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Daylight Saving begins this weekend - 29th September
27 Sep 2019
This year daylight saving begins at 2.00am on Sunday 29 September 2019, when clocks are put forward by one hour.
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Rugby World Cup 2019 Extended Trading Hours
5 Sep 2019
On 28th August Parliament passed the “Sale and Supply of Alcohol (Rugby World Cup 2019 Extended Trading Hours) Amendment Bill 2019” by majority vote, with only the Green Party voting against it
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Spark Sport partner with SKY to show Rugby World Cup 2019
6 Aug 2019
Hospitality New Zealand has been busy voicing our member's concerns around Rugby World Cup 2019™ to Government and Spark Sport. Spark Sport have listened, and we are pleased to let you know that we now have a solution at hand for our members who do not have fibre internet.
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Understanding the 'new' luxury travel market
5 Aug 2019
Andy Cunningham, manager of the luxury Fiordland Lodge in Te Anau, discusses changes and trends in New Zealand’s luxury accommodation sector
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10 expert insights: How to promote mental wellness in the hospitality industry
18 Jul 2019
Raw Hospitality Director James Bennie shares his tips on how hospitality employers and managers can better manage their own mental health, as well as how to promote a culture of mental wellbeing among employees
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Wellington Hospitality Expo showcases the capital's vibrant hospitality scene
12 Jul 2019
Hospitality New Zealand Wellington Branch hosted its first Hospitality Expo to celebrate the region's operators, employees and suppliers
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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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“Benefit principle” must be applied to tourism and infrastructure funding
5 Jul 2019
Following the release on Thursday 4 July by the Productivity Commission of the “Local government funding and financing” draft report, Hospitality New Zealand continues to advocate that a visitor levy applied solely to the commercial accommodation sector is not a fair, equitable or sustainable solution to local funding
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International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy Submission
26 Jul 2018
Hospitality New Zealand International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy; Electronic Travel Authority; and Immigration Fees and Levies Submission
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Illegally altered driver licences and IDs are circulating - be on the lookout!
21 May 2018
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Unlawful Deductions from wages by Employers
12 Feb 2018
An employer was recently found by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) to have made unlawful deductions from an employee’s wages.
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Auckland Targeted Rate Update
6 Feb 2018
The Auckland City Council has recently introduced a targeted rate on commercial accommodation providers based on their capital value. This has seen significant rate increases for a number of businesses. We do not believe this is fair and we continue to raise our concerns on this issue at local and central government levels.
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The new Food Act 2014
6 Jun 2016
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