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Tourist hotspots struggling in September quarter – Media release

9 December 2020

Key tourism destinations such as Queenstown, Rotorua, and Auckland had some of the largest drops in filled jobs in the September 2020 quarter in the wake of COVID-19, Stats NZ said today.

Queenstown-Lakes district had 1,155 fewer jobs in the September 2020 quarter than in the same period last year – a 5.3 percent decrease.

Jobs filled in Rotorua district decreased by 1.1 percent (329 jobs). Auckland experienced level 3 lockdown restrictions in August and had a 0.4 percent fall (3,186 jobs) in the September 2020 quarter.

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