February 2nd 1959
THE HAWKE’S BAY RETAILERS’ ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED.
1. NAME: The name shall be “The Hawke’s Bay Retailers’ Association Incorporated”.
2. OBJECTS: The objects for which the Association is established are: –
(a) To promote the general interests and welfare of the drapers, clothiers, mercers, milliners, furnishers, footwear sellers, crockery and Home appliance sellers and any other allied retailers in the Provincial District of Hawke’s Bay.
(b) To promote and encourage in Hawke’s Bay a high standard of salesmanship service to the public and a just and honourable practice in the conduct of business.
(c) To influence members in refraining from unfair competition and trade practice.
(d) To promote friendly relations amongst and between the members and all other persons connected with the retail trades.
(e) To collect and disseminate information that will assist members in the efficient or economical conduct of their business and to acquire and promote any publication in whole or in part or to designate such or other suitable publication the official organ of the Association.
(f) To promulgate a general policy and to secure uniformity of action by members of the Association.
(g) To conduct or cause to be conducted on behalf of its members, either individually or collectively, negotiations the settlement of industrial disputes by means of industrial agreements relating to conditions of employment or by the reference of such disputes to Councils of Conciliation or to the Court of Arbitration.