25 Jun 2021

Ex Christchurch Mayor Gary Moore questions economic development agency's value

From Morning Report, 8:41 am on 25 June 2021

A former Christchurch mayor is questioning the value of the city's multi-million dollar economic development agency saying it's not doing enough to grow jobs and industry.

ChristchurchNZ, got just under $12 million in ratepayer funding last year and is tasked with promoting the city.

But Garry Moore, who served three terms as mayor, says there enough tourism promoters already and the agency is focused on the wrong things.

Anan Zaki has more.