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Business South Connect - December, 2021

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Christmas Issue

by Business South

Kia ora and welcome to our Christmas issue of Business South Connect.

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Mike Collins, Business South Chief Executive

A note from the CE

by Business South Connect

As 2021 draws to a close, we look back on a long year of highs and lows.

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Helping businesses access support and funding during the pandemic

by Business South

It has been another tough year for many businesses in the south, and Otago Regional Business Partners (RBP) have been working hard to help thousands of these businesses access the support they need.

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Young Enterprise Scheme | Otago Regional Final

A bumper year for the Young Enterprise Scheme

by Business South

A drink made with an acne-taming Iranian berry, beetroot juice that aids muscle recovery, doorstops created from recycled materials, and a dog food made from rabbit meat are all products developed by local secondary school students during this year’s Otago Young Enterprise Scheme (YES).

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Tall Poppy Real Estate BA5

Refreshing the events calendar for 2022

by Business South

After a disruptive 2021, Business South is planning for a more events-friendly year in 2022.

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Lake Wanaka

Film studio decision is welcome news for Otago

by Business South

A $280 million film studio complex will be built near Wānaka, after resource consent was granted earlier this month.

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Video: BusinessNZ refuses to be part of Government’s FPA scheme

BusinessNZ refuses to be part of Government’s FPA scheme

by BusinessNZ

BusinessNZ has refused to be the Government’s nominated partner in implementing unlawful compulsory national pay agreements known as Fair Pay Agreements (FPAs).

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Oamaru, Waitaki District

New role, fresh opportunities for Waitaki

by Business South

With excitement, we welcome Rebecca Finlay to Business South as a new team member based in Oamaru.

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Noticeboard

by Business South

Please visit our website to see future Business South events and training opportunities. We recommend checking the website regularly as courses are regularly added, and booking early to avoid disappointment.

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We've moved pages

by Business South

As a result of the Otago Chamber of Commerce's merge with the Otago Southland Employers’ Association, we have created new Business South Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram pages to share all our latest news with you.

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