4 Jul 2023

Waitomo glow worm caves: Tourist numbers reduced from damaged roads

From Morning Report, 8:53 am on 4 July 2023

Tourism to Waitomo's glow-worm caves is quietly picking up but the area is struggling with the impact of extreme weather on the roads.

Before the global pandemic, Waitomo hosted more tourists than any other part of the country.

The damaged road network is slowing the recovery.

Libby Kirkby-McLeod reports.