The Gisborne Chamber of Commerce/Tairawhiti Business Network is a not-for-profit member-based organisation that serves as the collective voice of business in Gisborne. 
We work on behalf of our members to deliver the best platform for business success through business connections/networking, training, advocacy, advice and support.  Our strong business community has access to a local network of expertise covering many sectors, sizes and areas of business; as well as a wide variety of savings and resources. 

Mission statement

Our Mission: To inspire and influence business vitality.

We do this by positively influencing the environment in which businesses operate and by providing opportunities, products and services that will improve the success and vitality of the business.

The Gisborne Chamber of Commerce is a voluntary association of companies and individuals engaged in business activities in the Gisborne Tairawhiti region.

It is dedicated to the development of international, national and regional trade through -

  • Freedom of enterprise for those who by their individual and corporate talents contribute real economic, social and cultural wealth to the community.
  • The development of a market economy in which there is minimal interference from central and local government.
  • The strengthening of our region as New Zealand's world-class food and beverage location
  • Assisting the development of the region in creating a desirable commercial and industrial environment for its citizens.

For the past 150 years, the Chamber of Commerce has been behind the success stories of many businesses and activities in our region.