Business Wairarapa’s focus is on being a major contributor to economic development in Wairarapa by encouraging and supporting business growth through the principles of link, collaborate and influence.

Business Wairarapa 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.

Business Wairarapa 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

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

Meet the Board

Business Wairarapa has an extremely dedicated board of 6 nominated members.

Becks Sayer

Chair Becks started at Southey Sayer (was Sadler Oakly Newman) in 1997 and has now been a Director of 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

Lisa Clough

Lisa Clough has been part of the ANZ team for over 8 years now, working through various roles; a Home … Read More

Phil Cox

Following a background in the UK Military and then UK and NZ Government, I settled (finally!) in the Wairarapa. Building … Read More