Story: Ngā umanga – Māori business enterprise

Tomoana freezing works closure

Tomoana freezing works closure

Tomoana workers retrieve their belongings after the closure of the freezing works near Hastings in 1994. The closure and downsizing of businesses in the late 1980s and 1990s affected a disproportionately high percentage of Māori workers.

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Matene Love and Tyron Love, 'Ngā umanga – Māori business enterprise - History of Māori enterprise', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 12 August 2022)

Story by Matene Love and Tyron Love, published 11 Mar 2010