6 Apr 2023

Easter trading: A complex web of weekend rules

From Checkpoint, 6:06 pm on 6 April 2023

For many New Zealanders, along with its religious significance, Easter also means a four-day weekend and some quality time with the family.

Some shops are allowed to open throughout the weekend, while others can only operate on Easter Sunday but not Friday. Adding to the complication, sometimes the rules depend where you are in the country.

Our reporter Tom Taylor and Nick Monro have the story.