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MEDIA RELEASE: Sally Attfield joins Hospitality New Zealand to spearhead accommodation sector plans
15 Oct 2020
Hospitality New Zealand welcomes the formal appointment of Sally Attfield as General Manager – Accommodation, based at the National Service Centre in Wellington. Sally reports directly to Julie White, Chief Executive.
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Prepare for the payments revolution
14 Oct 2020
Every industry will end up going through the payment evolution, so you need to be thinking about how your customers are interacting with your business and their expectations. Read more.
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MEDIA RELEASE: Auckland’s Level 1 status a relief for many hospitality operators
5 Oct 2020
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.
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MEDIA RELEASE: Extending current restrictions will mark the end for some hospitality operators says Hospitality New Zealand
14 Sep 2020
The Government’s decisions today to keep current restrictions across the entire country (until Monday, 21 September at 11.59pm) could be the nail in the coffin for struggling operators, says Hospitality New Zealand.
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MEDIA RELEASE: Hospitality Leader Shines Bright
9 Sep 2020
Hospitality New Zealand has announced Sara Tucker, currently External Relations Director at Lion NZ, as this year’s Hospitality New Zealand Hall of Fame recipient.
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MEDIA RELEASE: Extension of Alert Level 2.5 incredibly challenging for the hospitality sector – Hospitality New Zealand urges government to relax 10 person cap on Auckland social gatherings
4 Sep 2020
Extension of Alert Level 2.5 incredibly challenging for the hospitality sector – Hospitality New Zealand urges government to relax 10 person cap on Auckland social gatherings
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MEDIA RELEASE: Today's announcement puts the Hospitality sector's survival under threat - targeted support is required
25 Aug 2020
The Government’s decisions today to extend Auckland’s Level 3 lockdown restrictions (until Sunday, 30 August at 11.59pm) and keep the rest of the country in Alert Level 2 is hugely disappointing and frustrating for the hospitality industry, says Hospitality New Zealand.
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MEDIA RELEASE: “Rebuilding Together” Budget forgets the hospitality sector
14 May 2020
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14 May 2020
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MEDIA RELEASE: Hospitality businesses ready to welcome back customers at Level 2, some relief for the sector
11 May 2020
Hospitality businesses say they are ready to get back to serving their customers and communities at Covid-19 Alert Level 2.
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Coronavirus: Hospitality industry estimates billions of dollars lost during lockdown
8 May 2020
Watch: Julie White, Chief Executive of Hospitality NZ, spoke to The AM Show.
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Immigration NZ COVID-19 Update | 7 May 2020
8 May 2020
Immigration New Zealand has now received 6,912 expressions of interest (EOI) from people who believe they meet exceptions to the border closure. Of the 6,859 EOIs decided so far, 1,437 meet the criteria and have been invited to apply for a visa.
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MEDIA RELEASE: Hospitality businesses seeking a lifeline as Level 2 rules keep the lid on trade
7 May 2020
Level 2 rules announced by the Government today will be too restrictive for hospitality businesses to reopen without facing further significant losses that will send many to the wall, Hospitality New Zealand says.
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Immigration NZ FAQ's
6 May 2020
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