It`s time to align tourism with conservation – OP Nicky Snoyink, Otago Daily Times

Nature must take centre stage when reimagining tourism in New Zealand writes Nicky Snoyink.                                                                                                                                                           Many of New Zealand’s evocative landscapes, like the Mackenzie Basin, are highly vulnerable to development and overuse. A Mackenzie dryland heritage area is vital to protecting what remains of those vast, golden landscapes New Zealanders know and love. The Mackenzie Basin needs tourism planning that prioritises and invests in nature protection and good community infrastructure.

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