Auckland Council will refund 80% on special licence application fees paid for the Rugby World Cup 2015 prior to the RWC Bill being passed.
The Auckland Council is seeking consultation from food premises on their proposed fees under the new Food Act 2014. Now open to public submissions until 21 December 2015 we encourage you to have your say.
Today Chief Executive Bruce Robertson announced that he will be leaving Hospitality NZ at the end of the year. This is not retirement as Bruce plans to undertake some governance roles and will utilise his advocacy skills with some contract work.
The Government aims to have 80% of New Zealanders to be able to access the internet using UFB fibre by 2022. But your business may not have to wait that long so why not check it out. Your customers will thank you for it.
The 2015-16 Christmas and New Year resource is now available and is an easy to follow flow chart to assist staff planning and pay. For further assistance please contact your Regional Manager on 0800 500 503.
During the 2015 Awards for Excellence dinner in Nelson last month, it was our honour to introduce Margaret Grant as Hospitality NZ's 2015 inductee to the Hall of Fame. She is called the 'Mother of Tourism on the West Coast' because of her years of service and dedication to the Tourism and Hospitality.
Recent decisions made by the Alcohol Regulatory Licensing Authority (ARLA) demonstrate that the suspension periods for failed Controlled Purchase Operations (CPOs) are getting longer.
As of Friday 20 November all Motel Association of NZ members will be transferred to Hospitality NZ and receive the full membership services under the Accommodation NZ brand. Look forward to welcoming our new members.
In this issue there are a number of announcements and new information that will help you successfully run your businesses this summer. Enjoy the read!
We do not recommend drinking and driving, but if you choose to have a social drink this rule of thumb - Know Your Limits will help you stay on the right side of the 250mcg legal limit.
Kiwis should be proud of their off the field performance during the Rugby World Cup. The industry proved that they have great host responsibility capability and Kiwis are simply good sports and responsible players.
Following RWC 2015 New Zealand and Australia continue their sporting rivalry in cricket and the ITM 500 Auckland. SKY Sports has coverage of of the main race plus many other sporting events taking place during November.
The alcohol law creates a number of 'day to day' requirements for establishments who hold any type of on licence and club licences. This article looks at those basic requirements and what they mean in practice.
The new Food Act 2014 comes into force on the 1st March next year. While some of you won’t need to do anything straight away, others will need to start complying with the new rules sooner.
Both the Hospitality NZ and MANZ Branch members are invited to a Taranaki Christmas BBQ, Bowls and get-together on Tuesday 1 December 2015. Please RSVP to email@example.com or call 0800 500 503.
The Northland Branch Committee invites its members to the next branch meeting on Tuesday 1 December, 11am at Schnappa Rock. We look forward to seeing you there.
Central Otago Branch invites all members to the Hospo Golf Day on Tuesday 1 December at the Arrowtown Golf Club. We'd love to see you there!
The Counties Manukau and Auckland branches would like to invite you to join fellow members for Branch Christmas drinks and a social event on Tuesday 1 December at the Celsius Gastrobar.
The Wellington Branch invites members and their staff to join them for an afternoon of fun at the Christmas Bowls Bash. Please RSVP to Regional Manager Dylan Firth as space is highly limited.
Canterbury Branch members are invited to enjoy some Christmas Cheers and Beers on Tuesday 8 December at Casa Publica in Christchurch.