Post by Kiwi Frontline on Nov 14, 2017 16:22:50 GMT 12
MAORI TOURISM POISED TO BOOM
Tourism stands out as a huge opportunity for the Maori economy, benefitting the whole of New Zealand, according to a business advisory expert.
Kylee Potae, Head of the Maori Sector group for global business and accountancy network BDO, says the accepted figure for the Maori economy is now $50 billion, boosted by various iwi as they expand their business interests well into the Treaty of Waitangi post-settlement phase.
That figure will only increase when Ngapuhi, the biggest iwi in the country, settle their treaty claim before 2020, the deadline for all such claims to be completed......