How confident are you in the Bay of Plenty's economic future? A new survey has delved into how Bay households feel about the Bay's economy and business experts have listed a number of reasons as to why people may not feel certain about the economy's future. Reporter Zoe Hunter takes a deeper look into the Westpac-McDermott Miller Regional Economic Confidence survey and asks experts what they think.
The future looks bright for some Bay of Plenty businesses but others are recognising the growing uncertainty of the economy, experts say.
Fingers have been pointed at log prices, less harvesting activity and