The Chamber’s focus is on being a major contributor to economic development in Wairarapa by encouraging and supporting business growth through the principles of collaboration, connection and advocacy.

The Wairarapa Chamber of Commerce is passionately dedicated to the region and is involved with a number of initiatives to enhance the economic well-being of business in the Wairarapa.

A member of the Central Region Hub, the Wairarapa works alongside Taranaki, Whanganui, Manawatu, Dannevirke, Hawke’s Bay, Kapiti, Porirua, Hutt Valley and Wellington chambers to advocate for robust infrastructure,

productive government policy and better business services across the Lower North Island.

The Wairarapa Chamber is one of the 30 chambers that make up the New Zealand Chambers of Commerce and Industry (NZCCI), whose network represents over 20,000 businesses around the country.

Our Staff

The Wairarapa Chamber of Commerce has a dedicated staff and a committed Board. We offer a friendly face, fresh ideas and professionalism at the highest level.

Catherine Rossiter-Stead

Contracted part-time as General Manager, Catherine also owns PR and marketing consultancy PRomote. In addition to the Chamber, her clients … Read More

Vanessa Murrell

Vanessa is relatively new to the Chamber, supporting Catherine and the Board, part-time, with a variety of tasks. Vanessa grew … Read More

Meet the Board

The Wairarapa Chamber of Commerce has an extremely dedicated board of 5 nominated members.

Becks Sayer

Co-chair Becks started at Southey Sayer (was Sadler Oakly Newman) in 1997 and has now been a Director of the … Read More

Sean Stafford

Co-chair The Wairarapa Region is moving into an exciting time with a number of large infrastructural projects currently in the … Read More

Julie Miller

Julie has worked as a solicitor in the area since 2008. In 2014 she was made a director of Logan … Read More

Teresa McClymont

After jumping on a boat to the UK at 18, I  spent the next 15 years in the UK and … Read More

David Osborne

I’m a sole practitioner practising as a Chartered Accountant for over 21 years. My accounting career began with Arthur Young … Read More