3 Jun 2020

Kaikōura prospects grim as tourism dries up

From Morning Report, 8:45 am on 3 June 2020

Kaikōura businesses are just managing to scrape by but prospects for the largely tourist town are grim if the border doesn't open to international visitors by summer. 

Local leaders are worried about unemployment rising over the next six months, and are looking to construction projects as a way to keep people employed. 

Meriana Johnsen reports.