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Easter Sunday trading has been approved in Dunedin, in time for an influx of visitors to next year's Ed Sheeran concerts.
The star is playing three concerts in Dunedin over the Easter weekend next year, and there are fears the city will struggle to host an extra 65,000 concert goers if shops are shut. Audio
Kim Campbell of the Employers and Manufacturers Association talks about the need for Easter Sunday shopping in Auckland and business support for a Living Wage. Audio
Auckland Council voted against allowing more shops to open on Easter Sunday at a meeting picketed by retail workers and church groups.
Aucklanders will be asked whether they think the city should keep the ban on Easter Sunday trading.
Wanaka retailers are celebrating the news that they can finally open for business on Easter Sunday after years of having to shut their doors - unlike shops in neighbouring Queentown. Video, Audio
Wanaka retailers are being given the option to open on Easter Sunday for the first time this year.
Many councils are unlikely to set new laws allowing local shops to open on Easter Sunday in time for next year.
National MPs have been told to vote in favour of changes to Easter trading laws, despite some of them being openly opposed to it.
More and more Wanaka businesses are flouting Easter trading laws as 50,000 people flood into the town for Warbirds Over Wanaka.
A law change is being considered in Parliament to change the rules around opening hours for shops and restaurants on Easter Sunday. Audio
The Easter Trading laws are going to be loosened. We talk to Maxine Gay of FIRST Union about what this means for workers in the retail sector. Audio
Retailers and tourism hubs say relaxing Easter Sunday trading laws will boost local economies and remove inconsistencies that allow some towns to trade while banning others. Audio
A union representing shop workers says a plan to let councils decide whether retailers can open on Easter Sunday puts staff in a difficult position. Audio
Retail NZ says it's time to drag the Easter trading laws into the 21st century, what do our Panelists think? Audio
A major shift in the way the Labour Inspectorate enforces shop trading laws could make it easier for shops to open illegally at Easter. Audio
Wanaka retailers opened with impunity over Easter, after secretly being informed the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment had no intention of sending inspectors to the resort. Audio
Wanaka bar owners are calling liquor licensing laws an ass, after not a single bar in the resort was given a special licence to trade over Easter. Audio