Food Safety

The Council inspects food premises, investigates complaints and gives information on making, giving away and selling food.

Have you signed up to the Food Act 2014?

All food businesses must be registered under either a Food Control Plan or National Programme by 28 February 2019.

If you are not sure what category you fit into, visit Where Do I Fit? - Ministry for Primary Industries or talk to one of our environment health officers by calling 04 499 4444 or visiting our Service Centre, 12 Manners Street.

Changes under the Food Act 2014

The Food Act 2014 applies to anyone providing food to the public.

    Make a complaint

    How to make a complaint about food or food hygiene.


      Fees for registering a food premises.


        Practical advice and information on grading, training and safe food practices.