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MEDIA RELEASE: Let’s Talk Hospitality 2020
4 Aug 2020
Hospitality New Zealand gives the Government its key priorities for the Survive, Revive & Thrive strategy.
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MEDIA RELEASE: Hospitality New Zealand welcomes $40 million subsidy to resolve commercial rent disputes, for some the decision is too little, too late.
31 Jul 2020
Hospitality New Zealand's Media Release welcomes the announcement of $40 million subsidy to resolve commercial rent disputes, however it is too late for some.
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Financial crime is everyone’s business
24 Jul 2020
Fraudsters are starting to focus more on compromising people rather than systems, so it’s important to create a culture of crime awareness in your business. Read more.
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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: Get out and support your ‘Local’ this weekend. Help get local hospitality businesses back on their feet.
15 May 2020
Hospitality New Zealand welcomes the latest initiative from Lion and wholeheartedly asks all New Zealanders to support their nearest and favourite New Zealand food and beverage operators as part of the Cheers to Your Local campaign starting today.
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Hospitality feels like the forgotten industry
15 May 2020
The hospitality sector is feeling left out by the 2020 Budget, Hospitality NZ Chief Executive Julie White talks to Heather du Plessis-Allan on Newstalk ZB.
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MEDIA RELEASE: “Rebuilding Together” Budget forgets the hospitality sector
14 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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Immigration NZ COVID-19 Update | 13 May 2020
14 May 2020
Read the latest update direct from Immigration NZ (INZ) relating to COVID-19 implications on immigration.
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Department of Internal Affairs - Operational Update #5
12 May 2020
Following the Prime Minister’s announcement about New Zealand starting to move to Alert Level 2 from 14 May 2020, Class 4 gambling operators will need to prepare to operate under the Alert Level 2 guidelines.
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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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It’s official – Hospo smashed by lockdown
11 May 2020
Statistics New Zealand [i] has confirmed the worst, with its just-released figures showing card spend for hospitality food and beverage services has fallen a massive 95%, down $814 million in just one month.
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Restaurants and bars grappling with Level 2 restrictions call for hospitality rescue package
11 May 2020
Hospitality NZ comments on 1 News - Restaurants and bars grappling with the looming restrictions of Alert Level 2 are calling for a hospitality rescue package in next week’s Budget.
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