30 Jun 2020

New partnership will help Rotorua tourism workers back into mahi

From Midday Report, 12:44 pm on 30 June 2020

The head of an iwi-led Covid-19 response hub, says the impact on Māori in Rotorua has been immense and a new project aims to get people back into mahi.

Te Arawa Covid-19 Hub has formed a partnership with the Ministry of Social Development to help connect whānau - many who have never been unemployed - to jobs. 

The Hub lead, Karen Vercoe, told Māni Dunlop why the partnership was set up.