National plans aggressive approach to global trade

National will expand New Zealand’s international trade access, unlocking new markets and opportunities for our exporters. National’s policy is to deliver New Zealand’s boldest-ever trade push. We will work to unlock markets with 2.5 billion new consumers for the benefit of large and small exporters and their workers in every region of New Zealand. This new trade access will create…

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Grocery stores allowed to sell liquor with valid license

Mark Mitchell Wellington, August 22, 2017 Changes in the law made to enable grocery stores to continue holding liquor licences to sell alcohol despite increases in tobacco taxes will take effect on September 15, 2017. The changes were made because increases in tobacco excise tax meant some grocery stores’ main source of revenue changed from food to tobacco products, which…

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