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Matariki brings regional boost for hospo
6 Jul 2022   /

Matariki brings regional boost for hospo

The first Matariki long weekend provided a welcome lift for the hospitality sector, according to Worldline data.


Restaurant Month returns to Auckland
5 Jul 2022   /

Restaurant Month returns to Auckland

Auckland’s city centre will come alive with food, nostalgia and fine dining to celebrate Restaurant Month from 1 – 31 August.


Repealing Easter rules could help hospo, tourism – Hospitality NZ
30 Jun 2022  

Repealing Easter rules could help hospo, tourism – Hospitality NZ

Hospitality New Zealand is calling for MPs to send a private member’s bill repealing Easter trading restrictions to a select committee so the industry can have its say on whether to stay open or not.


Fable, Hotel Britomart, TOP 10 among hospo awards finalists
21 Jun 2022   /

Fable, Hotel Britomart, TOP 10 among hospo awards finalists

The relatively new Fable brand and Hotel Britomart, as well as vineyard accommodation and TOP 10 holiday parks, are among the finalists in the Lion Hospitality Awards for Excellence 2022.


Date set for new food, wine, design festival
17 Jun 2022   /

Date set for new food, wine, design festival

A new food, wine and design festival called INDULGE will light up Auckland’s Wynyard Point and Jellicoe Harbour in March 2023.


Hospo on road to recovery – RA
10 Jun 2022   /

Hospo on road to recovery – RA

The hospitality industry is bouncing back from downtime caused by Covid, according to a Restaurant Association survey of members for the month of May.


120+ events for Visa Wellington on a Plate
1 Jun 2022   /

120+ events for Visa Wellington on a Plate

More than 120 events and pop-ups will take place during Visa Wellington On A Plate, on during the month of August.


May means Eat, Drink, Love Ponsonby 2022
20 May 2022   /

May means Eat, Drink, Love Ponsonby 2022

For the month of May, participating Auckland restaurants and bars will be celebrating the Eat, Drink, Love Ponsonby 2022.


Card spending up in April, but down for hospo
11 May 2022   /

Card spending up in April, but down for hospo

Seasonally adjusted debit and credit card spending rose by $551m or 7% to $8.1bn in April 2022 compared with the previous month, according to Stats NZ.


Shakespeare Hotel celebrates 125 years
11 May 2022   /

Shakespeare Hotel celebrates 125 years

The Shakespeare Hotel, Restaurant and Bar in Auckland celebrating its 125th birthday with a ticketed ‘Shakespeare 125’ event to be held this Saturday.


NZ Hospitality Conference return
9 May 2022   /

NZ Hospitality Conference return

The New Zealand Hospitality Conference will return to Grand Millennium Auckland on 26-27 July.


Hospo sales, jobs continue to drop – Xero
29 Apr 2022   /

Hospo sales, jobs continue to drop – Xero

Hospitality sales in March 2022 dropped 6.6% and job growth fell 11% compared to the same month last year due to Covid-19 challenges, Xero’s Small Business Index for March 2022 found.


Entries open for 2022 Hospitality Awards for Excellence
26 Apr 2022   /

Entries open for 2022 Hospitality Awards for Excellence

Entries are now open for the 24th annual Hospitality Awards for Excellence, which will be held in person for the first time in three years.


Hospo spend tops $202m over Easter
21 Apr 2022   /

Hospo spend tops $202m over Easter

Consumer spending in hospitality over the week leading up to Easter Monday reached $202.8m, bucking a 23% downward trend over the last eight months.


Business events, hospo thrilled as cap limits scrapped
14 Apr 2022   /

Business events, hospo thrilled as cap limits scrapped

The business events and hospitality sectors have welcomed the ditching of capacity limits in time for the important Easter and school holidays.


NZ moves to Covid orange at midnight
13 Apr 2022   /

NZ moves to Covid orange at midnight

Bars, cafes, and restaurants will be able to fill up again with capacity and seating rules lifted, says Chris Hipkins.


Omicron wipes $149m off hospo March spend
12 Apr 2022   /

Omicron wipes $149m off hospo March spend

Card spending in hospitality fell to $891m in March 2022, down by 14.3% or $149m compared to the same month last year, according to Stats NZ.


