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Economic restructuring: Closure of the Tōmoana freezing works, 1994 (1 o 2)

Economic restructuring: Closure of the Tōmoana freezing works, 1994

The widening gap in mortality rates between Māori and Pacific people and European and other ethnicities in the 1980s and 1990s was probably related to the economic restructuring of this period. These changes had a significant negative impact on Māori and Pacific employment and income. These workers are leaving the Tōmoana freezing works near Hastings after its closure in 1994.

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Health and society - Socio-economic status, ethnicity and health inequality', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/30742/economic-restructuring-closure-of-the-tomoana-freezing-works-1994 (accessed 18 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 6 Apr 2018