Otago Chamber of Commerce

Dunedin must seize its chances

Dunedin must seize its chances

After nine years on the board of the Otago Chamber of Commerce, the final three as chairman, PeterMcIntyre has stood down, having served his three terms in office. As he leaves, he considers the economic future of Dunedin and Otago.

Chamber may back higher commercial tax

The Otago Chamber of Commerce says it could support a rates hike that would result in Dunedin's commercial sector paying more.

Project worth 'millions' to city

Project worth 'millions' to city

A major international investor is eyeing Dunedin with plans that could pump ''tens of millions of dollars'' into the city's economy, the Otago Chamber of Commerce says.

Heartened by Key's response

Heartened by Key's response

Prime Minister John Key managed to clear an ''air of tension'' in the room yesterday when he addressed the Otago Chamber of Commerce, president Peter McIntyre said.

No basis for bleak economic view: PM

No basis for bleak economic view: PM

It was easy to talk down the local economy, but the evidence did not back it up, Prime Minister John Key told Scott Technology workers in Dunedin yesterday.

Transport plans provoke passion

Transport plans provoke passion

Conflicting visions of Dunedin's future collided as debate over the city's draft transport strategy erupted at a public hearing yesterday.

Cull criticises chamber

Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull has hit back at the Otago Chamber of Commerce as being ''stuck in a smokestack industry time warp''.

Attack on transport strategy

Attack on transport strategy

The Otago Chamber of Commerce has launched an attack on Dunedin's draft transport strategy, saying it pushed a ''questionable agenda'' of sustainability while ignoring major transport issues.

Chamber keen to aid in Govt business growth agenda

The Otago Chamber of Commerce is keen to be part of the Government's business growth agenda, president Peter McIntyre says.

In business of backing business

In business of backing business

One of the long-standing traditions in New Zealand business is using the term "Tartan Mafia" to denote any business person from Otago.

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