Easter Sunday - to trade or not to trade?

Welcome to the Draft Easter Sunday Shop Trading Policy - we would like to hear your thoughts on our draft policy.


Summary of what's proposed:

  • The draft policy enables shops to open on Easter Sunday throughout the District
  • Shops would only open if they wish to
  • Employees would be entitled by law to refuse to work on Easter Sunday
  • Shop trading on Good Friday would continue to be restricted
  • The policy would not affect existing alcohol licensing requirements for any shop
  • If Council decides to adopt a final policy, it will be in place in time for Easter 2018.


Please take a look at the draft policy and statement of proposal.


If you'd like to have your say please fill in the feedback form.


Engagement ends at 4pm Friday 24 November 2017.

Welcome to the Draft Easter Sunday Shop Trading Policy - we would like to hear your thoughts on our draft policy.


Summary of what's proposed:

  • The draft policy enables shops to open on Easter Sunday throughout the District
  • Shops would only open if they wish to
  • Employees would be entitled by law to refuse to work on Easter Sunday
  • Shop trading on Good Friday would continue to be restricted
  • The policy would not affect existing alcohol licensing requirements for any shop
  • If Council decides to adopt a final policy, it will be in place in time for Easter 2018.


Please take a look at the draft policy and statement of proposal.


If you'd like to have your say please fill in the feedback form.


Engagement ends at 4pm Friday 24 November 2017.

  • Draft Easter Sunday Shop Trading Policy 2017 Feedback Form

    Hello, thanks for taking the time to have your say on our draft policy!


    Just click the 'take survey' button below to give your feedback.


    Hello, thanks for taking the time to have your say on our draft policy!


    Just click the 'take survey' button below to give your feedback.


    Take Survey