7 Sep 2020

Business advocates react to Matariki public holiday pledge

From Checkpoint, 6:14 pm on 7 September 2020

A Labour Party promise to make Matariki a public holiday if re-elected has got many in te ao Māori excited.

But advocates for businesses that are already struggling to keep their staff employed during the Covid-19 crisis say the idea is absolutely the wrong move.

Te Aniwa Hurihanganui reports.