Serco and PlaceMakers have formed a business partnership to implement the Release to Work scheme. This transitions men into the world of work and reduces the chances of re-offending.
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Wiri Business Association is the central business hub for the Southern Auckland region. We focus on growing business for our members in the region. As the initial point of call for enquiries, we are able to leverage business opportunities and connect the right people with the right people through our comprehensive network of businesses and contacts.
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Security and safety were the primary reasons for establishing the Wiri Business Association in 2006. Since implementing our security strategy, we have reduced crime in our current BID area by more than 80%. We work closely with our businesses, our security provider Conroy Security (formerly Barcon Security), and the New Zealand Police to proactively manage crime reduction in our area.
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Wiri Business Association work closely with our local community to make Wiri a safe place to live and work. We run a number of initiatives with the local schools to help develop the work ethic and skill-base of students. We work with our member businesses to provide valuable work experience opportunities for students to deliver ‘work-ready’ graduates.
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Wiri Business Association is the central business hub for the Southern Auckland region. We provide resources, support and run events to assist local businesses in creating a safe, positive and prosperous environment which not only attracts but also retains business in the area. The association has active partnerships with the community, especially the colleges and tertiary institutions
Currently there are over 731 Businesses across a wide range of industries operating within the Wiri region. The role of WBA is to promote the economic development and growth of our local businesses through events, partnerships and initiatives. We have close working relationships with our Local Boards, the Auckland Council and other business precincts to cohesively influence positive outcomes for our members. We encourage businesses from all industries to attend events and meeting to benefit from being a part of your local business community and working with WBA to make Wiri an even better place to do business.
Our area is undergoing a period of rapid development. With it’s proximity to the Southern and North-Western Motorways, Ports of Auckland Wiri Inland Port and Auckland Airport, Wiri is the heart of Auckland’s transport hub. Wiri has instant access to business markets all over New Zealand, and globally. The opportunities are evident with the growth of new buildings in the area – many designed and purpose-built to meet the market for new tenants.
All business and property owners located within the Wiri Business Improvement District, are automatically members of our Business Association.
We also welcome Associate Members – if you would like to apply to join us please click on ‘Become a Member’ below.