2 Dec 2020

Lower South Island jobseeker numbers up more than 50 percent

From Morning Report, 8:10 am on 2 December 2020

Covid-19 has caused economic pain throughout the country, but nowhere more than the lower South Island where the numbers on the dole have increased more than 50 percent since February.

Unsurprisingly tourist mecca Queenstown Lakes has been hardest hit.

But as Timothy Brown reports, there's still hope there - and among its neighbours.