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Offering business leadership to the Southland community

Array ( [post_type] => events [post_status] => publish [posts_per_page] => 60 [ignore_sticky_posts] => 1 [orderby] => ID [order] => DESC [tax_query] => Array ( ) ) Thought leadership from the agricultural sector
Legacy Leadership
Wellbeing Webinar – Turning Natural Talent into Strength
Regional Cruise Workshop
The Beer Game Supply Chain Simulation
Breakfast with Hon Judith Collins
Thought Leadership Panel Discussion
Workplace Law Update
“Get Dotted” – Amy Scott
Tradie Owner Social Hour
The Aeroplane Game
Raising $2 Million in 10 Minutes
Stewart Island: Got a Good Idea?
Using Body Language as a De-escalation Technique – NEW
Using Body Language as a De-escalation Technique – NEW
Fiordland Business Catch-Up
Member Briefing with Hon Dr Megan Woods
Performance Management – NEW
Employee Wellbeing
Men’s Muster – Te Anau
Director Dialogue: It’s called awareness, not being woke
2021 Women’s Enviro Series
BA5 – Hawthorndale Care Village
Southland Business Excellence Awards Launch
BNZ Biz Bites – Meet the new CE for S.I.T
Off the Clock Drinks
St John Mental Health First Aid Course – FULLY BOOKED
Southland Health, Safety & Wellbeing Expo
Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Business Pitches – Central Otago
The Road Ahead: Transporting New Zealand Conference
Carbon in Business – Introductory workshop
Business After 5 EXPO
Southland Health and Safety Forum
Raising Capital for Growth Game Plan
China Digital Speakers Series 2021
Te Anau Event – Breakfast with Richard Roberts
From the Staffroom to the Beehive
Time & Self Management
Wellbeing Webinar – Decoding Emotions in Body Language – FULLY BOOKED
Emerging Opportunities
Pronoun Lowdown
7 Ways to Grow Your Business
Decoding emotions in face and head body language
Popcorn Pitch
Prove It: Food + Fibre
Wellbeing Webinar – How to Create A Positive Work Environment
Wellbeing Webinar – The Power of Mornings
Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Business Pitches
Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Regional Final & Awards
Essentials of Leadership
Thriving Through Change and Uncertainty
Business Masterclass
The courage to adapt – Albert Brantley
Building Your Business Plan
Planning your Workplace COVID-19 Vaccination Response
Legacy Leadership – FULLY BOOKED
Southland Health and Safety Forum
Business Continuity Workshop
Digital Marketing
Digital Marketing
24 June 2021
9:00am - 5:00pm

24 June 2021
5:15pm - 7:30pm

25 June 2021
7:00am - 8:30am

2 July 2021
10:15am - 11:15am

7 July 2021
9:00am - 5:00pm

8 July 2021
4:30pm - 6:00pm

15 July 2021
12:00pm - 1:30pm

29 July 2021
9:00am - 5:00pm

11 August 2021
4:00pm - 6:00pm

19 August 2021
9:00am - 11:00am

20 August 2021
9:00am - 5:00pm

Connecting the Southland business community

We will inform, entertain, and inspire you!

A rich history of business leadership and advocacy combined with the power of people, the Chamber continues to foster a dynamic economy, deliver value to members, and make Southland the greatest region to live and work. 

We’re here to inspire and influence business, and promote, support and encourage sustainable, profitable business growth. Whether you’re a large established organisation or a small developing business, the Chamber is known among its members for it’s ability to work alongside businesses, create opportunities and innovative solutions, and speak loudly for Southland business.

Why Become a Member

We will inform, entertain, and inspire you! 

The Chamber offers extensive benefits and opportunities for members at every level. Whether you are joining for networking, professional development, marketing opportunities, to reduce costs or business advocacy, your membership affords you with access to high-quality programmes, events, and officials that will help you achieve your business goals.

LATEST NEWS

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Workforce attraction and retention issues have taken on a whole new complexion post-Covid.
He Tohu Maumaraha ki a – Suzanne Spencer Māori Business Awards 2021
Invercargill ‘Neat Places’ featured
Recognising and celebrating the brilliance of local business
Budget 2021
Jobs in Southland
$200m tourism package targets five South Island regions and future ‘recovery and reset’
Invercargill labour shortage threatens development of much-needed construction
Changes to labour market undersupply and oversupply lists

The Government has announced extensions to Working Holiday visas and Supplementary Seasonal Employment (SSE) visas, and changes to Essential Skills visas, which may affect…

Chamber members are crying out for staff across all industries. Southland is competing with other regions for the same pool of people, and we…

On behalf of the Te Kupeka Umaka Māori ki Araiteuru Business Network (KUMA), you are invited to take part in the Māori Business Awards…

Great South has commissioned the marketing platform Neat Places to create a pocket guide featuring Invercargill's 'neat places', with everything from eateries to unique stores…

Our Southland Business Excellence Awards are back and nominations are open!Before entries open in June, we want to hear about local businesses and organisations…

