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Violent Weekend Assault In Albert Street Sees Government Called To “Police Up”

Monday, 18 December 2023, 1:02 pm | Dairy and Business Owners Group

Sunny Kaushal is demanding real action from the Coalition Government after a fight on Saturday evening at another venue, spilled onto the streets and led to a serious assault outside the Shakespeare Public House on Albert Street. “We don’t have ... More >>

Dairy Owners Look To New Government For Crime Action

Monday, 16 October 2023, 2:09 pm | Dairy and Business Owners Group

Dairy owners are congratulating the newly elected National-led government with Act with NZ First also likely to feature. They are asking for quick action to get on top of the retail crime emergency all over New Zealand. “We’re looking to the ... More >>

New Windsor Dairy Stabbing “sadly Predictable’ Dairy Owners Say

Thursday, 5 October 2023, 6:14 pm | Dairy and Business Owners Group

The Dairy and Business Owner’s Group Inc is expressing its prayers for the victims of the brutal stabbing today while thanking Police for their swift action. “Before anything else, we stand ready to assist the family and friends of the victims and ... More >>

Criminals Could Benefit From Health Ministry Vape Database

Sunday, 1 October 2023, 8:00 pm | Dairy and Business Owners Group

Dairy owners are writing to the Health Minister and Health Director-General over concerns a public database of general vape retailers will provide criminals a free database of where to rob, burgle, steal and worse. “Youth vaping is being fed by ... More >>

Half Of Kiwi Dairies Predicted To Close With Tobacco Licensing.

Friday, 22 September 2023, 12:43 pm | Dairy and Business Owners Group

Despite a 33% collapse in daily smoking in just two years putting us on track for Smokefree Aotearoa 2025, the Ministry of Health has started implementing Labour’s plan to slash cigarette outlets by 90%. This means just 595 outlets from Northland ... More >>

Dairy Owners Suspend Meetings With Police Minister

Wednesday, 20 September 2023, 9:42 am | Dairy and Business Owners Group

The Dairy and Business Owners Group Inc confirms it has suspended meetings with the Minister of Police (and Justice), the Hon Ginny Anderson, for a lack of progress or resolve to tackle the crime emergency. Since July, representatives of the Dairy ... More >>

Unlawful And Disorderly NZ Revealed In Serious Retail Crime Stats

Tuesday, 5 September 2023, 12:14 pm | Dairy and Business Owners Group

With Goldfields Mall in Thames ramraided a second time in as many months, dairy owners can reveal a shocking blowout in Crimes Act offences, which surged 44% higher in 2022 with 30,130 more Crimes Act offences for a total of 99,045 serious offences ... More >>

Vaping Hospitalisations Revealed For The First Time

Wednesday, 30 August 2023, 1:37 pm | Dairy and Business Owners Group

Official Information Act data confirms that vaping has resulted in no primary hospital admissions, despite tens of thousands vaping for at least a decade. “We’re speaking out because vaping has become a punching bag where the more outrageous the claim, ... More >>

Labour Vaping Policy Declares War On The Corner Dairy

Tuesday, 22 August 2023, 11:03 am | Dairy and Business Owners Group

Dairy owners are hitting back at the Labour Government blaming dairies for youth vaping, when youth crime stats but massive dairy compliance as sellers, points elsewhere. The Group can also exclusively reveal no one has ever been hospitalised in NZ from ... More >>

‘Save Our Stores’ Isn’t Us

Tuesday, 8 August 2023, 12:06 pm | Dairy and Business Owners Group

We are concerned that some believe the “Save our Stores” website is connected to the Group, which it certainly is not. Smoking tobacco imports have halved since 2012. It is welcomed that 154,000 Kiwis no longer smoke daily, and this is due to ... More >>

125,000 Retail Crimes In 2022 Smashes Records, But 2023 Looks Worse

Tuesday, 1 August 2023, 1:02 pm | Dairy and Business Owners Group

Official Police data shows the retail crime emergency smashed records in 2022 confirming the worst fears of retailers and retail workers that their safety is a low priority. “The chickens came home to roost in 2022 but 2023 is looking worse,” says Sunny ... More >>

“Blameless” Ramraiders No Deterrence, Dairyowners Say.

Tuesday, 18 July 2023, 11:42 am | Dairy and Business Owners Group

While dairy owners are welcoming any new sanctions from the government, it remains underwhelmed that the culprits, the kids who raimraid and their parents who don’t care, remain blameless. “How come Kiwis went through the Great Depression, two ... More >>

Dairy Owners Concerned Over ‘crime Without Punishment’ Budget

Friday, 19 May 2023, 4:37 pm | Dairy and Business Owners Group

The Dairy and Business Owners’ Group is concerned the government has given up on the crime emergency with no initiatives aside from extending a ‘pilot’ programme. “Ahead of meeting the Minister of Police in July, we’re concerned she’s gone ... More >>

$50,000 Vape Fine Risk, Sees Dairy Owners Demand Action

Tuesday, 14 March 2023, 12:29 pm | Dairy and Business Owners Group

The Dairy and Business Owners’ Group is writing to the Vaping Regulatory Authority (VRA) and vape manufacturers to seek urgent clarity over what products should and should not be sold after the VRA's 1 March deadline has come and gone. “The Vaping ... More >>

PM Told By Dairy Owners “States Of Emergency” Must Delay Consultation

Tuesday, 28 February 2023, 3:17 pm | Dairy and Business Owners Group

Following local and national States of Emergency, the Dairy and Business Owners’ Group has asked the Minister of Health and the Prime Minister to delay the closing date on vital smoked tobacco consultation to 5 April from 15 March. “Any consultation ... More >>

Armed Hold Ups Will Return As Government Releases Map Of Cigarette Outlets

Thursday, 5 January 2023, 7:43 pm | Dairy and Business Owners Group

Dairy owners are dismayed at maps showing where the Government will allow ‘smoked tobacco’ to be sold , which will lead to serious crime like armed holdups, car jackings and even kidnapping, given each outlet is likely to average $4 million in ... More >>

Dairy Owners Want Halt To Massive Tobacco Tax Hike

Thursday, 22 December 2022, 12:01 pm | Dairy and Business Owners Group

The Dairy and Business Owners’ Group is calling for a halt to the 7.2% ($130) hike in tobacco taxes on New Year’s Day, that’ll take taxes and GST on that tax, to a massive $1,930 a kilogram . “We urgently call on the government to halt this ... More >>

Dairy Death Demands Urgent Government Action On Dairy Safety

Thursday, 24 November 2022, 9:19 am | Dairy and Business Owners Group

Dairy and Business Owners are rallying around the friends and family of the dairy worker senselessly killed for just doing their job, almost a year to the day, after the Dairy and Business Owners’ Group warned the government that a dairy worker ... More >>

Omicron Business Package “A Con” After Checking The Fineprint

Wednesday, 23 February 2022, 12:37 pm | Dairy and Business Owners Group

The so-called targeted support payments to businesses struggling in the COVID-19 Red Traffic Light has been described as a con by hospitality members of the Dairy and Business Owners Group. “After reading the fineprint, does the government take ... More >>

Smokefree “Dairygeddon” Sees Call For Compensation And Greater Security

Thursday, 9 December 2021, 4:49 pm | Dairy and Business Owners Group

Dairy owners want compensation and a massive boost in security with the  end of cigarette sales being signalled. Something that will see crime  spike as black marketers rob stores for 'the good stuff' before  conventional ... More >>





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