Welcome to AccommodationNZ

The new voice for the commercial accommodation sector in New Zealand. AccommodationNZ is independent within the Hospitality New Zealand organisation, solely focused on representing the interests of our commercial accommodation members.

2016 Future Leaders Scholarships - now open

Are you serious about a career in one of New Zealand's most exciting and fast paced industries, and want to make a difference in it? Then we want to help you achieve that goal.

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Enjoy the benefits and support an AccommodationNZ membership. Representing our members interests, training and education opportunities, 24/7 employment advice and more...

Health and Safety at Work Act 2015

Understand the key changes of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 and how it will affect your business.

To help members and staff understand their roles and responsibilities, Hospitality NZ's new Health and Safety Toolkit will be available on our member dashboard from 4 April 2016.

AccommodationNZ - Current News

June 2016 top 40 music chart for hospitality businesses!

Thursday, 14 July 2016

Here is the top 40 music play list from AMS Music for June 2016. AMS Music are passionate about music and the hospitality industry, who want to add value by providing you with a free music play list every month!

MBIE launches its new Employment New Zealand website

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

Today MBIE launched its new Employment New Zealand website. This is the Government's leading source of information on employment in New Zealand to help employers and employees understand their rights and responsibilities.

Grow your business with a Westpac Growth Grant!

Friday, 24 June 2016

Westpac understands the challenges faced by many businesses, so they created the Westpac Business Growth Grant program to help established businesses get to the next level.

Sleepovers for work must be paid

Thursday, 23 June 2016

A recent case about a sleepover comes as a timely reminder that employees who sleepover for work must be paid at least minimum wage for each sleepover hour.

The Right of refusal to guests

Friday, 17 June 2016

On the continuing topic of motels being approached by Work and Income for emergency housing, a very valid concern has been raised by a few members on their right to refuse guests.

Outdoor smoking for bar and pub owners – A smoking gun

Thursday, 16 June 2016

For over 10 years the industry have been compliant with the outdoor smoking area guidelines developed by the Ministry of Health and now are being hit hard with fines with a new interpretation of "what is an outdoor smoking area".

Motels used as emergency housing option

Friday, 10 June 2016

The topic of housing Work and Income (WINZ) clients in motel rooms was discussed by Paula Bennett the Social Housing Minister, in a Parliamentary committee meeting this week. This suggestion was initially made a couple of weeks ago and once again Rachael Shadbolt was approached to discuss the issue.

Drunken room parties – could you be liable?

Wednesday, 1 June 2016

If you are an accommodation provider then you may be all too familiar with rowdy guests partying it up in their rooms. A recent case raised the question of whether an accommodation provider could be liable for drunken room parties under the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012.

Hotel Magazine Column - Full House

Wednesday, 1 June 2016

Rachael Shadbolt talks to Hotel Magazine about the general vibe from the accommodation sector.


Thames Branch AGM 2016

Wednesday, 27 July 2016

Thames Branch members are invited to attend this year's Branch AGM held on Wednesday 27 July 2016.

Nelson Branch AGM 2016

Thursday, 28 July 2016

The Hospitality NZ Nelson Branch AGM for 2015 will be held on Thursday 28 July from 4pm. Guest speaker, Hospitality New Zealand CEO, Vicki Lee will keep you informed and engaged.

Buller Branch AGM 2016

Monday, 1 August 2016

Buller Branch AGM on Monday 1 August. Guest speaker, Hospitality New Zealand CEO, Vicki Lee will keep you informed and engaged.

Taranaki AccommodationNZ Sector Group Meeting

Monday, 1 August 2016

The first Taranaki AccommodationNZ Sector Group meeting will be held on Monday 1 August. Please join us and be informed on the progress of AccommodationNZ and the advocacy issues we will be addressing.

Westland Branch AGM 2016

Tuesday, 2 August 2016

Westland Branch AGM on Tuesday 2 August. Guest speaker, Hospitality New Zealand CEO, Vicki Lee will keep you informed and engaged.

Taranaki Branch AGM 2016

Tuesday, 2 August 2016

Branch members are invited to attend Hospitality NZ Taranaki Branch AGM on Tuesday 2 August, 5.00pm.

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