30 Nov 2020

From safari to espresso - a Covid-19 career change

From Checkpoint, 5:55 pm on 30 November 2020

The world of Covid-19 has forced some people to switch their livelihoods around entirely.

A Havelock North woman used to sell safari trips to Africa - now she's working as a coffee roaster.

She's one of about 17,000 women in New Zealand who left the tourism industry due to Covid-19 - far higher than the number of men.

Hawke's Bay reporter Tom Kitchin has more.