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A Message from Dr Ashley Bloomfield, Director General of Health
10 Jul 2020
Over the last few months, we’ve all pulled together to unite against COVID-19 and stop the spread of the virus within New Zealand.
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MEDIA RELEASE: New $10m Domestic Events Fund welcomed by Hospitality New Zealand
2 Jul 2020
Hospitality New Zealand has responded favourably to the Government establishment of a $10 million fund for the New Zealand events sector. The Domestic Events Fund will ensure the development of the sector’s survival and growth, save jobs at risk from the impact of COVID-19 and support those events that provide the greatest flow-on benefit to regional economies.
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MEDIA RELEASE: Hospitality New Zealand represented on prestigious Ministerial Group
26 Jun 2020
Hospitality New Zealand has commended Kelly Harris, Upper South Island Regional Manager, on her appointment to the newly established Nelson-Tasman Interim Regional Skills Leadership Group (iRSLG).
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MEDIA RELEASE: Level 1 lifeline lauded by Hospitality New Zealand
8 Jun 2020
Hospitality New Zealands Media Release following the Prime Ministers announcement to move to Level 1 at midnight tonight.
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MEDIA RELEASE: Changes to Wage Subsidy extension welcomed by Hospitality New Zealand
5 Jun 2020
Hospitality NZ's Media Release - Changes to Wage Subsidy extension welcomed by Hospitality New Zealand
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MEDIA RELEASE: Legislation to resolve commercial rent disputes does not go far enough
4 Jun 2020
Hospitality NZ's Media Release - Legislation to resolve commercial rent disputes does not go far enough.
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MEDIA RELEASE: Hospitality New Zealand welcomes a $1.3m grant from the Hospitality Training Trust.
22 May 2020
Media Release: Hospitality New Zealand welcomes a $1.3m grant from the Hospitality Training Trust.
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Department of Internal Affairs - Operational Update #6
22 May 2020
From yesterday, bars and taverns can open under the Level 2 Government guidelines. This means gambling venues whose primary activity depends on the sale of liquor should now be able to conduct their primary activity and therefore operate gambling lawfully (assuming their other regulatory obligations are also met).
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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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10 expert insights: How to make a great Awards for Excellence entry
20 May 2019
Awards for Excellence judge Michael Friend offers step by step guidance on how to complete a winning Awards entry
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Hospitality New Zealand's Awards for Excellence 2019: Entry is now open!
15 May 2019
Hospitality New Zealand’s annual Awards for Excellence celebrate the hard work and achievements of food and beverage and accommodation industry businesses across New Zealand
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Awards for Excellence 2019
6 May 2019
Entries open on Wednesday 15 May for Hospitality New Zealand’s Awards for Excellence 2019
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Wanaka welcomes the reel deal
13 Feb 2019
Newly opened Hospitality New Zealand member Hook Wanaka offers a “lake to plate” salmon fishing and dining experience.
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“Not just a pub, but a community hub”
5 Nov 2018
The story of one Hospitality NZ member, Tolaga Bay Inn, demonstrates how far the work of the hospitality sector can go in inspiring, developing, and preserving our local communities across the country.
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The Glass Packaging Forum teams up with Hospitality New Zealand
5 Nov 2018
The Glass Packaging Forum is working collaboratively with Hospitality New Zealand to help promote sustainability in the sector, by making glass recycling easier and more accessible for hospitality businesses
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2 Nov 2018
Hospitality NZ is pleased to support Tiaki – Care for New Zealand, a new sustainability initiative which encourages both residents and visitors to be guardians of New Zealand's nature and resources. Read more about Tiaki and check out the video.
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