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Proposed Easter Sunday Shop Trading Policy

This page contains information about the Proposed Easter Sunday Shop Trading Policy.
Updated: 31/10/2018 12:00 a.m.

​The Shop Trading Hours Act 1990 allows Local Authorities to adopt a policy that permits additional types of trading on Easter Sundays. 

Council is proposing an Easter Sunday Shop Trading Policy, to be in place for Easter Sunday 2019.

Council adopted a Statement of Proposal on this matter on 25 October 2018.

Copies of the Statement of Proposal, including submission forms, will be available from 31 October 2018 in hardcopy and on Council’s website at

Hardcopy documents may be inspected at:

  • Whangarei District Council Service Centres at Forum North, Rust Avenue, Whangārei;
  • Ruakaka Service Centre, Takutai Place, Ruakaka;
  • Whangārei Central Library, Rust Avenue, Whangarei;
  • Kamo Library, Kamo Road, Kamo;
  • Onerahi Library, Commins Road, Onerahi;
  • Tikipunga Library, Paramount Parade, Tikipunga.

The Statement of Proposal includes detailed information on how interested parties can present their views to Council; in person and via a written submission, or both.

Telephone submissions are also available by calling 0800 WDC INFO or 09 430 4200.

Feedback may be provided between 9:00am Wednesday 31 October and 5:00pm Wednesday 28 November 2018. All written submissions will be acknowledged.

Individuals or organisations who wish to present their views on the proposal to Council in person may do so on 12 December 2018.

Information on how to register is included in the Statement of Proposal.

This notice is given pursuant to sections 82, 83 and 87 of the Local Government Act 2002.

Rob Forlong

For further information, follow the link below.

Further Information: Proposed Easter Sunday Shop Trading Policy



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