Mindful Fashion report into state of NZ's fashion industry

"A lot of opportunity in trade": Mindful Fashion reports on state of NZ's fashion industry

Mindful Fashion Chief Executive Jacinta Fitzgerald tells Mike Hosking the industry spans a complex ecosystem of businesses from textiles through to design, manufacturing, retailing, education and media.

Threads of Tomorrow, a report commissioned by Mindful Fashion looks into the economic and cultural contributions of the industry and found that last year, the sector added 7.8 billion to the economy, paid 4.4 billion in wages and contributed 1.9 percent to GDP.

There are calls for the Government to engage with the sector.

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