4 Feb 2020

Planning for tourist hot-spots impacted by natural disasters

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:17 pm on 4 February 2020

Dr Caroline Orchiston says we can expect tourist hot spots to be hit by natural disasters, such as the severe weather in Milford Sound, more often. She explains to Jesse why planning for both weather related and earthquake related incidents where tourists are flocking too is becoming more important.

Milford Rd State Highway 94 is expected to be blocked for several days because of flooding and slips.

Milford Rd State Highway 94 is expected to be blocked for several days because of flooding and slips. Photo: NZTA

Get the RNZ app

for easy access to all your favourite programmes

Subscribe to Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan

Podcast (MP3) Oggcast (Vorbis)