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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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Rugby booze bill "bollocks" says watchdog
24 Aug 2015
Radio New Zealand - 24 August 2015 - Hospitality New Zealand said the Bill would ensure pubs and clubs could meet what it called the legitimate needs of patrons.
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MPs warned about RWC booze bill
24 Aug 2015
NZCity - 24 August 2015 - However, Hospitality New Zealand is backing the bill and it wants the extended opening hours to apply to all matches, not just those from the quarter-finals on that the All Blacks are playing in.
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Man refused entry to Christchurch bar because of his facial tattoos
24 Aug 2015
Taranaki Daily News - National - 24 August 2015 - An artist was refused entry to a bar because of his facial tattoos, despite offering to hide them with makeup.
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Westpac Auckland Business Awards
22 Aug 2015
Scoop NZ - Business - 22 August 2015 - Jet Park Hotel & Conference Centre Announced as Finalists in Westpac Auckland Business Awards- South 2015!.
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Bars await World Cup vote
17 Aug 2015
The Northern Advocate - Local News - 17 August 2015 - Northlanders wanting to enjoy an early morning pint at the pub this Rugby World Cup are not out of luck just yet.
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Bar opening hours in spotlight as binge-drinkers fill Wellington Hospital
16 Aug 2015
Stuff.co.nz - Health - 16 August 2015 - Drunks are once again flooding Wellington Hospital's emergency department, leading some health experts to call for tougher laws to curb binge-drinking in the capital's CBD.
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World-Class Auckland: What price a night on the town?
15 Aug 2015
New Zealand Herald - National News - 15 August 2015 - Auckland consistently ranks highly in lists of the world's best cities but is never number one.
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World Cup bar move welcomed
13 Aug 2015
Otago Daily Times - 13 August 2015 - Police will continue to work with Hospitality New Zealand to ensure that an appropriate balance is drawn.
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