the $20 goal as the minimum wage, which is an increase of about $1.16 an hour on the current rate of $16.50. Could others follow suit?   Read More
Problem definition for light rail solution still unclear
Problem definition for light rail solution still unclear
“Lingering debate over the form of rapid transit to Auckland Airport reveals a lack of clarity about the role for light and heavy rail and this issue must be resolved when the business case is released,” says Infrastructure NZ CEO Stephen Selwood.   Read More
Business disappointed with  ERA bill
Business disappointed with ERA bill
EMA is bitterly disappointed with the lack of heed paid to concerns business has raised in relation to the Employment Relations Amendment Bill.   Read More
Infrastructure NZ welcomes establishment of infrastructure entity
Infrastructure NZ welcomes establishment of infrastructure entity
“Infrastructure Minister Shane Jones’ confirmation that the Government will establish an independent infrastructure entity – an i-body – is very positive news and warmly received by industry,”   Read More
Government’s Urban Growth Agenda Warrants Bi-Partisan Support
Government’s Urban Growth Agenda Warrants Bi-Partisan Support
Urban Development Minister Phil Twyford restated the Government’s commitment to addressing housing affordability and supply challenges via the five pillars of the Urban Growth   Read More
Are you a woman in cyber security, or interested in the field?
Are you a woman in cyber security, or interested in the field?
A Connect Smart & National Security Workforce Initiative   Read More
Rosedale Bus Station Update
Rosedale Bus Station Update
Here's a brief progress update with concept images   Read More
We need your views on 54 Parkway Drive
We need your views on 54 Parkway Drive
86 apartments (65 x 1-2 bed, 19 x 3 bed), commercial (office and retail) space which could accommodate around 170-225 people and a café   Read More
How small businesses can use tech to be more productive
How small businesses can use tech to be more productive
Technology offers huge opportunities for all businesses – not just the big ones. There are many ways you can use tech to help you work smarter, not harder.   Read More
Australia & New Zealand Delegation to Ireland
Australia & New Zealand Delegation to Ireland
You, or your nominee, are invited to join an exciting delegation to Ireland to assess emerging opportunities as follows:   Read More