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Update from TripAdvisor
9 Apr 2020
TripAdvisor has provided an update to Hospitality NZ on the support available to clients and the working currently underway.
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WESTPAC - Economic Bulletin 8 April 2020
9 Apr 2020
Through the looking Glass – What Covid-19 means for New Zealand’s tourism sector.
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Important Updates from IRD (8 April 2020)
9 Apr 2020
The latest update from Inland Revenue (IRD) including: Remittance of Use of Money Interest(UOMI) due to COVID-19; When the Commissioner will remit penalties and UOMI; Information to be provided when requesting relief; The type of relief available, and Filing of returns.
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Lease Obligations and the Lockdown
9 Apr 2020
Industry experts, Coffeys Tourism Property Brokers provide some interesting insights into lease obligations during the current COVID-19 situation in their latest update.
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Immigration NZ COVID-19 Update | 8 April 2020
9 Apr 2020
Immigration New Zealand continues to focus on immediate priorities from the Government under COVID-19 Alert Level 4.
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Department of Internal Affairs - Operational Update #2:
9 Apr 2020
Further to our update on 27 March 2020, we continue to monitor and assess the impacts of COVID-19 on the gambling sector.
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Tourism Talent partners with Go with Tourism
8 Apr 2020
In an attempt to retain as much of the best talent as possible, Tourism Talent has partnered with Go with Tourism, sharing resources to create a searchable database on both their platforms of CVs from people in the sector who have been made redundant.
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Planning for the future of tourism
8 Apr 2020
The Government, industry and business are working together to develop a plan for how tourism will operate in a post-COVID-19 world, Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis announced today.
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Coronavirus: Indoor gatherings of more than 100 people cancelled
19 Mar 2020
The Government has reinforced its commitment to protecting the health of New Zealanders from COVID-19 through the cancellation of indoor events with more than 100 people.
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Eftpos New Zealand: How much do eftpos machines cost?
12 Mar 2020
The cost of accepting EFTPOS in New Zealand varies depending on the device you use, how many devices you have, which network you connect to, and if you accept credit cards.
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Iconic Mount Maunganui bar Imbibe in receivership
12 Mar 2020
The Imbibe Bar and Restaurant in Mount Maunganui has gone into receivership due to "ongoing trading and cash flow issues".
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Bottomless booze meal deals catching on in Christchurch
31 Jan 2020
Restuarants in central Christchurch are catching on to the popular trend of 'Boozy Brunches' to promote groups and special occasions, HNZ comments regarding compliance with liquor laws.
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Nominate the Rising Star on your team!
10 Jul 2019
Entries for Hospitality New Zealand’s Rising Stars Awards 2019 are now open
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7 easy sustainability wins for hospitality businesses
3 Jul 2019
There is an increasing demand for sustainable practices from both customers and the Government. Here, Hospitality New Zealand’s Sustainability Advisory Council Chair Nick Keene provides seven accessible and affordable tips for becoming a more environmentally friendly hospitality operator
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Meet the winners: Tantalus Estate Vineyard
14 Jun 2019
Waiheke Island hot-spot Tantalus Estate Vineyard won Best Destination Venue at Hospitality New Zealand’s Awards for Excellence 2018
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Meet the winners: Erik’s Fish and Chips
5 Jun 2019
Anna Arndt, from double-award-winner Erik’s Fish and Chips, explains how entering the Awards for Excellence has been a great boost and benefit to her, especially as a small business operator
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