1 Dec 2021

Govt's Auckland boost good step, but hospitality needs help - Viv Beck

From Checkpoint, 6:08 pm on 1 December 2021

Optimistic but not over the moon - that's how Auckland business group Heart of the City feels about the new summer support package for Tāmaki Makaurau.

A $37 million package has been announced by the government with the aim of rebooting the city.

But will 100,000 vouchers and discounts to council facilities like the Zoo actually help businesses who have been battered and bruised from months of lockdown?

Heart of the City chief executive Viv Beck talks to Lisa Owen.