Business Resources

Business Information

Chamber Submissions

Southland District Council 2015 LTP | Chamber submission PDF

Gore District Council Long Term Plan 2015-2025 | Chamber submission PDF

IRD’s Making Tax Simpler - Better Digital Services | Chamber submission PDF

IRD’s Making Tax Simpler - Tax administration submissions on the discussion document | Chamber submission PDF

Venture Southland’s Draft Business Plan | Chamber submission PDF

Commerce Commission North Island Grid Upgrade 23 April 2015 | Chamber submission PDF

Invercargill City Council 2015-2025 LTP | Chamber submission PDF

Transmission Pricing Methodology Review | Chamber submission PDF | Southland submission PDF

Power point Presentations

Southland Labour Market | November 2014 PDF

Vodafone Presentation #ThinkSocial Southland | October 2014 PDF

Southern Dairy Hub Information | March 2015 PDF


The World Class New Zealand Network, Kiwis helping Kiwis grow internationally.

For local businesses considering new international markets, the difference between success and failure could be speaking to influential Kiwis who have succeeded in similar markets. is the New Zealand government business website. The information and tools on this site are designed specifically for small and medium-sized businesses, and the people who advise and support them. provides free access to a wide range of resources. It acts as a gateway to government and private sector business information, news and services.

Statistics New Zealand is a government department and New Zealand’s national statistical office.

The New Zealand Story business toolkit website contains free professional quality resources created to help New Zealand businesses communicate their unique value to the world.


Why Governance Matters Presented by John Palmer at the New Zealand Chambers of Commerce Conference October 2014

New Zealand Chambers of Commerce Conference 2014 Workshop

Reports and other documents

Venture Southland Regional Labour Market Assessment 2014 PDF

2014 Southland Business Survey PDF

Carolyn Dean Coaching Daily Planner PDF

Equity Crowdfunding 101 PDF

ANZ 2015 Budget Review PDF

2015 Southland Regional Development Strategy PDF

2015 NZCCI Business Confidence Survey results PDF