2 Dec 2019

Worker shortage strikes regional hospitality sector

From Morning Report, 7:51 am on 2 December 2019

Hospitality businesses in the top of the South are struggling to fill summer job vacancies, with some reporting not a single application from the typically abundant visitor workforce.

They're blaming confusion over work visa changes being introduced over the next 18 months.

Tourism Industry Aotearoa also says fewer young people are now visiting New Zealand.

Tracy Neal has the story.