Wednesday, 1 July 2020
New Zealand is emerging from the storm that is COVID-19. A common analogy heard during lockdown was that “we were all in the same boat”. Were we? We might have been in the same sea, during the same storm, but some boats stayed afloat, while others emerged just a little battered. Some sunk, others had sick people, and some lost people who they were unable to mourn and farewell as they usually would.
Regardless of how we fared personally, we are now all facing a changed country; sectors and industries are struggling, and unemployment is increasing.
What can we do? What should we do? We asked experts from Otago Business School.