Business

It’s time to layer up May 15, 2022 By Jan Thornborough - a cyber security specialist based in Kapiti It’s our go-to protection when the autumn leaves fall and the temperature drops. Winter… ...
Women in Governance Awards 2022 May 11, 2022 Nominations are now open for the 2022 New Zealand Women in Governance Awards. Nominate yourself, a colleague or your organisation for an award to celebrate… ...
Kapiti Chamber Front Room open for business May 9, 2022 The Kāpiti Coast Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Kāpiti Coast District Council are bringing to the local business community a series of online… ...
Networking opportunity for Kapiti Businesses May 5, 2022 Kāpiti Coast Business Networking The Kāpiti Chamber of Commerce and Tuatara Tap Room invite you back to Kapiti Coast Business Networking for 2022. Kāpiti Coast… ...
Businesses and families make a social impact in their community April 5, 2022   By Stuart Ayres – Chief Executive of Jackbord Works The JackBord Educational System was designed by Jack Penman -a teacher- for Year 9 -13… ...
The critical vulnerability in Chrome that needs patching immediately April 4, 2022 By cyber security specialist Jan Thornborough There are many vulnerabilities in life, getting your car windscreen or paintwork chipped when trying out the new Transmission… ...

Great advice for Kapiti 50+ entrepreneurs March 24, 2022 Help is at hand for the growing numbers of the 50+ brigade thinking about launching their own business enterprises, as well as for those already… ...
Kapiti events fund opens to major events March 18, 2022 Events fund opens to major events and events with major potential The Major Events Fund, a key action of the Kāpiti Coast Economic Development Strategy,… ...
Half-price fares confirmed by Metlink March 17, 2022 Metlink has confirmed that half-price fares for ferry, train, bus and total mobility services will come into effect on Friday April 1. The move follows… ...
Beware of fake emails about Ukraine relief charity scams (March 7, 2022) By Jan Thornborough Cybercriminals have no qualms stooping to the lowest of the low to trick you into clicking on their fake (Phishing) emails. In… ...
On Friday the 1st of April, minimum wage will increase (March 7, 2022) Employment expert Julia Palmer says businesses need to be aware and prepared for the Minimum Wage Increase which takes effect on April 1 this year.… ...
Creating an unforgettable customer experience (March 2, 2022) Kapiti Electra Business Breakfast (March 9) is hosting customer experience specialist, Briar Franks of WellingtonNZ and the team from the Electra Business & Innovation Awards.… ...
Cybercriminals attack fundraising sites (February 17, 2022) By Jan Thornborough While most of us were on holiday or just cowering from the rain over the long weekend, cybercriminals were busy launching ‘carding… ...
Mike Olsen – Kapiti loses a valued Grocer (February 2, 2022) Kapiti recently farewelled one of its great characters with the service to remember Mike Olsen. With Covid restrictions, the service was spread over three venues.… ...
What do grape-stealing birds and cyber-criminals have in common (January 27, 2022) By Jan Thornborough Sitting in my home office I noticed a cheeky thrush hopping along the fence with a juicy red globe in its mouth.… ...
Eagle Protect a global award winner (January 13, 2022) Eagle Protect, with offices in New Zealand and the US, has been named a winner of  the annual global Real Leaders Impact Awards.  The annual… ...
Counterfeit banknotes doing the rounds (January 8, 2022) Police are asking businesses to be on the lookout for counterfeit money, after fake banknotes were presented at businesses recently. Police are making enquiries to… ...
LOOK UP! Air Chathams returns to the skies (December 13, 2021) On Wednesday December 15th the Air Chathams fleet will be providing passenger service once again. Due to the recent COVID-19 lockdown in August of this… ...
Beware the scams of the Christmas Grinch (November 24, 2021) "You better watch out; you’d better beware, because cybercriminals are everywhere! They are making their lists and checking them twice, to see who’s next to… ...
Solar power shines in Kapiti (November 22, 2021) Duncan's Brewing Company of Kapiti has just installed 70 solar panels producing 30 kilowatts of power which will supply enough grunt to run the entire… ...
Kāpiti Food Fair falls to Covid (November 21, 2021) Organisers say it is with great sadness and disappointment that the Kāpiti Food Fair is announcing to its foodie community, near and far, that they… ...
Climate Action Workshop storms into Kapiti Coast (November 16, 2021) While world leaders are grappling with the ‘where to from here’ at the UN Climate Change Conference, COP26, in the UK, New Zealand’s Sustainable Business… ...
Brad Olsen – BA5 speaker (November 15, 2021) Join us for drinks, nibbles and the very latest economic date for the Horowhenua at the last November Electra Business After Five. This month’s event… ...
Survey shows Sole Traders hard-hit by COVID (November 4, 2021) Australasia’s fastest-growing digital accountancy service, Hnry, has launched New Zealand’s first comprehensive sole trader sentiment index. Thursday, 4 November 2021 –New Zealand's first independent sentiment… ...
PR Battle rages over Kapiti Airport (November 1, 2021) It seems battle lines are drawn around Kapiti airport and unusually one person who seems determined for it not to be an airport is the… ...
Raygun driving innovation (October 20, 2021) Raygun has been announced as the 2021 Amazon Web Services (AWS) Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Partner of the Year for New Zealand. Announced at the… ...
Incentives for Vaccinated Customers (October 18, 2021) Raygun, an award-winning software company, has announced it is on the way to being 100% immunised and is offering significant incentives to any new fully… ...
Kāpiti earns less than wider Wellington region (October 17, 2021) Recent figures released as part of workforce planning for the Kāpiti District shows the mean annual earnings in Kāpiti are just over $50,000 -  around… ...
Kāpiti Businesses Adjust to Level 3 – Supporting Local Vital (September 5, 2021) As much of the country moved to COVID-19 Level 3, many Kāpiti businesses opened their doors again in a contactless way - but whether or… ...