Hospo’s challenges can be fixed – report
8 Apr 2022   /

Hospo’s challenges can be fixed – report

Driving out poor employers, providing decent work, and changing the image of the industry are the major recommendations from research into NZ hospitality.


Hospo spend sees gradual improvement in March
6 Apr 2022   /

Hospo spend sees gradual improvement in March

Spending in the hospitality sector increased steadily during March reaching almost $700m, according to new data by Worldline.


Hospitality sees red over continued Covid restrictions
5 Apr 2022   /

Hospitality sees red over continued Covid restrictions

Hospitality businesses continue to struggle at the hands of the government’s decision to keep the country in the red setting, say industry players.


…but hospo slams ‘waste of time, nonsensical’ capacity increase
24 Mar 2022   /

…but hospo slams ‘waste of time, nonsensical’ capacity increase

Despite the welcome news, some say capacity changes to venue caps remain a pain point.


Watch: NZ hospitality in 360-degree virtual reality
11 Mar 2022  

Watch: NZ hospitality in 360-degree virtual reality

Discover New Zealand’s hospitality industry in this 360-degree virtual reality experience, courtesy of Go with Tourism.


Changes to Covid support ‘victory’ for hospo
28 Feb 2022   /

Changes to Covid support ‘victory’ for hospo

The government’s amended Covid Support Payment is a “victory” for the hospitality sector, says Hospitality New Zealand.


Hospo welcomes phase 3 shift
25 Feb 2022   /

Hospo welcomes phase 3 shift

Hospitality New Zealand says the shift to phase 3 of the Omicron response is a relief and will help the sector recover and keep staff in jobs.


Many businesses ineligible for Omicron support – Hospitality NZ
23 Feb 2022   /

Many businesses ineligible for Omicron support – Hospitality NZ

The government’s Covid Support Payment scheme unveiled on Monday will not cover businesses that experienced poor trade in January, says Hospitality New Zealand.


Queenstown hospo shutdown heralds Omicron “inferno”
14 Feb 2022   /

Queenstown hospo shutdown heralds Omicron “inferno”

Hospitality operators are battling to stay open – and afloat – after Covid cases force widespread closures at the resort.


Longer term problems loom for hospo, events – Alexander
14 Feb 2022   /

Longer term problems loom for hospo, events – Alexander

The worst of times are not over for the hospitality, events and accommodation industry with any recovery as far off as spring, says former BNZ chief economist Tony Alexander.


Hospo revenues plummet 60% on pre-Covid levels – RA
11 Feb 2022  

Hospo revenues plummet 60% on pre-Covid levels – RA

The Restaurant Associating is urging the public to dine out as hospitality revenues continue to fall, saying Government modelling is breeding fear into the public.


New ice bar opens at Queenstown
9 Feb 2022   /

New ice bar opens at Queenstown

A new ice lounge attraction has opened its doors at Queenstown’s Upper Village.


Hospo business fined $20k over Covid infringements
24 Jan 2022   /

Hospo business fined $20k over Covid infringements

A restaurant in Christchurch has been fined $20,000 by WorkSafe New Zealand for failing to comply with Covid-19 requirements.


Auckland move to orange too late for some – Hospitality NZ
14 Dec 2021  

Auckland move to orange too late for some – Hospitality NZ

Hospitality New Zealand says Auckland’s move to orange under the Covid traffic light system will come too late for some businesses.


Hospo contributes 137k direct jobs, $6.8b in GDP
2 Dec 2021   /

Hospo contributes 137k direct jobs, $6.8b in GDP

More than 232,000 jobs are dependent on New Zealand’s hospitality sector, 137,000 of them directly, according to a new report.


Hospitality Awards for Excellence: QT Auckland reigns supreme
24 Nov 2021   /

Hospitality Awards for Excellence: QT Auckland reigns supreme

Hotel Grand Windsor, Fable Dunedin, The Hotel Britomart and Wharekauhau Country Estate all picked up gongs.


