Easter Sunday Trading Bill to Parliament

7 April 2009, Press Release: New Zealand National Party

Rotorua MP to introduce Easter Sunday Trading Bill to Parliament. Rotorua MP Todd McClay is to introduce a Member’s Bill to Parliament asking MPs to change the law to allow local communities to choose whether or not they can open on Easter Sunday. Mr McClay said that for a few tourist destinations in New Zealand like Rotorua the chance to open shops on Easter Sunday was extremely important.
Family First Comment: Unfortunately this bill was drawn out of the ballot in November and will be debated early 2010