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Tech-Savvy Gen-Y Top Investment for Kiwi Businesses

April 15, 2014 • Fast food, FeaturedComments (0)

A leading business executive says investing in tech-savvy Gen-Y employees is the way forward in today’s market, and that Kiwi companies should resist giving them a bad rap. The general manager for Domino’s New Zealand, Scott Bush, says today’s youths are often criticised for their constant use of digital devices. However, the close connection that ...

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Michael Baines

Local government funding review need to focus on equality – MANZ

April 14, 2014 • Accommodation, FeaturedComments (0)

It’s encouraging to see that the way local government is funded is being reviewed, however it is crucial that any potential changes aim to create a fairer system of revenue gathering, the Motel Association of New Zealand (MANZ) says. The review announced by...

Sally Attfield

Growing value on Hotel Industry Conference agenda

April 11, 2014 • Events, FeaturedComments (0)

Delegates at the 2014 New Zealand Hotel Industry Conference will find out how the tourism industry’s new Tourism 2025 growth framework can help grow their business and how they can play their part. “Many of the key themes of Tourism 2025 – Growing Value...


Ten newcomers reflect changes to Auckland’s dining scene

April 10, 2014 • Featured, Food serviceComments (0)

The menu is changing on the list of Auckland’s most feted 50 restaurants. Twenty per cent of the establishments on the Metro Top 50 restaurants are new to the table while five are returning after absences of varying lengths. The magazine’s Top 50...


Queenstown voted New Zealand’s top destination on Trip Advisor

April 10, 2014 • Featured, TourismComments (0)

Queenstown has again been named New Zealand’s number one destination in the 2014 Travellers’ Choice Destinations by TripAdvisor, the world’s largest online travel community. As well as taking out the top spot in New Zealand, the four season lake and...


Showcase your sustainability credentials

April 8, 2014 • Featured, Food serviceComments (0)

Conscious Consumers has launched a new smartphone application that makes it easy for consumers to find and support local businesses doing good stuff. To be listed on the application businesses need to be accredited for specific ethical and sustainable...

HospoNews Jobs Board is now called Hospitality Jobs

A full blown upgrade to one of our features

April 8, 2014 • Featured, ProductsComments (0)

It’s true, our rather hard-to-remember HospoNews jobs board has been rebranded as well as upgraded to have its own separate top level domain name. I think you will agree that is pretty simple and straight to the point. The new...

Sarah Meikle

Wellington Culinary Events Trust Announce Chief Executive

April 7, 2014 • Announcements, FeaturedComments (0)

The Wellington Culinary Events Trust (WCET) has appointed Sarah Meikle as its new Chief Executive, effective 3 April 2014. The trust is over the moon to have Sarah at the helm and working as the Festival Director for New Zealand’s largest and tastiest...

New Zealand Latte Art Championship

Creative flair on display at New Zealand Latte Art Championship

April 3, 2014 • Events, FeaturedComments (0)

Artistic baristas creating masterpieces from espresso and creamy, foamy milk will compete at the New Zealand Latte Art Championship next weekend. Faces, flowers and fleur-de-lis are set to adorn lattes in the annual competition that challenges baristas from...

Guests enjoying the Urban Vineyard photo credit Wesley Nel

Queenstown wineries ‘pop up’ in Sydney

April 2, 2014 • Featured, TourismComments (0)

Destination Queenstown has teamed up with The Winery Surry Hills to host ‘Urban Vineyard,’ a week-long celebration showcasing Queenstown as a world-class wine and food destination. Running from 31 March to 6 April, Urban Vineyard – #QUEENSTOWNLIVE...