MEDIA RELEASE: Auckland’s Level 1 status a relief for many hospitality operators

5 Oct 2020

MEDIA RELEASE


5 October 2020


Auckland’s Level 1 status a relief for many hospitality operators


The Government’s decision to move Auckland down to Alert Level 1 on Wednesday, 7 October at 11.59pm in line with the rest of the nation is a welcomed step towards our economic recovery, says Hospitality New Zealand.


Hospitality New Zealand Chief Executive, Julie White, says “This will be a huge relief for Auckland operators who have been in heightened restrictions since mid-August. Operating under Level 2 is still hugely challenging for our industry and for establishments like bars and nightclubs, the costs to abide by these restrictions were often prohibitive.


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