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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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Don't Guess The Yes
22 Jul 2018
Hospitality New Zealand Wellington Branch President Matt McLaughlin has been working with The Sexual Abuse Prevention Network, Wellington City Council and NZ Police on the #DontGuessTheYes campaign. Like the 'Ask for Angela' campaign it is designed to teach bar owners and staff how to make their premises safe, how to identify and respond to sexual assault, and what to do afterwards.
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New, Improved Paper Straws
16 Jul 2018
Hospitality New Zealand environment/sustainability advisory board chair Nick Keene tells Stuff NZ why we've teamed up with The Rubbish Whisperer to urge all 3000 of our members across New Zealand to go plastic straw-free by the end of the year.
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#metoo #sexualharassment #notourproblem?
9 Jul 2018
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