Nelson extends rent relief to help hospo
19 Nov 2021  

Nelson extends rent relief to help hospo

Nelson City Council will continue rent relief for outdoor dining, street stallholders and concession holders until the end of March 2022.


Hospitality “frustrated” at lack of vaccine passport info
18 Nov 2021   /

Hospitality “frustrated” at lack of vaccine passport info

The Restaurant Association says it needs more guidance on how vaccine passports will work in a business setting.


Hospitality NZ launches ‘We’re Ready’ campaign
15 Nov 2021   /

Hospitality NZ launches ‘We’re Ready’ campaign

Hospitality venues and accommodation operators will this week start a campaign to re-open their doors.


Business groups, hospo “see red” in inconsistent lockdown easing
9 Nov 2021   /

Business groups, hospo “see red” in inconsistent lockdown easing

The easing of Auckland’s lockdown restrictions is inconsistent, say business groups.


Lion Hospitality Awards for Excellence go virtual
4 Nov 2021   /

Lion Hospitality Awards for Excellence go virtual

Hospitality New Zealand will hold its 2021 Lion Hospitality Awards for Excellence event online this year on 23 November due to Covid restrictions.


Hospo suffers in “disappointing” alert level decision
2 Nov 2021   /

Hospo suffers in “disappointing” alert level decision

The inability of restaurants to open before step 3 of Covid-19 alert level 3 is disappointing for the industry, says the Restaurant Association.


Hospitality NZ launches Koha gift card
29 Oct 2021  

Hospitality NZ launches Koha gift card

Hospitality New Zealand has launched a digital gift card for use in hospitality venues across the country.


Hospo, retail support Greens call to backdate rent relief
27 Oct 2021  

Hospo, retail support Greens call to backdate rent relief

The Green Party hopes to enable tenants and landlords to backdate any adjustments in rent due during Covid-19 alert levels 3 and 4 under commercial leases to cover the full lockdown period.


Marlborough’s Moa Tap Room wins best beer tourism award
26 Oct 2021   /

Marlborough’s Moa Tap Room wins best beer tourism award

Moa Tap Room in Marlborough has won the beer tourism accolade at the 2021 New Zealand Beer Awards.


Hospitality important for social wellbeing – survey
18 Oct 2021   /

Hospitality important for social wellbeing – survey

An international survey shows that 66% of adults agree that social and mental wellbeing was negatively impacted by the closure of hospitality venues, says Hospitality New Zealand.


Help for Hospo distributes $60k to date
12 Oct 2021  

Help for Hospo distributes $60k to date

The Help for Hospo fund is supporting hospitality workers in need, distributing privately donated funds to those seeking additional help beyond the wage subsidy and other means.


Hospo “furious” at legal risk over vaccine certificates
8 Oct 2021  

Hospo “furious” at legal risk over vaccine certificates

Hospitality New Zealand says the “industry’s fury is growing” with the government for not providing legal cover over vaccine certificates.


Premium hospo outlet for Auckland Viaduct
8 Oct 2021  

Premium hospo outlet for Auckland Viaduct

Good Spirits Hospitality will open a new high-end English Ale House after starting a lease at the Auckland Viaduct.


Hospo pleads for targetted help after “devastating” decision
5 Oct 2021  

Hospo pleads for targetted help after “devastating” decision

Hospitality businesses are “on the brink” with casualties expected in the lockdown extension, say industry groups.


Hospitality Awards sets new date, venue for postponed event
30 Sep 2021   /

Hospitality Awards sets new date, venue for postponed event

The 2021 Hospitality Awards for Excellence will be held on 23 November at Auckland Museum, as long as the city is at Covid-19 alert level 1.


Industry groups reject “ludicrous” Covid testing request
29 Sep 2021  

Industry groups reject “ludicrous” Covid testing request

Hospitality New Zealand and Retail New Zealand say they have concerns about the government’s request for retail workers to get Covid-19 tests.


Auckland level 3 ‘little difference’ for most hospo, accom
21 Sep 2021   /

Auckland level 3 ‘little difference’ for most hospo, accom

Level 3 makes little difference for most operators but the increase in indoor numbers to 100 for level 2 areas is welcomed.