28 Apr 2020

Small business focus at Covid-19 Epidemic Response Committee

1:49 pm on 28 April 2020

The Epidemic Response Committee is hearing from the hospitality industry, retailers, health and beauty practitioners and the Auckland Chamber of Commerce on the impact of Covid-19.

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A Wellington bar owner, the Bay of Plenty Hospitality Association president, a chiropractor, and the head of the NZ Beauty Association are making submissions to the inquiry into the government response to Covid-19 this morning.

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It will also hear from Auckland Chamber of Commerce chief executive Michael Barnett and representatives from mall owner Ladstone Glenfield Ltd and cleaning and maintenance firm Jones & Co.

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