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Te Waka Economic Radar 20 May 2020

As of last Thursday 14 May, the country has shifted to Alert Level 2.

Te Waka, with the support of Waikato Regional Council Economists Blair Keenan and Sarah MacKay, continues to collate data to gauge what is happening in the Waikato economy.

Charts in this week’s Radar show some significant improvement from last week, detailed in this report. We expect to see further improvement as businesses/individuals in the country and Waikato region phase-in the ‘less restrictive’ Alert Level 2 environment.

As previously mentioned, we will continue to expand our monitoring and measures as we scan for signs of trouble, stabilisation, or sparks of life.

Note: The following report has been compiled to share the Waikato region’s COVID-19 recovery progress. In all instances, sources are listed to ensure access to data can be found. Information in this report will be updated weekly, with new measures added either by request or as additional information comes to hand. District level data can be obtained for some of the information contained in this report, please connect with us directly to learn more on this. Te Waka wishes to continue to progress conversations on the streamlining of obtaining this data with our ED community and business.

To provide feedback or find out more on the below information please contact:
Michelle Hollands

Download the full report here.

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