The value of cash debated

Voices for Freedom’s poster promoting the continued use of cash is on display at a number of local businesses, while one café in Silverdale recently took the step of refusing to accept cash.

When Silverdale café Sierra went cashless recently, it caused a stir – along with interest as to whether this may be a growing trend.

Consumer NZ says a business can refuse to accept payment in cash – however they should be upfront about it to prevent any awkward situation from arising.

Sierra is doing that with a prominent sign.

Silverdale Business general manager Tasha Gummer says reasons wh...

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