The Budget at a Glance is a high level summary of key initiatives funded in the Wellbeing Budget 2021, along with an overview of the Government's wellbeing approach…

In Southland, we're innovative, creative and entrepreneurial and as a result, Southland has one of the highest employment rates in New Zealand. There is…

The funding is targeted at a number of areas including $49m kick-start fund for tourism businesses to restart ahead of international visitors arriving$26m for…

Incentives are being considered to lure construction workers to Invercargill as a shortage of labour threatens its development. Local construction company ABL has already…

The Ministry of Social Development (MSD) has made changes to the under and oversupply lists in some regions following a quarterly review of where the labour shortages are in…

RECENT EVENTS

WHAT OUR MEMBERS SAY

The Southland Chamber provides a network of like-minded businesses people who share passion in what they do.
Benji Baswi
Crunchy
We're really lucky to have the Southland Chamber for their advocacy and business support.
Warrick Low
Vet South
The Southland Chamber has provided us great resources and networking events which are invaluable for our business.
Michelle Findlater
GWD Toyota
The Chamber have supported us really well in connecting the airport to the business community in Southland.
Nigel Finnerty
Invercargill Airport
Locally the support is amazing. The ladies in the office are incredibility inclusive and they have opened their hearts, door and mind to me.
Christina McColgan
Careerforce

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT

Array ( [post_type] => members [post_status] => publish [posts_per_page] => 120 [orderby] => rand [order] => ASC [tax_query] => Array ( ) ) Griffin Accountants Ltd
Te Anau Paper Plus
The Plant Store
Lochiel Trailers and Engineering
Avalanche Advanced Marketing Services
Institute of Directors – Otago Southland Branch
Southland Copier Company
VAT Farming Ltd
Evans Freight 2000 Ltd
Progressive Engineering Southland Ltd
Mitre Wealth Management
Kepler Group Southland Ltd
YMCA
Adaptive Health and Safety Ltd
Sport Southland
Kennedy Building
Your Corps
NZ Funds Private Wealth
SBS Bank Invercargill
Thrive in Light
Volleyball Southland
Atticus Road
Invercargill Engineering Co Ltd
McHugh Law
Professionals
Godfreys Vacuums
Mrs Tradie Ltd
Windsor New World
Preston Russell Law
Penny Simmonds – Member of Parliament for Invercargill
Solve it and Escape
Essential Resources
Harrex Group Ltd
EZICAB
Cancer Society Southland
McCulloch Architects
McCulloch & Partners
Eagles Eagles & Redpath
Ruggedy Range Wilderness Experience
Prodigi Technology Services Ltd
Back Country Foods Ltd
Justin Lewis
Clare House Retirement Village
Land and Water Science
Aquila Sustainable Farming
Ryding2Health
Insurance Brokers Alliance Ltd
H & J Smith Ltd
VetSouth Ltd
Landpro Ltd
Southland Rural Support Trust
HW Richardson Group Ltd
Mitre 10 Te Anau
Digital Stock
Findex (NZ) Ltd
Propertyscouts Invercargill
McIntyre Dick
Tile Centre
Immigration Law Advice NZ Ltd
IFS Growth Ltd
Craigs Design & Print
Young Reflections
The Fat Duck
Te Anau Earthworks Ltd
Absolute Land Solutions
Mataura Licensing Trust
Telfer Young
Beef + Lamb New Zealand
Invercargill Licensing Trust
Latitude 46 Consultants Ltd
Southland Farm Machinery Ltd
BigBackYardSouth Ltd
Jubilee Budget Advisory Service
WM Compliance Solutions Ltd
McDowall Print
Killeen Auto Electrical Limited
Royal Wolf Trading NZ Limited
Malloch McClean
Dr Liz Craig – List MP for Invercargill
Flintoffs Chartered Accountants Limited
Morrifield Developments Ltd
Document Designers
Pay Check
MPE Ltd
Angry Coffee Happy Donuts
happyplankton
Kim Barker Strengths Coaching
Mataura Valley Milk Limited
Living on Dee
Rayonier NZ
Southland disAbility Enterprises Ltd
Elite Edge Consulting Ltd
MASSAV Productions
Accelerate Physiotherapy
Paula Hibbs – Yorb Ltd
NZ Red Cross Invercargill
Southland Federated Farmers
Quest Serviced Apartments Hotel
Invest South GP Ltd
Southern Directionz
Lighthouse Southland
Jackson & Wills Communication
Gem Solutions Ltd
Fiordland Lobster Co
NJ Crisp Ltd
Southern Institute of Technology
Decom Electrical
Ballance Agri-Nutrients
Campbell Water Design Ltd
Progress People Ltd
Fiordland Frontier Supplies & Inspire
Dwayne Carey Video Works
McKnight & Brown
D G Archer Construction
EIS Group Ltd
Southern Farmers Market
Peter Excell Building Ltd
Habitat for Humanity Invercargill
Fonterra
Pyper’s Produce

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The southernmost innovation network in the world - COIN South connects Southland entrepreneurs with the right knowledge, network and funding they…

Health and wellness coach, working with groups, workplaces and individuals. Specializing in Building Better Blokes and working with people in remote…

