There is a glimmer of hope at the end of the tourism tunnel.
This is how the Government hopes to save the tourism industry from COVID-19.
More than 17,000 Māori working in tourism sector have lost their jobs due to COVID-19.
"It's like calling in an architect instead of the fire service while your house is still burning."
Thousands of people had signed Jennifer Branje's petition on the Parliament website.
"I've heard from the tourism industry that they are absolutely desperate. They can't wait."
Thousands of jobs in the tourism industry are at risk.
An industry association says thousands of jobs depend on the ruling.
Jim Boult calls the crisis 'massive'.