8 Apr 2020

Govt pledges NZ tourism reboot after Covid-19

From Checkpoint, 6:25 pm on 8 April 2020

The tourism industry is preparing for a shake-up after the government announced a reboot in the wake of Covid-19. Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis says the project will re-imagine the way tourism is governed, marketed and how visitors are managed.

It comes as the industry continues to haemorrhage staff and money after visitors dried up and the lockdown started.

Tourism reporter Tess Brunton has more.