Māori TV: Māori tourism critical to country’s economic rebuild

On Monday Stats NZ revealed 234 Māori tourism businesses had employed 11,100 people in 2019 but, as the country suffered a massive financial blow due to Covid-19, this now highlights jobs at risk.

But Māori economist Matt Roskruge says if Covid-19 is taken out of the picture, ” we’re seeing amazing growth in Māori tourism and it’s across the board,” “We should be very proud,” Roskruge told Tapatahi.

See the full interview on Māori Television’s Taitahi