Government opens Covid-19 resurgence support to help businesses cover costs

A Stuff article.

Businesses affected by New Zealand’s Covid-19 lockdown can now apply for a one-off Government payment to help cover costs.

Finance Minister Grant Robertson said the Covid-19 Resurgence Support Payment (RSP) was intended to help businesses with costs such as rent or fixed costs during higher alert levels.

To qualify applicants must experience at least a 30 per cent decline in revenue over seven days as a result of the increase in alert levels, as well as other eligibility criteria.

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