As the cluster initiative’s newly appointed manager, Gray has been tasked with bringing together Southland engineering and manufacturing businesses to create a pool of industrial expertise that can collaborate and win national and international contracts.
“By working collaboratively, we will empower our regions to bid for large engineering contracts with confidence.” Dean Addie and Brendan Gray at the launch of the Southland Engineering Cluster at the Southland Business Chamber on Tuesday. The newly established Southland Engineering Cluster is hoping to open more doors for the engineering sector in the region. […]
Chief executive officer Sheree Carey said that while National had been perceived to have more of a business focus than Labour, “the industry that we would be looking for support is aquaculture”.
Southland Chamber of Commerce chief executive officer Sheree Carey said that while the increase was an added cost to employers, “the Chamber supports the region to provide high skilled/high wage jobs to drive our local economy”.
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Introducing the Southland Engineering and Manufacturing Cluster: Building a Stronger Tomorrow for Southland
In the heart of New Zealand's southernmost region lies an initiative destined to reshape the engineering landscape of the nation: the Southland Engineering and Manufacturing Cluster. Spearheaded by industry leaders and backed by the community, this cluster represents more than just a strategic alliance—it's a vision for Southland's future.
HW Richardson Group’s celebrations after winning the Supreme award at the 2023 Southland Business Excellence Awards earlier this month
Southland District mayor Rob Scott says $400,000 of central Government funding to the mayors taskforce will be used to get more young Southlanders into work.
Lots of great photos from our 2023 Southern Green Hydrogen Southland Business Excellence Awards are available thanks to MG Photography
More than 600 people helped to celebrate as several Southland businesses were awarded for their contribution to making the region a great place to work, live and start business in, none more so than H W Richardson Group. The 2023 Southern Green Hydrogen Southland Business Excellence Awards on Friday night, were touted as the biggest […]
Last year, 4,000 Monopoly Southland Edition games sold out within a week! Therefore, with the support of local businesses, The Southland Business Chamber has placed a second order, with a couple of new surprises, to arrive in time for Christmas 2023.
The Southland Business Chamber received 137 applications across its 13 categories and has announced the finalists for the 2023 Awards.
Air Freight State of the IndustryJuly 2023 Overall volume growth remains flat. Month-on-month comparison shows improvement but still low. The PMI Index fluctuates across countries, indicating higher export orders from emerging markets. In a Nutshell Click here to read Air Freight State of the Industry update (July 2023) Ocean Freight Market UpdateJuly 2023 Trade routes […]
The Southland business community gathered this week to celebrate the official opening of its new home in Invercargill. The Southland Business Chamber and Coin South came together to set up a business and innovation hub at the former SIT Downtown in Don St. Chamber chief executive Sheree Carey said the idea was to create a […]
Sheree Carey, CEO of Southland Chamber of Commerce, shared, “Our discussions with the high commissioner were deeply insightful, giving her an in-depth understanding of the economic make-up of our region. Our unique blend of industries, from advanced manufacturing to innovative technology, were showcased, emphasising our regional strengths and our robust potential as a destination for foreign direct investment.”
The Southland Business Chamber in partnership with COIN South opened a new business and innovation hub called 25 on Don on Wednesday and was already receiving “amazing” feedback from the community. Announced in March, the new space is an initiative to provide a “one-stop shop” for business support and a collaborative space where business can […]
“Let’s foster a culture of effective leadership and drive positive change for our region’s betterment and the generations to come.” Welcome to our Tribune column spot called “Insight”. Today Southland Business Chamber CEO Sheree Carey talks about the importance of leadership as two by-elections in Southland loom. As we navigate our ever-changing region, we face […]
Air Freight State of the IndustryMay 2023 Global Air Freight volumes increased in month-on-month comparison. However, the Purchasing Manager Index (PMI) remains low, as continued inflation reduces consumer purchasing power. Nevertheless, signs of resilience may be found in the second half of the year as the global economy starts to recover. In a Nutshell DEMAND […]
Shaun Wallace, star of television show The Chase, has thrown his support behind a Young Enterprise business in Invercargill while raising funds for local organisations. The barrister, lecturer and television personality is in New Zealand hosting a series of quizzing events alongside Believe it or Not and various local organisations. During his last tour of the […]
Entries are now open and new categories have been added to this year’s Southland Business Excellence Awards as they continue to make a comeback after Covid-19 pandemic disruptions.
Air Freight State of the IndustryApril 2023 DHL Global Forwarding’s latest Airfreight State of the Industry report is out. Our comprehensive summary covers a wide range of topics impacting the industry, from air freight market development, supply & demand growth, and rate changes to jet fuel prices and the impacts of inflation on the Industry, […]
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