Industry Issues

The Hospitality Industry is faced with a variety of issues which affect us in one way, shape or form. To familiarise yourself with some of these issues please click on the titles below for Hospitality New Zealand submissions, media releases and correspondence relating to that issue.


View Employment Archive...Employment

Queen's Birthday - Monday 5 June 2017Queen's Birthday - Monday 5 June 2017
Monday, 22 May 2017

Queen's Birthday is a public holiday on Monday 5 June 2017, but is not a prohibited day under the Sale of Liquor Act. Find out the staff entitlements are for those who work on a public holiday or should you choose to trade on this day.

Changes to immigration regulationsChanges to immigration regulations
Wednesday, 19 April 2017

The Government has today (Wednesday 19 April) made announcement on changes to immigration.

Working for Accommodation Fixed Term AgreementWorking for Accommodation Fixed Term Agreement
Thursday, 9 March 2017

A new specialised employment agreement is now available to AccommodationNZ members who employ staff with work for accommodation arrangements.

View Alcohol Licensing Archive...Alcohol Licensing

Auckland PLAP hearings come to a close - what happens now?Auckland PLAP hearings come to a close - what happens now?
Monday, 10 April 2017

The Auckland Provisional Local Alcohol Policy appeal hearings have finally been completed, after four whole weeks of full-day hearings in court, over a seven week period. However, this legal process is far from over.

View Accommodation Archive...Accommodation

FAQ on the Food Act for small accommodation providersFAQ on the Food Act for small accommodation providers
Friday, 28 April 2017

I am a small accommodation property that offers my guests a cooked breakfast. Do I need to a Food Control Plan or a am I under the National Programme? Where do I fit?

Work for accommodation compliance deadline: 1 July 2017Work for accommodation compliance deadline: 1 July 2017
Friday, 7 April 2017

The period of adjustment ceases on 1 July 2017 at which point the Labour Inspectorate investigations will resume and there is the expectation that all operators will be compliant.

View Food & Beverage Archive...Food & Beverage

New plan makes food safety simplerNew plan makes food safety simpler
Monday, 1 May 2017

Last month, the government released a new, shorter and simpler template food control plan for managing food safety.

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