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Hospitality NZ Supports Refusal Of Off-licence Over Migrant Exploitation

Friday, 16 April 2021, 4:18 pm | Hospitality New Zealand

Hospitality NZ strongly supports the refusal of an off-licence for Two Brothers Wholesale Ltd, in Tokoroa. The decision was announced by the Alcohol Regulatory & Licensing Authority Te Mana Waiture Take Waipiro (ARLA). Hospitality NZ Chief Executive ... More >>

A One Stop Shop Summit Will Feature Best Hospitality And Chefs Have To Offer

Friday, 16 April 2021, 11:08 am | Hospitality New Zealand

Hospitality NZ and NZChefs Association are to host the inaugural New Zealand Hospitality Summit and trade show in September this year. It will be an opportunity for the industry to connect and for both organisations to showcase not only the best of what they ... More >>

Extending Immigration Flexibility Welcomed By Hospitality Businesses

Thursday, 8 April 2021, 9:25 am | Hospitality New Zealand

Hospitality businesses struggling to find trained staff welcome a move to extend by two years the Government’s ability to quickly change COVID-related migrant applications and visas settings, says Hospitality New Zealand. Chief Executive Julie White says ... More >>

Opening Of Trans-Tasman Bubble Wonderful News, Says Hospitality NZ

Tuesday, 6 April 2021, 5:23 pm | Hospitality New Zealand

Hospitality New Zealand welcomes the opening of the trans-Tasman bubble in less than two weeks on 19 April. Chief Executive Julie White says it’s wonderful news for struggling hospitality and accommodation businesses. “Now it’s a matter of ... More >>

Hospitality Sector Looks To Big Easter As Survey Shows Earnings Down At Least 25% For Many Over Summer

Thursday, 1 April 2021, 12:55 pm | Hospitality New Zealand

The hospitality sector is looking to a big Easter weekend for a boost in earnings after a very disappointing summer. A survey of Hospitality NZ’s 3000 members has revealed that nearly two-thirds had a revenue drop of at least 25% over summer as ... More >>

Hospitality Welcomes Futures Report

Friday, 26 March 2021, 3:13 pm | Hospitality New Zealand

Hospitality NZ welcomes the Interim report for the Tourism Futures Taskforce, which was released today. Chief Executive Julie White says the report, which was compiled with help of an industry advisory group of which Hospitality NZ was a part, provides ... More >>

Hospitality NZ Welcome Targeted Support, Cautions Against Unnecessary Structural Change

Friday, 19 March 2021, 3:44 pm | Hospitality New Zealand

Targeted Government support for the hardest-hit tourism and hospitality regions is a most welcome move that is not before time, as are moves to look at the future structure of the industry, says Hospitality NZ. “The targeted support is wonderful ... More >>

Devastating News, Hospitality Businesses Will Be Hit Very Hard By Second Lockdown In Month

Sunday, 28 February 2021, 6:58 am | Hospitality New Zealand

27 February The decision tonight by the Government to take Auckland back into Level 3 lockdown, and the rest of New Zealand into level 2, for seven days is more devastating news for the hospitality sector, says Hospitality New Zealand. Chief Executive Julie ... More >>

Changes To Visas For Onshore Migrants A Game Changer, Says Hospitality NZ

Monday, 21 December 2020, 9:22 am | Hospitality New Zealand

Hospitality NZ welcomes the Government’s changes to visa settings to allow onshore migrants to help fill labour shortages. “This is a game changer for the hospitality sector with the high season right on us,” says Chief Executive Julie White. “Extending ... More >>

Hospitality NZ Re-establishes Accommodation Association For A Dedicated Accommodation Provider Industry Voice.

Monday, 30 November 2020, 12:02 pm | Hospitality New Zealand

Hospitality New Zealand today announced the re-establishment of Accommodation Association New Zealand (AANZ), to fulfil the growing demand for dedicated advocacy for the accommodation sector in this challenging climate. As the voice of the New Zealand accommodation ... More >>

Hospitality NZ Is Pleased That The Important Tourism Portfolio Stays With A Senior Minister.

Monday, 2 November 2020, 5:40 pm | Hospitality New Zealand

“Hospitality New Zealand welcomes incoming Minister Nash to its tourism portfolio and looks forward to working closely with him including elevating the value of the hospitality industry within the visitor economy.” Hospitality New Zealand’s Chief ... More >>

Hospitality New Zealand Encouraged By Easing Of Alert Level Restrictions

Monday, 21 September 2020, 5:06 pm | Hospitality New Zealand

  While the Government’s decision to bring Auckland down to Alert Level 2 on Wednesday, 23 September at 11.59pm and the rest of the country to Alert Level 1 tonight at 11.59pm was anticipated, we are still preparing our members for the ... More >>

Extending Current Restrictions Will Mark The End For Some Hospitality Operators Says Hospitality NZ

Monday, 14 September 2020, 5:22 pm | Hospitality New Zealand

  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.    ... More >>

Extension Of Alert Level 2.5 Incredibly Challenging For The Hospitality Sector

Friday, 4 September 2020, 3:02 pm | Hospitality New Zealand

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 The Government’s decisions today to extend Auckland’s Level 2.5 lockdown ... More >>

Lockdown Extension Puts The Hospitality Sector’s Survival Under Threat– Targeted Support Is Required

Tuesday, 25 August 2020, 4:26 pm | Hospitality New Zealand

The Government’s decisions 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 ... More >>

Targeted Support For The Hospitality Sector Still Required

Monday, 17 August 2020, 5:21 pm | Hospitality New Zealand

Today’s Government announcement regarding extending the Wage Subsidy was commended by Hospitality New Zealand, however, the association says it’s disappointing as it fails to recognise how critically the hospitality sector has been affected. While ... More >>

Return To Alert Level 3 A Devastating Blow For The Hospitality Industry

Wednesday, 12 August 2020, 3:46 pm | Hospitality New Zealand

Last night’s Government announcement that Auckland will return to Level 3 restrictions (and the rest of the nation to Level 2) due to confirmed cases of community transmission in South Auckland, is another hit for the already struggling hospitality industry ... More >>

Hospitality New Zealand Represented On Prestigious Ministerial Group

Thursday, 25 June 2020, 4:22 pm | Hospitality New Zealand

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) announced by Minister of Employment, Willie Jackson, ... More >>

Level 1 Lifeline Lauded By Hospitality New Zealand

Monday, 8 June 2020, 4:31 pm | Hospitality New Zealand

Today’s confirmation from the Government that New Zealand will move to Level 1 from midnight tonight, has been welcomed by Hospitality New Zealand. The association has been strongly advocating for the strict restrictions placed on the hospitality ... More >>

Level 4 Lock-down Could Be The Final Nail For Some Hospitality Businesses

Monday, 23 March 2020, 5:32 pm | Hospitality New Zealand

Hospitality New Zealand says many hospitality businesses will not reopen following the four-week shut down announced by the Government today, as the country prepares to move to Alert Level 4 in the response to COVID-19. The Government has announced ... More >>