RNZ: Budget: Funding welcomed, but Māori business miss out

The government will spend $900 million on initiatives to support Māori to deal with the fall-out of Covid-19.

The package includes $400 million on Māori education, a $137 million boost to Whānau Ora, and $200 million on a Māori Employment Package targeted at the regions.

But Dr Matt Roskruge, a Māori senior lecturer in economics and finance, told RNZ Māori news correspondent Leigh-Marama McLachlan, that he expected more for Māori businesses.

Listen to the full interview on RNZ Checkpoint

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