18 Dec 2019

No environment care plan as tourist numbers skyrocket in NZ

From Checkpoint, 6:17 pm on 18 December 2019

The government and the tourism industry have no clear plan to deal with the impacts that ballooning tourist numbers will have on the environment in the coming decades, according to a new report from the Environment Commissioner.

Simon Upton released the report which says current government policies aren't enough to head off the worsening environmental impacts of tourism growth.

Hamish Cardwell has the story.