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Support Earth Hour in a bar or a restaurant

Tuesday, 24 March 2009, 5:28 pm | Hospitality Association of New Zealand

Support Earth Hour in a bar or restaurant, says the Hospitality Association’s Chief Executive Bruce Robertson. Rather than sit home in the dark the Association is urging New Zealanders to turn off the heater, turn off the lights, turn off the stove and ... More >>

Alcohol price increase will hurt

Thursday, 5 March 2009, 11:48 am | Hospitality Association of New Zealand

The decision by liquor producers to increase prices has been condemned by hospitality retailers. This would cost consumers and could cost jobs if retailers do not pass the increases on said Bruce Robertson, Chief Executive of the Hospitality Association. More >>

Time for New Zealanders to party

Monday, 22 December 2008, 12:08 pm | Hospitality Association of New Zealand

It is time for New Zealanders to party. The election is over and dusted, with a new Prime Minister and a new team set on moving the country forward. The sun has come out, and despite gloomy international conditions, most New Zealanders are in a position ... More >>

Sustainability for the NZ Hospitality Industry

Tuesday, 21 October 2008, 5:38 pm | Hospitality Association of New Zealand

The Hospitality Association of New Zealand (HANZ) is urging members of the NZ hospitality industry to prepare for the new carbon economy - and reap bottom line benefits - by measuring their carbon footprint, adopting sustainable practices, and exceeding ... More >>

Full review of liquor laws welcome

Wednesday, 6 August 2008, 2:12 pm | Hospitality Association of New Zealand

"The Hospitality Association has welcomed the first principles review of the Sale of Liquor Act and the Sale and Supply of Liquor and Liquor Enforcement Bill. The Association is pleased that they include the issue of supermarkets and dairies selling ... More >>

Consumers face further price increases

Friday, 27 June 2008, 5:04 pm | Hospitality Association of New Zealand

New Zealanders face yet another round of price increases, this time on their favourite alcoholic beverages, says Hospitality Association Chief Executive Bruce Robertson. Increases in excise tax on 1 July will trigger manufacturers and retailers moving ... More >>

Hospitality Association of NZ - New Appointments

Monday, 19 May 2008, 4:27 pm | Hospitality Association of New Zealand

The Hospitality Association of NZ is delighted to announce the appointment of Jeanette Swift as the Northern South Island Regional Manager. Jeanette has a very strong background in management and sales with extensive international experience in multi-site retail ... More >>

Hospitality Industry seeks tolerance

Wednesday, 19 March 2008, 2:07 pm | Hospitality Association of New Zealand

The hospitality industry is seeking the tolerance of its customers as it continues to work through the trading restrictions resulting from the combined influences of the Sale of Liquor Act and the Holidays Act.  Both these pieces of legislation impact ... More >>

Stay in control this summer

Friday, 14 December 2007, 11:12 am | Hospitality Association of New Zealand

“New Zealanders should get out and enjoy plenty of revelry and hospitality this summer,” says Bruce Robertson, Chief Executive, Hospitality Association. With New Zealanders working longer and harder than ever before taking some time out to have ... More >>

Hospitality Association Australasian Winner

Saturday, 1 December 2007, 12:48 am | Hospitality Association of New Zealand

Hospitality Association Australasian Winner   The Hospitality Association of New Zealand was announced the winner of the Project of the Year Award at the inaugural Australasian Not for Profit Network Awards, held at Warner Bros. Movie World on the ... More >>

Clubs and hotels should be treated the same

Wednesday, 14 November 2007, 2:08 pm | Hospitality Association of New Zealand

Clubs and hotels should be treated the same Clubs and Hotels should operate with the same limitations under the Gambling Act, says Bruce Robertson, Chief Executive of the Hospitality Association. More >>

Tourism Strategy identifies challenges

Wednesday, 7 November 2007, 2:23 pm | Hospitality Association of New Zealand

The New Zealand Tourism Strategy 2015 does an excellent job identifying the challenges faced for the tourism and hospitality industry to successfully deliver ongoing increased tourism value to the New Zealand economy, says Bruce Robertson, Chief Executive of ... More >>

Hospitality Association Australasian Finalist

Tuesday, 6 November 2007, 11:26 am | Hospitality Association of New Zealand

The Hospitality Association of New Zealand has been announced as a finalist in the Australasian Not for Profit Network Awards. More >>

Immigration critical to the Hospitality Industry

Thursday, 25 October 2007, 12:46 am | Hospitality Association of New Zealand

Immigration critical to the Hospitality Industry   Sixty-seven percent of the hospitality industry’s employment growth over the last five years has been met by those not born in New Zealand.  This comment from Bruce Robertson, Chief Executive of the ... More >>

Liquor reforms helpful but do not go far enough

Wednesday, 17 October 2007, 11:05 am | Hospitality Association of New Zealand

Liquor reforms helpful but do not go far enough   “Liquor reforms announced by government should make a contribution to reducing the abuse of alcohol by minors”, said Bruce Robertson, Chief Executive of the Hospitality Association.  Particularly ... More >>

Hospitality Show's Sweet Success

Tuesday, 11 September 2007, 12:36 am | Hospitality Association of New Zealand

With unprecedented sales of exhibition space, a change of date and some great new attractions, the hospitality industry's premier event HospitalityNZ Show will go on record as one of the most successful shows yet. More >>

Hospitality Awards finalists announced

Monday, 20 August 2007, 4:32 pm | Hospitality Association of New Zealand

53 finalists have been named in the 2007 Hospitality Association of New Zealand's Awards for Excellence. Now in its 10th year, the Awards scheme for HANZ members covers 16 categories, ranging from "Excellence in Customer Service" to "Best Sports Bar". More >>

Hospitality Industry Contracts

Monday, 16 July 2007, 1:27 pm | Hospitality Association of New Zealand

Hospitality sector activity is contracting according to Business New Zealand's new monthly Performance of Services Sector Index, this comment from the Hospitality Association's Chief Executive Bruce Robertson. More >>

Tax Hike Bites Consumers -- HANZ

Monday, 2 July 2007, 12:05 am | Hospitality Association of New Zealand

"A round of drinks at the local is going up," says Hospitality Association Chief Executive Bruce Robertson. The price of all alcoholic beverages goes up from 1 July driven by increases in excise tax. More >>

HANZ Cheered by New Drivers' Licence Format

Wednesday, 30 May 2007, 9:51 am | Hospitality Association of New Zealand

Hospitality Association cheered by new drivers' licence format The proposed new-look driver's licences have received a big tick from the Hospitality Association of New Zealand. Many young drinkers use a drivers' licence to verify that they are over ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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