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September Chamber newsletter out now

We’re excited about some new changes that have been happening in the Chamber.   If you haven’t noticed already, we’ve changed our name to the Te Awamutu Business Chamber and we’ve given our newsletter and website a makeover – check out For our Chamber members who have paid their 2022/23 membership, they will start receiving their membership cards over the coming weeks. To redeem your Noel Leeming discount, simply present your card when p...

September 20, 2022

New Support Local Te Awamutu Business to Consumer Website Launched

A new business to consumer website Support Local Te Awamutu has launched. Support Local Te Awamutu is all about highlighting our awesome local Te Awamutu businesses. An initiative of the Te Awamutu Chamber of Commerce, Support Local Te Awamutu encourages our community to support local businesses. Now more than ever, it's vital to back Te Awamutu and help our town to thrive. By supporting local, you support the businesses that support your community. If everyone in Te Awamutu spent...

July 21, 2022

Making The Chamber Great Again

You will notice we have a new look and feel. We have changed our name from Te Awamutu Chamber of Commerce to Te Awamutu Business Chamber and refreshed the logo. We have refreshed the website. Please have a browse at the new site and check to see you are happy with your listing on the member’s directory.   If you'd like to make changes, please email us at

July 20, 2022

Waipa Transport Strategy Locked In

A 30-year “big picture” Transport Strategy has been formally adopted by Waipā District Council. The strategy was agreed following a six-week consultation period earlier this year, more than 170 submissions were received.Key transport priorities for the district include reducing greenhouse gas emissions and investing in more travel options including growing public transport use through extended services and frequency. There will continue to be an emphasis on road safety and maintaining rural...

June 21, 2022

New EV Chargers for Te Awamutu

Work has started on the installation of new Hikotron electric vehicle (EV) chargers in Te Awamutu, to support the growing number of electric vehicles in Waipā. The two alternating current (AC) chargers will be installed in the car park of the Te Awamutu Events Centre facing Mahoe Street and will provide four user-pays charging spaces for the community. Council’s Transportation Manager Bryan Hudson said it was great to see the much-needed EV chargers being installed in the district with t...

June 21, 2022


CadetMax is a highly successful youth employment programme which has been delivered by the Chamber network in partnership with the Ministry of Social Development for over 10 years.  Started and still running in South Auckland, the service has expanded to Tamaki, Bay of Plenty and the Waikato.  Over 2000 young people aged 18-24 years old have moved from benefit dependency to full time employment through the CadetMax service.  We are immensely proud to support this fantastic program...

June 21, 2022

Free Digital Training

Te Awamutu Business Chamber has an exciting opportunity for small business owners and sole traders to improve their digital skills for free.If you’ve been thinking about improving your social media skills, your website knowledge, your understanding of e-commerce or online accounting software (and more), but don’t know where to start, this opportunity is for you. Under the new Digital Facilitation Scheme, the Chamber can provide small businesses support and encouragement to adopt and pra...

June 21, 2022

Bartercard Supports Local Business

Bartercard has launched two campaigns this month to support the challenges many businesses currently face. 1.     Covid Support – For Existing Members From discussions had with hospitality and tourism members, the pain point is more customers are needed through the doors; they need more bums on seats.  To facilitate this, Bartercard is purchasing up to T$100,000 of vouchers from participating cafes and restaurants with a one-month expiry. Over the next two months,...

May 19, 2022

Latest National Alliance Partnership with 2degrees

About 2degrees 2degrees has been Fighting for Fair to make NZ a better place to live since it burst onto the scene in 2009. A full service telecommunications provider, our share of the business market is going from strength to strength, thanks to a continued focus on innovation, reliability and value. 2degrees has invested $1b building a nationwide mobile and fixed network, all while offering 100% Kiwi-based business customer care. Find out more about 2degrees at

September 29, 2021

Our Latest Partnership with Craigs Investment Partners

We are excited to welcome Craigs Investment Partners as our latest partner! We look forward to working together for the enrichment of local business. ...

August 23, 2021

Know your obligations this holiday period

With the holiday season fast approaching now is a good time to review your systems and make sure you are aware of your obligations around paying employees for annual leave owed over the holiday period....

November 26, 2020

Kayla’s time to give back to Te Awamutu Businesses

Kayla Heeringa has spent her career working in and for Te Awamutu businesses and has recently joined the Board of the Te Awamutu Chamber of Commerce. In this story, we go into Kayla’s background and look ahead to where she wants to see the Te Awamutu Chamber head in future....

November 26, 2020

Council Keen to Collaborate

We catch up with Waipa Mayor Jim Mylchreest to have a chat about how we can look to work together in order to benefit the Chamber members and get his views on how the Council views things post-COVID lockdown and post-election....

October 29, 2020

Are you ready for new privacy law coming 1 December? 

The New Zealand Privacy Act 2020 comes into effect 1 December 2020, putting new obligations on businesses. Information and Data Security Expert Michelle van Straalen says most are not aware of or prepared for the changes and will be in breach of the law come 1 December 2020....

October 27, 2020

Top 5 Branded Christmas Gifts

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October 27, 2020

Tania Backing Business in TA

Findex Associate Partner, qualified Chartered Accountant and TA local Tania Sanders is one of the new faces we’ve welcomed onto the Te Awamutu Chamber of Commerce board at our latest AGM in September. In this story, we give a rundown on her background and her championing of Te Awamutu businesses....

October 27, 2020

Z Energy Discount

Enjoy 10 cents off the pump price on every fuel grade at any Z, Caltex and Challenge. Add your Fly Buys or AirpointsTM to your Z Business account to earn rewards. Plus No Fees! With Z Business Partner there are no card, transaction or account fees! Get a copy of your invoice data fed directly into Xero and get up to 27 days credit to help you manage your cash flow. the offer code: CHAMBERNTH...

January 1, 2020

Save at Noel Leeming

Noel Leeming offers Chambers of Commerce members fantastic savings on products. Simply use your membership card, or quote your membership number to access trade discounts across the range. Noel Leeming also offers businesses a range of support services including payment options, commercial after sales services, tailored product solutions and promotions and tech solutions. 0800 737 5223

January 1, 2020

Save with Office Max

The Chamber is partnered with OfficeMax to offer a huge range of products - over 16,000 in stock products including: StationerySpecialty Business PapersCleaning & Hygiene productsKitchen Catering Supplies Printers / CopiersMonitors, Mice & KeyboardsInk & Toner Cartridges FurnitureFirst Aid, Safety & Emergency Preparedness KitsPackaging & Mailing Products Low prices backed up by the OfficeMax Price Match Promise.*  Members receive additional discounts off of our already low business account...

January 1, 2020

Save with Air NZ Airpoints

Airpoints™ for Business rewards you twice when you travel for work: you or your employee earns Airpoints Dollars and Status Points, and your business earns a bonus of 20% additional Airpoints Dollars. Make every day business purchases with our Airpoints Partners and you can earn even more Airpoints Dollars™

January 1, 2020

2 Degrees For Business

Chamber members can save on business mobile and broadband services with 2degrees. For mobile, sign up to eligible 2degrees Business Mobile plans and choose your joining offer of either 3 months free OR $400 off any device over $999 when you buy interest-free. Plus 15% off for the life of your plan. For Broadband, sign up to a 24 month Unlimited Broadband Plan and get 3 months free. Plus 10% off for the life of your plan.

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