Across New Zealand, coronavirus has brought the hospitality industry to its knees, Josephine Franks reports. But she's struggling to see a time when she'll need the staff to serve a full restaurant on a Saturday night. "People just aren't going to be going out and going, 'Oh, yeah, I'm gonna drop 100 bucks tonight on dinner'." But the Christchurch hospitality industry has a unique resilience, he says, having weathered the "significant trauma" of the earthquakes followed by last year's mosque attack. Krishna Botica sums up what the last weeks have been like for people in the hospitality industry: "a tornado".
Source: Stuff March 31, 2020 15:56 UTC