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17 hours ago

South Island tourist boom over long weekend, Kiwis encouraged to keep travelling

The Team Reporter from Queenstown News

The South Island’s tourism sector burst back into life during the long weekend, but businesses still need Kiwis to get out and spend their dollars over the winter.

Tills were ringing from Marlborough to Southland as people enjoyed the warm weather and the chance to get away now the Covid-19 lockdown rules have been relaxed.

Did you go away over the long weekend or are you planning a trip somewhere in NZ soon? Tell us more in the comments.

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3 days ago

$1.4m boost to help jobless Queenstown migrants find work

The Team Reporter from Queenstown News

A struggling tourist destination brought to its knees by Covid-19 will get a $1.4 million funding boost to help people find jobs.

Queenstown Lakes is receiving the funding as part of a $36.72m Government package to help regions hard hit by coronavirus.

Queenstown Lakes District Council economic development manager Peter Harris said the money would primarily be used for redeploying or retraining people who had lost their jobs or had hours reduced.

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3 days ago

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