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Chamber update

No matter where you are in business, the Te Awamutu Business Chamber can support you as you grow.We've got a diverse mix of businesses that are part of the Chamber family and these include; sole traders, community groups and businesses that range in size - small, medium and large!Your membership fee is based on the categories above - so it is affordable for everyone and the benefits of joining are endless! For more info about becoming a member check out our website.When you join the Chamber...

May 11, 2023

Special Member Offer - Advertising with the Regent Theatre

Everyone loves the flicks! Why not advertise your business on the big screen and reap the rewards! The team at The Regent Theatre are offering a fantastic deal for our Chamber Members - but get in quick, limited spots available!Want to know more about this exclusive Chamber Member offer?Advertising period - six months (from June to Dec 2023)Substantial 40% discount for Chamber Members!Advertising package - $600 ex GST - normally priced at $1000 + GSTFor more info about this e...

May 5, 2023

Chamber update

Last Friday 21 April, the prestigious 2023 Waipa Networks Business Awards were held at Mystery Creek. We were incredibly proud to see our Te Awamutu businesses / Chamber Members make it through to the finals.These businesses were Fresh Choice Te Awamutu, Rosetown Funeral Home, Showcase Jewellers Te Awamutu (Vicki Liddington) and Varntige.We're excited to announce that the following awards were won!Excellence in Small Business - Rosetown Funeral HomeEmployee of the Year, Te Awamutu - Daryl-Lynn W...

May 5, 2023

Congratulations to our businesses and Chamber Members who won awards at 2023 Waipa Networks Business Awards

We are incredibly proud of our Te Awamutu businesses and Chamber Members that entered into the prestigious 2023 Waipa Networks Business Awards and made it into the finals. These businesses were Fresh Choice Te Awamutu, Rosetown Funeral Home, Showcase Jewellers Te Awamutu (Vicki Liddington) and Varntige.We're excited to announce that the following awards were won!Excellence in Small Business - Rosetown Funeral HomeEmployee of the Year, Te Awamutu - Daryl-Lynn Wilkin, VarntigeCustomer Choice,...

April 24, 2023

Chamber update

Successful businesses know that their most important resource is their staff. They make investments in their people and reap the rewards.Money is not always the primary reason as to why people stay with their current employer - there's more to it! Retaining staff can be achieved by creating a workplace that supports the diversity of its employees and understanding their own individual needs.Flexible hours, working from home or offering professional training are just some of the many things that ...

April 11, 2023

Chamber update

We all know that your staff are one of the most important resources in your business - but what are you doing to retain and replenish your workforce in years to come?With the cost of living rising and a large percentage of workers moving overseas for better wages, we need to turn our heads to the next generation of workers, also known as Gen Z. This year, Gen Z will turn anywhere from 11 to 26 years old. Join us this Friday 31 March with "Smart Waikato" - a charitable trust that partne...

March 27, 2023

Member offer for flu vaccine

With the flu season nearly here, the team at Te Awamutu Pharmacy have got you covered! They are offering Chamber Member Pricing of $30 for the flu vaccine.Many people are eligible for a free Flu Vaccination which can also be provided at Te Awamutu Pharmacy. Funding eligibility criteria can be found here or give Te Awamutu Pharmacy a call on 07 871 6236.How do I book for my flu vaccine?Visit the "Book my Vaccine" website.Follow the prompts and complete the questions.Make sure you select "Te Awamu...

March 17, 2023

Chamber update

No matter where you are in business, the Te Awamutu Business Chamber can support you as you grow.When you join the Chamber, you'll have access to our great package of membership benefits including training, workshops, networking, advocacy and member discounts. We're focused on supporting local and advocating locally and nationally in the interests of our members and the issues that matter to you.Are you making the most of your Chamber membership? Don't forget to register for one of our even...

March 17, 2023

Chamber update

As a valued member of the Chamber, we encourage you to attend a special workshop by Waipā District Council on Ahu Ake - Waipa Community Spatial Plan.Council is in the early stages of developing this plan which will determine what our district, towns and villages will look like in 2050.  In short, Ahu Ake is the most important plan council will create for our district. But the plan needs valuable input from our businesses in Te Awamutu.For more information about the plan, visit www.ahu...

March 3, 2023

Chamber update

With the new year upon us, it's important to remind ourselves that setting goals (both professionally and personally) can provide you and your business direction and purpose.We're kicking off our first Chamber event for 2023 with "goal setting" and "planning" in mind. We encourage our Chamber members to come along to our Link Lunch with Varntige on Wed 22 Feb. Over the past 8 years, Chantelle Good, Owner of Varntige, has put into practice a series of steps that she follows each year. S...

February 15, 2023

Link Lunch with Varntige - 22 Feb

Come and join us for a Link Lunch with Varntige.Topic: Everything you need to do to plan for the New Year / Financial YearChantelle Good, Owner of Varntige – the largest and most successful Virtual Assistant firm in the Waikato says;“As a successful service-based business owner, I like to start my year off right and over the last 8 years have put into practice a set of steps that I do every year".Chantelle will teach you all of those steps and provide you with the forms she uses to make sure...

February 3, 2023

Chamber update

We trust you all had a great Christmas and New Year break and your batteries are recharged to take on 2023!We would like to remind our businesses that it's not too late to enter the 2023 Waipa Networks Business Awards. Entries close on 13 February. There are a range of awards up for grabs, check out www.waipabusinessawards.co.nz for more information.If your having trouble completing the form, or if it feels too overwhelming - don't despair! The friendly team at the Cambridge Business Chambe...

