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Regulation deadline extension sensible

By CHRIS ROBERTS - 13 October 2014
The announcement by WorkSafe New Zealand of an extension to the deadline to be registered under the Adventure Activities Regulations will have come as a relief to a number of adventure tourism operators currently going through the process.

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Rotorua Canopy Tours

   Rotorua Canopy Tours

"It's been hard graft but great fun making an impact in a competitive tourist town like Rotorua," says James Fitzgerald, Managing Director of Rotorua Canopy Tours as this savvy young business celebrates its second birthday.

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Westpac special offer – “Get Paid” mobile app

TIA Business Partner Westpac has a new “Get Paid” app which allows businesses to accept credit and scheme debit card payments on the go via an iPhone or Android Smartphone. The app is free to download with no set up fees and no on-going monthly fixed costs. Read more. Westpac is offering TIA members who download the app a merchant service fee discount. Tell your Westpac business consultant you are a TIA member and advise your membership number to trigger the discount.

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