Local councils are given the power to decide whether retail trading is allowed during Easter weekend.
The hospitality industry is hoping politicians get behind an Chris Baillie's Bill.
There are just three and a half days a year when almost all shops must be closed in New Zealand.
"There are only three and a half days over a whole calendar year where a supermarket can't open."
Just four of the 31 brands studied received the highest 'good egg' rating.
A third of Kiwis say they will be out exploring the regions this long weekend.
The Easter Bunny is on his way - here are some tips on how to make an exciting easter hunt for the kids.
Branch out from the old Caramello egg stand-buy and try something new this year.