Annual Plan 2019/2020 Submission from Kaikōura Business Association
Single-use plastic shopping bags have already been phased out from supermarkets and large retailers, and from 1 July 2019, they will be banned for all businesses.
To help reduce waste and protect the environment, retailers will not be allowed to use single-use plastic shopping bags from 1 July 2019.
All retailers selling goods in New Zealand must make the transition by 1 July 2019.
While most plastic bags will be phased out, some bags will still be allowed.
Affected businesses will be retail shops, restaurants, online businesses, not-for-profit organisations and farmers markets.
Are you aware that on 6th May 2019, changes to Employment law came into effect?
These include changes to breaks, probationary period, trial periods and unions.
A quick overview can be found at