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Wake Up Call: Auckland businesses at 'breaking point'

Staff reporters
Wed, 15 Sep 2021

Auckland is now its fifth week of lockdown. (Image: Getty)
Staff reporters
Wed, 15 Sep 2021

Auckland is now its fifth week of lockdown. (Image: Getty)

Summary As Auckland’s lockdown drifts through its fifth week, small businesses are at breaking point. New Zealand is likely to have followed the same cyber crime trends seen in Australia, where cyber crime has jumped by 13%.Breaking point Small businesses in Auckland are at breaking point both financially and, in the case of owners, emotionally. Hospitality New Zealand's Auckland branch president Jamie Freeman told RNZ he has been flooded with emails from struggling business owners. "It's at breaking point to be hon...

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