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Payday Filing Starts Soon
10 Sep 2018
All employers will need to file PAYE information each payday from April 2019. Over 400 employers have already started so do you know what you need to do to get ready?
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Five Questions for Matt McLaughlin
4 Sep 2018
Matt is Hospitality New Zealand Branch President, Wellington, and the owner of several bars, including Dirty Little Secret, Jack Hacketts Irish Pub, and Danger Danger. We asked Matt about opportunities he's seeing in the hospo right now, how his staff helped him overcome his biggest challenge, and where he can be found enjoying Wellington hospitality offerings on his day off.
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Five Questions for Tony Crosbie
30 Aug 2018
Tony has been involved in the hospitality industry since he was 17. Tony is Managing Director of Northend Hotels, one of the South Island’s biggest hospitality groups and he's also a Board member for Hospitality New Zealand.
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A year of free advertising in UYOC's ethical café guide for members  
29 Aug 2018
On the back of our Plastic Free July promotion, the online ethical café and eatery directory UYOC (Use Your Own Cup) is offering Hospitality New Zealand members with cafes or eateries one year of free advertising on their website. 
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HNZ welcomes insights into young people’s perceptions of the tourism & hospitality sector
27 Aug 2018
Hospitality New Zealand Chief Executive Vicki Lee has welcomed a report released by Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) and Tourism Industry Aotearoa (TIA) which undertook research into young people’s perceptions of the tourism & hospitality industry in New Zealand.
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Tasmania Hospitality Association Awards for Excellence
27 Aug 2018
Our CEO Vicki Lee received a very warm welcome in Hobart for the Tasmanian Hospitality Association (THA) Awards for Excellence last week. THA's Chief Executive Steve Olds said it was great to have Vicki as a guest at the Awards as a strong and prosperous relationship continues between the two Hospitality Associations.
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Final Straw for Christchurch City
27 Aug 2018
After a successful presentation by Hospitality New Zealand's own Ted Casserly, the Christchurch City Council wants to phase out plastic straws by the end of 2019.
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Five questions for Shaun Bates
22 Aug 2018
At just 25, Shaun is one of Hospitality New Zealand’s youngest Branch Presidents. He's also General Manager and co-director of multi award-winning fine dining restaurant, Indigo, in Napier. Shaun will be speaking at our Future Leaders Day in Queenstown on 25 September. We asked him how he rose from dish-washer to General Manager at Indigo so quickly, and how he fits in so many other interests.
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Payday Filing Starts Soon
10 Sep 2018
All employers will need to file PAYE information each payday from April 2019. Over 400 employers have already started so do you know what you need to do to get ready?
Read More
Five Questions for Matt McLaughlin
4 Sep 2018
Matt is Hospitality New Zealand Branch President, Wellington, and the owner of several bars, including Dirty Little Secret, Jack Hacketts Irish Pub, and Danger Danger. We asked Matt about opportunities he's seeing in the hospo right now, how his staff helped him overcome his biggest challenge, and where he can be found enjoying Wellington hospitality offerings on his day off.
Read More
Five Questions for Tony Crosbie
30 Aug 2018
Tony has been involved in the hospitality industry since he was 17. Tony is Managing Director of Northend Hotels, one of the South Island’s biggest hospitality groups and he's also a Board member for Hospitality New Zealand.
Read More
A year of free advertising in UYOC's ethical café guide for members  
29 Aug 2018
On the back of our Plastic Free July promotion, the online ethical café and eatery directory UYOC (Use Your Own Cup) is offering Hospitality New Zealand members with cafes or eateries one year of free advertising on their website. 
Read More
HNZ welcomes insights into young people’s perceptions of the tourism & hospitality sector
27 Aug 2018
Hospitality New Zealand Chief Executive Vicki Lee has welcomed a report released by Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) and Tourism Industry Aotearoa (TIA) which undertook research into young people’s perceptions of the tourism & hospitality industry in New Zealand.
Read More
Tasmania Hospitality Association Awards for Excellence
27 Aug 2018
Our CEO Vicki Lee received a very warm welcome in Hobart for the Tasmanian Hospitality Association (THA) Awards for Excellence last week. THA's Chief Executive Steve Olds said it was great to have Vicki as a guest at the Awards as a strong and prosperous relationship continues between the two Hospitality Associations.
Read More
Final Straw for Christchurch City
27 Aug 2018
After a successful presentation by Hospitality New Zealand's own Ted Casserly, the Christchurch City Council wants to phase out plastic straws by the end of 2019.
Read More
Five questions for Shaun Bates
22 Aug 2018
At just 25, Shaun is one of Hospitality New Zealand’s youngest Branch Presidents. He's also General Manager and co-director of multi award-winning fine dining restaurant, Indigo, in Napier. Shaun will be speaking at our Future Leaders Day in Queenstown on 25 September. We asked him how he rose from dish-washer to General Manager at Indigo so quickly, and how he fits in so many other interests.
Read More