Tools and Fact Sheets

Information and Resources on the main alcohol Law Changes for Business

  • 12 December 2013

A variety of new factsheets are available to help inform businesses and members of the public about how they are affected by changes under the new Act.

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Formulae for Calculating 15% GST

  • 18 November 2013

Use the attached sheet to help you calculate 15% GST on your products, several variations including adding, removing, removing old and adding new, Excel formulas plus more. Read more ›

Coupon Code of Practice

  • 18 November 2013

Discount coupons are a useful means of stimulating the sale of grocery products, to the benefit of both marketer and retailer.

This Code of Practice records the basic responsibilities for the parties involved in handling coupons,

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Tobacco Displays

  • 18 November 2013

From 23 July this year a new regulation allows anyone selling tobacco products to display a printed or handwritten notice setting out where in the shop these can be purchased.

Download the A3 Poster and price list template here or notices can be ordered online, free, at or obtained from local public health units.

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Support for SME's

  • 18 November 2013

In 2012 The Minister for Small Business, Hon John Banks, launched Start, Manage and Grow Your Business, an updated publication designed to help small business owners access government services and get the best value from them.

He said having been a business owner for many years, I understand how difficult it can be to constantly grapple with government regulation or to know what help is available. Keeping up with compliance information distracts business owners from what they do best running their business and growing our economy.

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Shelf Management System

  • 04 October 2013

Image Nets new planogramming service for Suppliers and Retailers. Read more ›

Earthquake highlights stacking and shelving hazards

  • 23 September 2013

The devastating impact of the Canterbury earthquakes in September 2010 and February 2011 have demonstrated the importance of ensuring that storage racking systems and shelves are designed and maintained to withstand seismic activity.

All regions of New Zealand are liable to earthquakes, and bulk storage facilities and retail stores must consider building content restraint as part of their hazard identification and management programmes.

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NZ Public Holiday Dates 2014 - 18

  • 19 August 2013

Details of all NZ public holidays from 2014 - 2018, including anniversary dates of all provinces. You can also download the tables in a word document.

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Changes to Liquor Laws - Fact Sheets

  • 18 July 2013

Fact sheets and information around the changes to the Liquor Laws

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