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Chief Executive Officer
Kelly joined the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce in October 2018 having celebrated the move to Cambridge twelve months earlier from Waiheke Island.
Kelly has had extensive experience across a myriad of industries; National sales manager for a number of high profile companies, General manager for Touchdown Productions, Sales and marketing manager of the Waiheke Weekender and Gulf News and the owner and operator of Waiheke’s iconic Schooner Café.
Alongside her diverse range of skills, she will bring to the role, Kelly has also led and developed high performing teams and guided prominent companies through times of organisational change and crisis management.
“The Chamber of Commerce makes a real difference within our businesses community and I am keen to develop cohesive strategies and deliverables making the difference that matters amongst a fast paced and changing environment her in Cambridge”.
Kelly is joining the Chamber at a time of continued growth and where there is significant opportunity for Cambridge and the region, bringing fresh eyes and fresh thinking and take as we continue to provide leadership and support for our business community.
Aroha is a well recognized face in Cambridge, as she was with Onyx Café and Restaurant for over 10 years andrecently she and husband Aaron have embarked on their own business ‘The Smoke Collective” a gourmet food truck.
“I’m really excited about this position,” Aroha said. “I’m out for a new challenge, and tying that in with my love for Cambridge and the business side of things is absolutely ideal.”
“I have a solid love for this place, and being a part of its growth through this new job is quite thrilling,” she said.
Aroha has been actively involved in the Chamber as a member whilst she was with Onyx and she won the Waipa District Business Awards Cambridge Employee of the Year Award in 2013.
The Cambridge Chamber of Commerce is governed by a Board of Executives, who volunteer their time and share their expertise.
Our History & Constitution
Cambridge is awash with history – most of it emanating from very good thoughts, causes or actions – military or otherwise. And the Chamber of Commerce has its own fair share of matters historical.
The Chamber was established in 1909 and as an incorporated society, we are governed by a set of rules called the constitution.