Findex is one of Australasia’s leading providers of integrated financial advisory and accounting services. We're focused on meeting the needs of…

With offices in Invercargill, Gore and Queenstown, we can service wider NZ and international clients with ease. Our areas of expertise…

Invercargill Central City Camping Park is a small quiet boutique-style camping park just a few hundred metres from the centre of…

We graphic design, build websites & grow ideas with innovation & creativity at the heart of everything we design to add…

HR South is a boutique human resources consultancy. People matter and are the key to business success – so ensuring you’ve…

Services: Leadership training, facilitation, consultation and 1-on-1 coaching. A highly regarded corporate trainer, Mark Greaney is fixated on making learning positive,…

Our goal is to improve the renewal, profitability and sustainability of complex farming operations through collaborative practice.

MPE is Southlands premier precision engineering company specialising in machining/milling/lathe work with our range of automated CNC and manual machines. We…

Prodigi is a Southland based IT services business, working with clients throughout NZ and beyond. We provide a range of services…

Aviation maintenance company servicing private, agricultural, commercial and private aircraft.

Southland’s home of design, print, signwriting, application and installation.

Family Restaurant & Bar, located in Te Anau, Town Centre. Providing hearty meals, great hospitality and atmosphere. Operating for over 25…

Roxanna Zamani is luxury womenswear brand born in the deep south of New Zealand. Built upon a philosophy that focuses on…

At Brenda Nom, we have the right team of mortgage and insurance advisers who can simplify home ownership and insurance as…

Guided walks, birdwatching, boat cruises.

Bookkeeping and Business Support - Preparation of annual accounts, tax returns, GST & payroll. We are 100% Xero offering Xero training,…

Professional and experienced house cleaners and commercial cleaning who will wow you with every clean. Whether you want to come home…

Your Corps is a social enterprise specialising in multiplayer video game events for children and teenagers, encouraging social engagement in order…

Motel with 12 apartments in the main motel as well as a 3-bedroom cottage next to the Motel. We took over…

NZTE is the New Zealand government's international business development agency. Our job is to support exporters in order to grow a…

With over 40 years combined experience, the team at Sign Solutions can meet all your signage requirements, from small labels to…

The purpose of the Fiordland Business Association is to connect, support and advocate for the Fiordland business community.

New CBD development for Invercargill, currently under construction.

Subway restaurant based in Te Anau

We are a 100% local accountancy practice, providing accounting services to small and medium sized businesses - from payroll support, GST,…

We have been helping Southlanders to see well since 1987. Whether it is a simple eye test for a driver licence…

Haberdashery store, fashion fabrics, Brother sewing machine dealer, in-store and online sewing classes. Units modules for beginners to advanced sewists, and…

Segard Masurel is one of New Zealand’s major wool exporters and a wool broker/direct selling operation, harnessing all the advantages of…

We are not a suit and tie outfit. When we explain something to you, we want to ensure you understand. Accounting…

ILT operates many businesses in the hospitality industry in Invercargill, including hotels, motels, restaurants, bars and retail liquor outlets, plus a…

Occ Health South are a team of Registered Nurses who specialise in occupational/workplace health. Services include pre-employment, post-employment, annual medicals, influenza…

Landpro is a multi-disciplinary team of land development experts. We are the trusted advisors and enduring problem solvers for clients both…

A perfect spot to stop for a coffee, beer and wine, takeaways. A warm and spacious environment with beautiful surrounding views.

RMHSI is an independent charitable trust that was established in 1999 and operates in Invercargill and Christchurch. RMHSI's mission – ‘create,…

The Stem-ery is a home based florist business that will cater to all your floral needs. Our style is relaxed and…

Authorised financial advisers - Investment planning and portfolio management, stockbroking, superannuation and KiwiSaver.

Source Development is a full service digital agency offering development, design and marketing services.

The Alignment Container is all about human activation, I help others to reconnect to their own value, their true worth and…

We are an intimate cafe, situated on Dee St just down from Farmers. A passionate team of hospitality craftspeople, we put…

We are the tourist infrastructure provider in Milford Sound. We own and operate the harbour, wharves, visitor terminal, parking, wastewater plant…

Irrigation design, water meter verification, consultancy on water systems and efficient water use.

Our team are Southland wide, with offices in Invercargill & Riverton and resident salespeople in Te Anau, Tuatapere, Winton, Bluff and…

We are fun and friendly experienced accountants who take time to listen to you before we recommend practicable business solutions.

Careerforce is the Industry Training Organisation (ITO) for the health, wellbeing, social and community sectors, supporting New Zealand workplaces to run…

Milford Sound Lodge is an accommodation experience like no other. Set within the heart of Fiordland National Park, just minutes from…

Small-group, scenic and informative jet boat tours through Fiordland National Park.

SDDT charitable trust was established in 2007, and provides Southland with a dedicated research or demonstration farm focused on dairying. The…

BC4B, established in 2013, are proven independent banking consultants. Our aim is to assist New Zealand companies maximise growth and manage…

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