5 Jun 2024

Renewed calls to Buy New Zealand Made

From Checkpoint, 4:05 pm on 5 June 2024

There's a renewed call to Buy New Zealand made as the number of businesses going to the wall soars. The latest data from credit bureau Centrix shows business liquidations are up 19% year on year. It said 193 business liquidations were recorded in April, with 14 in manufacturing - the highest rate for the sector in five years. Buy New Zealand Made promotes and licences busineses to use the trademark and it has real concerns about the economic landscape. Executive director Dane Ambler speaks to Lisa Owen.