9 Jul 2020

Bay of Plenty iwi celebrate Jobs for Nature programme

From Morning Report, 6:16 am on 9 July 2020

A funding boost for freshwater and environmental project is being called a little bit of hope at the end of a very dark tunnel.

The government is investing $162 million towards 23 projects through its Jobs for Nature programme, which is expected to deliver more than 2000 jobs.

That's being welcomed for a major Eastern Bay of Plenty iwi desperate to lift their whanau out of unemployment post Covid-19.

RNZ's Te Aniwa Hurihanganui reports.