Attitudes change towards Easter trading

There were a mere handful of complaints made nationwide about stores trading over Easter – and business leaders around the country say a law change is long overdue.

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment was notified 15 times about businesses breaking trading laws over Easter weekend – well down on the 42 complaints lodged last year, and the lowest in at least four years.

Trading restrictions on Good Friday and Easter Sunday prohibit many shops from opening.

Flouting the law can lead to a $1000 fine. Continue reading

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