February 3, 2023

Waipa Networks Business Awards close on the 13th February

The Waipa Networks Business Awards close on the 13th February so there's still plenty of time left to get your application in.Whether you've been in business for 12 months or 12 years, this is the perfect time to reflect on your business - where you have been, where you are now and where you are going....Need help completing your award application? Contact the friendly team at the Cambridge Business Chamber - info@cambridgechamber.co.nz...

January 29, 2023

Chamber update

This will be our last Chamber newsletter for 2022!We would like to thank all of our Chamber members for your support over the past year. We have been delighted about the attendance levels at our recent events and hope to see those numbers increase in 2023.We wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas and a happy and safe New Year.To read more click here...

December 13, 2022

Te Awamutu Annual Craft Fair

The craft fair will be held on Saturday 17 Dec from 9am to 2pm at Selwyn Park, Te Awamutu. The Te Awamutu Annual Craft Fair is a special event celebrating New Zealand arts and crafts. There will be over 100 stalls and you might even find that perfect Christmas gift for someone special.Bring the whole family along - there's something for everyone! From food stalls, live music and FREE face painting for the kids! For more information, visit i-SITE or the Facebook page....

December 7, 2022

CadetMax - enthusiastic job starter

Nakita Haira is looking for full time, ongoing work in Te Awamutu or Cambridge. She's able to start immediately and would be an excellent addition to your team. Do you have a role for her?Want to know more about Nakita?Nakita has her own transport and has proven herself to be reliable. She always arrives early to her CadetMax appointments, is committed and has excellent communication skills. She is available to start immediately and has a real desire to work. She would be an excellent addition t...

December 2, 2022

Chamber update

We hope you all enjoyed our Black Friday Blowout street party that took place last Friday 25 November.We were very fortunate to have fine weather, despite the miserable wet week leading up to Black Friday. We had a fantastic turn out and we're still receiving positive feedback from those who made it along.We would like to thank our wonderful sponsors, community groups and local retailers and eateries that got behind this event and made it a success.Most importantly, we acknowledge and thank Cham...

December 1, 2022

Club Waipa GYM Membership

Take advantage of this great offer and enjoy all the benefits that come with being a Club Waipa gym member.Chamber gym member rate: 3 months = $250, cost saving of $130 when compared to standard rate6 months = $420, cost saving of $165 when compared to standard rate12 months = $700, cost saving of $200 when compared to standard rateWeekly (12-month minimum term) = $16 cost saving of $4 per week when compared to standard ratesConditions apply - refer to flyer for more information. Club Waipa...

November 18, 2022

Dinner & Movie: Pre-screening of Avatar in 3D

Wednesday 14 December from 6pm.Meet us at the Peach & Porker for a tasty pub main and a house wine, beer or non-alcoholic beverage followed by the special advanced screening of Avatar 2 in 3D at the Regent Theatre. Bring your work colleagues along for team building, make it your Christmas function or bring your spouse along for date night - this event suits everyone!Buy your tickets now!...

November 16, 2022

CadetMax: Te Awamutu Cadets - available now!

Here at the Te Awamutu Business Chamber we support the CadetMax Programme. If you have a job vacancy suitable for a career starter they might have the person for you!The cadets have experience in the following areas:AutomotiveTradesRetailCustomer serviceAccountingFinanceAdministrationReceptionLogisticsOperationsSecurityLabour How does Cadetmax Work?Young people are interviewed and selected to attend CadetMax.They attend a rigorous work readiness Induction programme to develop confidence, underst...

November 16, 2022

Club Waipa GYM Membership offer for Chamber members

We're delighted to announce that Club Waipa have offered a fantastic GYM Membership rate to our Chamber members!Take advantage of this great offer and enjoy all the benefits that come with being a Club Waipa gym member.Chamber gym member rate:3 months = $250, cost saving of $130 when compared to standard rate6 months = $420, cost saving of $165 when compared to standard rate12 months = $700, cost saving of $200 when compared to standard rateWeekly (12-month minimum term) = $16 cost sav...

November 16, 2022

First Steps - From under pressure to under control

Here at the Chamber we are champions of local business and we provide a range of support to the Te Awamutu business community. An important part of business success is the wellbeing of all employers and employees. We're proud to support First Steps - an online hub to support your journey to wellbeing as a business owner, manager, or employee.We know that business owners, managers and staff experience particular pressures that can begin to affect their ability to thrive and support...

November 8, 2022

BA5 with Club Waipa - Wednesday 9 November

Have you got any plans for Wednesday 9 November? With summer only around the corner, why not come and join us for a BA5 with Club Waipa and check out their fantastic facilities - it may inspire you to join!Enjoy some refreshments, go on a guided tour and meet some of the team.To register click here...

November 4, 2022

Ladies Long Lunch - Friday 11 November

The Ladies Long Lunch is a perfect time to catch up with friends and to enjoy the company of other like-minded women. You couldn't ask for a better combination! Get your tickets now! Your taste buds will be treated to a variety of delicious and mouth-watering tapas. Your ticket even covers two house drinks and a chance to win a prize from the business card draw.Rowdy's Rose will be playing their wonderful covers and originals in the background. Our special guests are Jill Taylor and Jorja M...

November 4, 2022

Chamber update November

It has been a busy month here at the Chamber and we're in disbelief that October has come and gone! A lot has happened since the last newsletter. We facilitated a very successful Impact Hub Co-Design workshop, held two digital boost training sessions, had our AGM and hosted a BA5 wine tasting with Merchants Liquor.We're delighted about the attendance levels at our recent events and appreciate your continued support of the Chamber. At our recent AGM, it was announced that Shane Walsh ha...

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