Deadline extended for smoked tobacco retailer applications

New deadline 19 November The following email has been received from the Tobacco Regulatory Authority: Kia ora koutou, Update on the smoked tobacco retail scheme Thank you again for your patience as we’ve worked to resolve the technical issue with the HARP system. The issue has been resolved and the smoked tobacco premises application form […]

Vaping retailer applications due by 1 October

Vaping retailer notifications are now live The vaping retailer notifications are now live. See instruction guide below. This is to be used to advise MOH that you intend to keep selling vaping products as  a general retailer. Make sure you complete all steps submitting  your application and making the payment. These must be completed by […]

Notification requirements for vaping retailers

Process for registering as a general vaping retailer The government will shortly be providing a form to register as a general vape retailer. If you currently sell vaping products, you must register on the Health advisory & Registry platform (HARP) website between September 21st and September 30th. In preparation for this you will need a […]

Smoking and Vaping Regulation Update

Updated timelines for combustible and vaping regulations The following edited summary was prepared by Imperial Tobacco. Please see attached 2 recently updated times lines for both Tobacco and Vaping. Very little in detail however I’ve attempted to summarise key dates. Smokefree timeline: For outlets wishing to apply for combustible tobacco license (max. 600) applications are […]

A record-breaking Awards Night

Records broken everywhere at our 2023 event Most ever entries in the Scholarship competition – 12 Most ever audience attendees at the afternoon competition – 120+ Most ever attendees at the award night – 160 Life membership awarded Farewell to Peter Morton We were proud to present Peter Morton with a life membership to NZACS […]

Convenience Matters April 2023

Latest industry news from NZACS It’s been a busy first quarter for NZACs with the annual golf tournament raising over $4,000 to support our Peter Jowett scholars study tour. We have launched membership for this year, received record entries for the PJ scholarship, locked in awards night and continued government communications and lobbying on retailer’s […]