Food Sale and Preparation
All food sold to the public must be made in, and sold from, a registered premises. This page explains what you need to know about the requirements for starting a new food business or buying an existing food business.
How to get your food premises registered and information on food control plans.
Information for operators of food stalls at events or markets, including sausage sizzles.
Making a Complaint About a Food Premises
If you wish to make a complaint about the hygiene practices, cleanliness or standards in a food premises please contact Council’s Customer Services on 03 543 8400 or email an Environmental Health Officer to provide details.
How to Report Food Poisoning
Food poisoning is a serious public health issue and investigation of suspected food poisoning is managed by the Public Health Service at the Nelson Marlborough District Health Board. If you think you have had food poisoning please contact them on 03 546 1537. They can arrange a faecal sample and conduct an investigation as necessary.